Trostberg is a town in the district of Traunstein, in Bavaria, Germany. It is situated on the river Alz, 19 km northwest of Traunstein. As with other 'old towns' in the region, it is a popular local tourist spot.
Church of Saint Andrew
Coat of arms
|Coordinates: 48°1′N 12°33′E|
|• Mayor||Karl Schleid (CSU)|
|• Total||51.36 km2 (19.83 sq mi)|
|Elevation||493 m (1,617 ft)|
|• Density||220/km2 (570/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
About 1,400 people are employed at the Chemiepark Trostberg, a large chemical industrial area near the town. The two main companies are AlzChem and BASF Bauchemie (construction chemistry). The Chemiepark Trostberg originated from a calcium cyanamide production plant, founded in 1908. Between 1978 and 2000, the company was called SKW Trostberg AG.
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- Stadt Trostberg, Wirtschaftsstandort
- History of AlzChem AG Archived 2014-11-04 at the Wayback Machine
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2008-11-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)