Trnava is the oldest independent royal city in Slovakia with a rich cultural, commercial and industrial history. It lies on the edge of Západoslovenská lowland at a distance of about 50 km from Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, and only 95 km from Austrian capital Vienna. Trnava is the seat of the district and county and in terms of road and rail transport has a very convenient location. The town has a main highway and rail corridor linking the west and east, and north and south of the country. The town with 65.000 citizens prepares annualy for the labour market school leavers of secondary and university education with knowledge-based composition suitable for further development of the city and the whole region in industry, services, health, food, education and other sectors. Three universities operate in the city – Trnava University, the University of St. Cyril and Methodius and also the Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in Trnava, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava.
In Trnava several well-known companies have their residence. The benefit of regional significance was establishment of French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën in 2003, followed by a fairly large group of supplier companies, as FAURECIA Slovakia, Datalogic Slovakia, OZ Seating Trnava and others. Other industries are represented in Trnava by companies PUNCH PRODUCTS Trnava, INVENSYS ELECTRONICS Slovakia, JOHNS MANVILLE Slovakia, SWEDWOOD Slovakia, ZOS Trnava, SACHS Slovakia, ZF BOGE Elastmetall Slovakia, A.S.A. Trnava etc.
Trnava is for its strategic location and the existence of higher education of technical specialization also attractive for investments with higher added value. This type of investors requires existence of modern premises that offers just Municipal Industrial and Technological park in Trnava.