About us

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Over the past few years, the Roche site in Rotkreuz has undergone a huge transformation. It is now one of the most modern and important employers in the region, attracting talented young people from Switzerland and abroad. In addition to Roche Diagnostics International Ltd, the affiliates Roche Diagnostics (Switzerland) Ltd and Roche Diabetes Care (Switzerland) Ltd are also located at the site. Rotkreuz is one of the most important sites for the Diagnostics business, and home to all the central functions and business areas.

Roche Diagnostics International Ltd is a leading provider worldwide of diagnostic systems solutions for clinics, laboratories and doctors’ practices, and the largest manufacturer of fully automated in vitro diagnostic systems in Switzerland.

Roche Diagnostics (Switzerland) Ltd is the Swiss sales organisation for a broad range of in vitro diagnostics (IVDs), encompassing innovative tests and analytic solutions as well as IT and workflow services.

Roche Diabetes Care (Switzerland) Ltd is the Swiss distributor of the Accu-Chek brand blood glucose self-monitoring products, insulin pump systems, a continuous glucose monitoring system and digital solutions and services for comprehensive diabetes management.

Roche in Rotkreuz has seen steady growth since its founding in the canton of Zug in 1969.

  • 1969 Foundation of Tegimenta AG
    1969 Foundation of Tegimenta AG
  • 1986 The site is changing.
    1986 The site is changing.
  • 2000 Name change: Tegimenta AG becomes Roche Instrument Center AG.
    2000 Name change: Tegimenta AG becomes Roche Instrument Center AG.
  • Between 2004 und 2002 The site continues to develop.
    Between 2004 und 2002 The site continues to develop.
  • 2007 Opening of Building 9
    2007 Opening of Building 9
  • 2008 Construction of Building 2 (Quadra)
    2008 Construction of Building 2 (Quadra)
  • 2009 Openings: Building 2 (Quadra), Building 6 and 7
    2009 Openings: Building 2 (Quadra), Building 6 and 7
  • 2011 Opening of the highest building in Canton Zug. The sixth new construction in the space of five years, Building 5 has 15 floors and stands approx. 68 metres tall.
    2011 Opening of the highest building in Canton Zug. The sixth new construction in the space of five years, Building 5 has 15 floors and stands approx. 68 metres tall.
  • 2018 The site is now one of the most modern and important employers in the region.
    2018 The site is now one of the most modern and important employers in the region.

The site is home to all the central functions of the Diagnostics business. We are many, working as one. We develop our solutions and products together – across functions, across sites and across the world.

Rotkreuz is located in the heart of Switzerland in Canton Zug, halfway between Lucerne and Zurich and only 30 minutes from Zurich airport. Zug is situated in the centre of a medtech cluster consisting of numerous other medicinal technology, pharma and healthcare companies and universities and other institutions of higher education. The region has developed into a major business location for trade and services in the medtech industry.