The Swiss know about the enormous potential in America Infrastructure rebuilding. Here swissinfo.ch delivers a concise rundown on some potential winners.
Trump has announced big investments and wants to build this wall in Mexico,” Sika spokesperson Dominik Slappnig, told Swiss Public Television SRF. The Swiss firm specialising in construction material employs over 1,500 people in North America and made a turnover of CHF839 million ($848 million) in the region. It has already acquired two American companies – FRC Industries in Alabama and L.M. Scofield in Los Angeles – this year.
“We’re extremely well positioned there,” said Slappnig.
Another company that is hopeful of a windfall from infrastructure projects in the United States is the Swiss-French cement giant LafargeHolcim.
“We’re of the opinion that investment in infrastructure is a deciding factor that can support economic growth in the US,” Eike Christian Meuter, spokesperson for LafargeHolcim told Swiss Public Television, SRF.