The industrial area of Crimmitschau is one of the model objects of the town and from its settlement until now it has developed in a rapid way. One year after the first sod in 1991 the first sites were sold to investors. From the beginning attention was paid to settle down firms producing goods. Although 350 people being employed there in 1994 1800 jobs have been created in 55 firms until today. 90 % of the 70 hectare area is being used now so that an extension of the area by 16 hectares is necessary.