Alstom is a leading international technology group in the field of transport. The company is listed on the Paris stock exchange. Its headquarters are in Paris. During the 2014/2015 business year, the company had sales of €6.2 billion and booked €10 billion in orders. Alstom benefits from the favourable entrepreneurial framework and high quality of life provided by Switzerland as an industrial base. Thanks to its long-standing presence and historical roots in Switzerland, Alstom plays an important role in the economy of the Canton of Schaffhausen.