Welcome to the Plaine de l’Ain Industrial Park!

The first industrial park run by an ISO 14001-certified, EMAS-registered (EcoManagement and Audit Scheme) and LUCIE-accredited (ISO 26000) management body..

The Park in figures

Natural ambition

A strategic location

The Plaine de l’Ain Industrial Park (PIPA) is located a stone’s throw from the Lyon urban area. As such, it is able to capitalise on the dynamic environment of France’s second-largest economic hub, with a potential workforce of more than 2.9 million economically active inhabitants.

Plan de situation Plaine de l'AinAn attractive region

With around 140 businesses already on site, PIPA makes a major contribution to the economic attractiveness of Lyon (the second most popular city for business in France, behind Paris). It is located in France’s most heavily industrialised department.

A dense motorway network

PIPA is served by a first-rate motorway network, and is just a few hours’ drive from some of Europe’s major conurbations:

  • 90 minutes drive from Geneva,
  • 3 hours 30 minutes from Marseille
  • 4 hours from Turin,
  • 5 hours from Paris and Milan,
  • 5 hours 15 minutes from Luxembourg
  • 6 hours 30 minutes from Barcelona.

International links

PIPA is just 25 minutes from Lyon Saint-Exupéry international airport and its TGV (high-speed rail) station, with links to Europe’s key economic hubs in just 2 hours.