Tjeldbergodden is situated in Aure commune, right in the middle between the cities Kristiansund and Trondheim in Midt-Norge. Hemne is the neighbouring commune to the north and the vast majority of employees at the industrial plant either live in Aure or in Hemne commune. These are coastal communes with varied and beautiful nature who can also provide a wide spectrum of cultural and recreational activities.
South of Tjeldbergodden is the regional city Kristiansund. The city faces the sea, spread out over several islands and is predominantly known for its important role as a base for the offshore activities in the Norwegian Sea.
The good port conditions is the basis for the founding of the city, and the port is to this day the heart of the cities activities.
East of Tjeldbergodden is Trondheim, Norways 3rd largest city and the technology capital of the country. The city has a strong and internationally renowned research community.
These innovative research communities are also major benefits to the industry at Tjeldbergodden.