Hückelhoven is located in the western part of Germany close to the Dutch border. It is a small town which used to be populated mainly by miners before the anthracite coal mine "Sophia-Jacoba" was closed in 1997. The Gründer und Service Zentrum (GSZH) where SURFACE is located was founded in order to establish companies that work with advanced technologies in various fields.
The nearest airports are Mönchengladbach (25 km), Düsseldorf (55 km), and Cologne (75 km). Hückelhoven is connected to these cities by bus and/or train. The closest railway station is Hückelhoven-Baal. The most convenient transfer from Baal to Hückelhoven or to the Gründer und Service Zentrum (GSZH) is by taxi cab.
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Driving instructions coming from Aachen
Follow highway A44 in direction Düsseldorf to Autobahnkreuz (junction) Jackerath. Switch to A61 direction Venlo. At the Autobahnkreuz (junction) Wanlo switch to A46 in direction Heinsberg.
Driving instructions coming from Duisburg or Cologne
Follow highway A57 to junction Neuss-West. Switch onto A46 in direction Aachen. At junction Wanlo, stay on the A46 (now to Heinsberg).
Further driving instructions
In both cases take exit 6 (Hückelhoven) from the A46. Leave the roundabout at the third exit (effectively this is a left turn) onto Gronewaldstraße and follow the road for about 1.5 km. You will drive through Millich, a small village. Turn right at the first traffic light into Rheinstraße, and after 500 m turn left into the parking lot at Rheinstraße 7.
Our address and location
Surface systems+technology GmbH & Co. KG
Rheinstraße 7 (Building 5)
Phone: +49 (0)2433 970 305
Latitude/longitude: 51.052892, 6.211199