Gummersbach is a town that is referred to Köln administrative district. The town was founded in the Middle Ages; nowadays this is a center of Oberbergisch district. The population of the town estimates approximately 52.5 thousand of people. During last 10 years Gummersbach turned from an industrial town to a place known by its products and services. There is also a faculty of engineering sciences and informatics of the Koln College, where students can get education on such specialties as automatics, general and technological informatics, electro technic, economic informatics, machinery building, engineering economy, and informatics in mass media.
The town plays an important role in industrial sphere of the country as here are located large factories of processing industry. The majority of organizations are referred to electro technical industry and machinery building. There are many firms specializing in metal tools manufacturing and paper recycling in Gummersbach. The town is also known as an important transport crossing, from which you can get to Rheine-Mein region and Ruhr, as well as reaching Koln in the fastest way.