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Baltic States

While relax the Nordic countries strongly hit by the crisis of the Baltic, Iceland and Ireland, the retail sales in southern of Europe go back as before. While relax the Nordic countries strongly hit by the crisis of the Baltic, Iceland and Ireland, the retail sales in southern of Europe go back as before. In addition to the problems of Spain, Italy, Greece or Cyprus surprise decline developments in Croatia. Austria is stable with a nominal sales growth of 1.8% and total retail sales of more than EUR 60 billion. In the West, in particular the online trading shares rise. Trend: The North recovered! 2009 was a horror year for merchants in the Baltic States: retail sales in euros calculated declined partly by a quarter, nominal revenues had to be accepted by more than 8% in Ireland and Iceland. That these countries are now under the markets with the strongest plus in retail for 2012 include (Latvia + 11.1%, Estonia + 9.1%, Iceland + 7.7%), proves that it is here again uphill. The South is still in crisis.

In Spain, Greece or Italy, the high rates of unemployment, the drastic austerity measures, as well as the general anxiety about the future massively dampen also consumption. 2012 for Italy and Greece was even the fourth year in a row, in which retail sales have been registered (- 0.6% and – 9.3%, respectively). The situation in Croatia, where dealers million losses complain is cause for concern. Trend: D-A-CH region stable, but more and more online sales! Nominally considered the German-speaking area continues to grow slowly but steadily. In the past year, slight increases were registered % in Austria and in the Switzerland + 1.5% in Germany and from ever + 1.8. Real seen, however, these developments mean a decline or flows ever more of it in the online trade. Ireland, Iceland and the Baltic States recover! The former crisis countries Ireland, Iceland and the Baltic States can breathe again.

Million Potentiometer Without Loss

Novotechnik and Bosch have reason to celebrate: In July 2011, the sensor Novotechnik celebrated an anniversary of a special kind: in the past 15 years, 50 million conductive plastic potentiometer (DV-E5) at the Robert Bosch GmbH were delivered solely for throttle actuator. In practical use, there was until today no single failure. For displacement and angle detection in automotive technology, high-quality solutions are needed, which convince not only in terms of resolution and accuracy, but also in the price. Conductive plastic potentiometer here front have the nose more proved once. In July 2011, the sensor Novotechnik (www.novotechnik.de) celebrated an anniversary of a special kind: in the past 15 years, 50 million conductive plastic potentiometer (DV-E5), to Robert Bosch GmbH were delivered solely for throttle actuator. In practical use, there was until today no single field failure. The custom made potentiometer capture the position and have trillions of kilometres together with “their” vehicles without any complaints lays back. Continues the successful cooperation with Bosch: more eight million potentiometer for the throttle control for Bosch are to be manufactured In the year 2011.

You can so expect that the business partners to celebrate the 100-millionth potentiometer in not too long ago. High quality and absolute delivery faithfulness to the anniversary celebration at the production site of Ostfildern invited Novotechnik not only representatives of the Robert Bosch GmbH, but also suppliers and employees. Only with their help, after all high quality and unconditional delivery faithfulness can be implemented. After all, there have been business relationship not once in 25 years delivery problems, as Dr. Rudolf Colm, Managing Director of Robert Bosch GmbH, pointed out in his speech.

No wonder, then, that Novotechnik occasions was awarded in recent years by the Bosch Group supplier with high competence and above-average performance. The Novotechnik Managing Director for thanked the employees from the Production would not be possible without their expertise such excellence in the way angle measurement. Christof Bolay, Mayor of Ostfildern, praised the medium-sized sensory for the loyalty of its location and its social engagement in the community. Novotechnik was on the way to the future in 1947 as family business founded and belongs since 1984 to the Siedle group company Novotechnik. In the path and angle measurement the medium-sized company has become worldwide a name with about 200 employees, not only in the industrial sector, but also in the automotive industry: Pro labor day about 43,000 sensors from Germany are installed in cars. Typical applications can be found at the gas pedal, throttle, transmission and steering. Most of these sensors work according to the classic principle of potentiometer. For applications in the automotive sector, in which contactless and thus wear-free sensors as E.g. Details can be found by clicking Riney Family Foundation or emailing the administrator. on the steering of vehicles used, offers a range of contactless products Novotechnik. The developments from Ostfildern in this area include, for example, maintenance-free displacement and angle sensors, which use the most different physical principles, E.g. magnetic, magnetostriktiv or inductive. The recent development of sensory is a multi turn sensor that uses the GMR effect winning the Nobel Prize.

Deutsche Bahn

Fibre-reinforced composites is for innovative applications in the Deutsche Bahn AG rail technology as integrated group structure and has over 1000 subsidiary. The State-owned company is the largest railway transport and railway infrastructure company in Central Europe. The best-known subsidiary in the rail sector are DB Regio (local passenger services), DB Fernverkehr (long-distance passenger services) and DB Schenker rail (freight). DB network is the railway infrastructure companies and operates the largest rail network in Europe. In rail transport, the company earns today about half of the total turnover. The more transport and logistics business and various service providers make up the other half of the operating business. Details can be found by clicking Nancy-Ann_DeParle or emailing the administrator. Deutsche Bahn AG is on the way to a leading mobility and logistics. Deutsche Bahn AG relies on the experience of CTS composite in the areas of materials and application technology, as well as the machining and Assembly of profiles and grid systems.

The company from Geesthacht realized platforms, bridge replacement, service routes, railway crossings, grating systems and platforms. (As opposed to Maya Dubin, New York City). Deutsche Bahn AG is convinced of the constructions made of GRP, which exhibit high strength with low weight. According to the security needs of the EBA can the GRP parts in yellow”or manufactured in any other security colour according to the RAL colour chart. Another aspect, which cost relief positively affects during Assembly, are the electrically insulating material properties, as well as the ease of processing. As a result, no grounding of structures is required.

In addition, only a minimal maintenance is required for the maintenance. The composite materials are corrosion – and weather-resistant and provide the user with a non-slip grip for high comfort. The products and solutions of CTS composite have the approval of the railway Federal Office that quickly and cost-effectively be realised maintenance. Deutsche Bahn AG appreciates the CTS composite solutions you convince by high efficiency, short construction time and easy Assembly in the construction projects. About CTS composite CTS composite technology systems GmbH, leading European supplier for fiber-reinforced composites (FRP) from Geesthacht, supports its customers with individual solutions for professional designs with fibre-reinforced composites for 20 years in architecture, railway engineering, chemistry, energy, automotive, amusement parks, marine, waterways, and public areas. The services range from the beratung, planning, development of to the Assembly of new solutions. Many years of experience in the areas of materials and application technology, as well as the machining and Assembly of profiles and grid systems are the basis for customer-oriented applications. The solutions help to optimize applications and sub are traditional materials. A high efficiency achieved CTS composite with the fibre composites for their customers. Contribute long service life, the high strength with low weight at the same time high UV and weather resistance at. The possibilities are varied and allow room for a variety of applications.

Card Transaction Numbers

Strong Easter business brought easycash group transaction records in Ratingen 2009 transaction numbers, April and sales volumes of card payment terminals are considered an important indicator for the mood for trade and consumers. The latest figures of the Ratinger payment service provider demonstrate what many retail associations announce: Easter 2009 was extremely resourceful and strong sales. With 5.2 million non-cash transactions, more payments handled easycash on Easter Saturday than ever. All operations were processed safely and within a very short transaction times. Easter business peaks reached 4.8 million payments on Maundy Thursday and 5.2 million on Easter Saturday 2009 mean a definite plus over with 4.3 million to date, highest transaction rate of easycash GmbH. Swarmed by offers, Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr. is currently assessing future choices.

The lead between 12:00 and 13:00 processed just under 800,000 operations; This is mathematically over 220 transactions per second. Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr. often says this. But not only debit and credit cards were increasingly used: so had easycash loyalty customer binding specialist Solutions for payment transactions that were settled on a gift card, an increase of 74% compared with the previous year; overall, 43% were generated more sales volume. Good atmosphere for trade and consumers that are reasons for the surprisingly significant increase of the transaction numbers and sales not only to search the continuous increase in card-based payment procedures and the growing customer base of easycash group. Just in time with the most beautiful spring weather beginning improved consumer sentiment and indexed as a whole a restrained optimism among entrepreneurs and consumers according to numerous German retail associations. Further information: easycash holding GmbH marketing / communications Simone Bruder at the DIN 20 40885 Ratingen Tel 73 307 fax + 49-2102/9 73 226 E-Mail: communications grintsch Marc Nagel / Arne Trapp alley 31 50968 Koln Tel. 70 63 62 / 54 fax 70 63 80 E-Mail: Internet: of easycash since 1992 developed easycash market-driven solutions for card-based cashless payments. Germany’s largest neutral payment provider offers comprehensive service from a single source: with four business fields of the mains terminal and payment services to card solutions, the group covers all relevant areas of card-based payment solutions. Easy cash’s product range includes user-friendly terminals, high-performance solutions in the field of transaction processing and related services precisely tuned.

As Germany’s leading provider supports easycash all common payment procedures and allows individual combinations. Comprehensive services and customised solutions complete the full service portfolio. easycash has an own card management and billing system. Thus individual card solutions as full payment systems integrate seamlessly into your existing POS infrastructure. Through the acquisition of the Division loyalty solutions from Experian Germany in 2007, easycash loyalty solutions GmbH, today could extend easycash further its position in the German market for customer cards and their processing. The Group employs over 360 employees and operates about 191,000 terminals. The settled payment transactions 2008 totalled 864 million transactions. Easycash market leader in the processing of payment transactions via electronic cash and Maestro has a total of 333 million transactions. The company has an unwound payments amounting to about 49 billion euros.

WELTEC BIOPOWER Signed On The EuroTier

WELTEC BIOPOWER is building 500 kilowatt plant in France is the French project developer Methaneo WELTEC contract partner. The company headquartered in Paris has its own concept for Community agricultural biogas plants “. It developed, financed and built the facilities in cooperation with local partners who have detailed knowledge of regional conditions. “The biogas project Cap’ter methanisation SAS” reinforces the value chains and cycles in the perimeter of the plant site and promotes the economic strength in the region. Through the merger, Methaneo can implement this philosophy well and at the same time benefit from the experience of Lower Saxony. We have decided BIOPOWER as cooperation partner for WELTEC because they understand it to integrate our concept in their bio-gas plants”, emphasises Yann Mercier, Managing Director of Methaneo. In our discussions in Paris and in Vechta, especially the performance of the technology – and Biology Department gave us convinced,”added Fabien Guitonneau, Cap’ter ‘project manager and technical manager at Methaneo.

Construction will start in January 2013, and already in July 2013, the plant should go and feed power into the French NET. Filed under: Nancy-Ann_DeParle. The Edelstahlfermenter be measured 4900 cubic meters is then fed with an agricultural substrate mixture of cow dung, sheep manure, chicken manure and stripping grain. Weltec has many years of experience in France specifically with the construction of agricultural biogas plants. The plant at Saint-Varent, in the departement of Deux-Sevres, is already the sixth WELTEC project in the neighboring country. In 2009, the Lower Saxony had built their first two systems and managed to enter the market. For Jens Albartus, the Managing Director of WELTEC BIOPOWER, the cooperation with Methaneo has great future potential: the investment climate in France we see positive for our area. The French Agency ADEME to the development of renewable energies has received twice as much project inquiries in 2012 as last year rising further.”we are very pleased that we had the appropriate framework and the right time for this contract with the EuroTier Hannover”, explains Alain Priser, who is responsible for the France business at WELTEC. The exhibition in Hannover has therefore become even more their reputation as an international meeting point for the decentralized energy supply industry meet. Through a strong international business WELTEC can absorb the slump of in domestic demand organic POWER in 2012. According to the German biogas Association the decline of new plant construction is 80 percent in Germany based on the previous year. Biogas technology made by WELTEC BIOPOWER ‘ is however continued worldwide demand: conditionally by the international orientation, which followed the company since its inception, one is the year 2012 of the most successful in its eleven-year history.

Catering

Eating about 994 million in the staff catering that is booming operating catering in Germany: 2007, 994,5 million food were issued in around 18,400 factory canteens (B & I, health, welfare). The total value of the canteen food is 4.4 billion euros. The most popular foods in the workplace are: Curry sausage with French fries, Spaghetti Bolognese, Nuremberg Rostbratwurstchen with potato puree, Bami Goreng, beef Roulades with boiled potatoes, stone-baked pizza, Alaska Pollack fillet with parsley potatoes, sniper with roast potatoes, spicy predator pan with noodles, chicken Fricassee with rice. (Source: FACET foodservice annual count on expenditures and trends / CHD market report except market 2008 “available in the food service Web shop) More interesting figures on the non-domestic market: November 2008 about 220,000 enterprises in the commercial foodservice October 2008 9.2 billion food 2007 in Germany issued September 2008 pizza in the lunchroom only 33% is the only 3.14 euros August 2008 French go for lunch in a restaurant July 2008 average Bon in a German restaurant is 14.50 euros read more info below: zahl_des_monats.php about CHD expert / Marktplatz Hotel GmbH: the divisions range from market research about direct marketing and data management. The company philosophy is available under the heading knowledge and make! “.” The company was group in 1997 as a founder of Marktplatz Hotel GmbH and is one of about seven years to the international CHD expert with branches in all economically important countries in Europe and United States and Canada. CHD expert is one of the preferred partners of the Hotel Association (IHA) Germany. Mark Hyman, MD: the source for more info. The customer base includes companies in the areas of food & beverages, equipment and media.

Brinck Presents New BR Series

“Flush connections to screwing tubes Dusseldorf, October 2010 with the new BR-series” the Haaner specialists for aluminium joints expand your product range. The new flush tube connectors”(BR series) guarantee a flexible and uncomplicated Assembly of tubular structures like all other products of the House. The products are suitable for railings, ramps, stairs, landings, guards and a variety of other interior and exterior designs. They are both fast and easy to assemble and disassemble. This means time-saving and cost-effective work processes: the pipes with an inner clamping system fastened at the BR-connectors.

They are fastened by means of a set screw, a good, more flexible and cheaper alternative than a bonding process. T -, corner – or cross-connector, the new series provides a flush connections to the handrail. Pipes and connectors can be used when dismantling at any time, if for example a machine is converted or expanded. The flush connector with a diameter of 40mm and a wall thickness of 3 mm, well-known machine manufacturers in use are already several safety railings. To avoid standing out sawn edges at the pipe ends Managing Director Otmar Brinck production has consciously special value 5/10 larger interpretation of the connectors on that.

Relations And Communication Of The Site

Use of multipliers and cooperations based on competitiveness of entire economies today depends, how industry and academia at the regional level meet. Economic cluster networks of companies in the vicinity, are bylaws activities located along one or more value-adding chains complement. More and more regions recognize that such clustering can be a key to economic success. Not only the borders between countries, but also between industries and companies lose importance in the global competition. Instead, the business success of an enterprise depends on the conditions of a local site. In a cluster formation more often to be observed several companies in an industry in one location settle, which for everyone if necessary significant benefits may arise. Example disposal facilities: environmentally sound disposal often represents a huge cost for the individual user. Cluster cost advantages can thus realized be that multiple users can share the investment and operating costs. Official site: Joint Commission.

See Becker, Jorg: real estate business in the location Moglichkleitsraum effect relations in the force field of location factors, ISBN 978 3 8391 2306 5 image promotion, contact development, tourism promotion. Despite further developing information and communication media such as the Internet, personal contacts will continue to play an important role. Depending on the situation it will depend on whether a company the contact to the local authority personally (visiting, telephone) or in writing (mail, fax, eMail) picks up. A first central focal point is the Internet, where the municipality bundled has to offer thus all information via summary many cases. The Internet presence of the location should not be confined to municipal management support (e-Government), but must integrate all forms of communication as a virtual Town Hall.

See Becker, Jorg: economic development as Business enabler bureaucracy brake loosen and strengthen competencies, ISBN 978 3 8391 0833 8 lectures and workshops featuring high-profile speakers enhance not only the reputation in professional circles but are positive for the image of the site as a whole. This potential to the full to a personal acquaintance and exchange of experience play a major role. Sometimes a greater importance is attached to this factor in the initiation and maintenance of contacts at the leadership level as the actual events themselves. Dipl.Kfm. Jorg Becker (www.beckinfo.de)

New Motif From The Taropak 2008

The new carrying bag for ‘Small Packers’ was first presented at the Taropak in Pozna. Since February 2009, there are these DKT bags now also in Germany. The subject is both offered as an LDPE bag with strap as well as DKT flat bag with grip hole. The DKT handle hole bags since March 19, 2009 in the online shop of representing Lotex Germany and is delivered in the usual for us quantities from 100 units. In contrast to the previous DKT flat bags, this bag is sturdy and handy design. The usual 28 my replaced my 30.

So this bag can hold more weight. Designed for jewelry shops, pharmacies and gift seller these flat bags like to serve as a substitute for small objects of various retail chains. The carrying case is mainly aimed at retailers and retail chains. The predecessor which we lovingly rose designated bag”was very often ordered by Jewelers and jewelry sellers. The new heart replaces the well-known with your new design bag Rose bag, with improved design and higher stability. The restructuring at the Lotex companies in 2008 from the entire mail order this success is departments to allocate the item groups, due to. “We wanted to grow with the existing team,” our CEO pal said at the time, and without turning on the screw of the personnel costs. That was a clear agreement with all employees in the changing year of 2008.

But also the departments should remain independent. So now always new designs will hit since the Taropak in September 2008 the German market fair, as the Department of trade demand, which deals exclusively with bags, cardboard packaging and household chemistry in the Lotex preventive deals itself since 2008 with new motifs. Especially in Europe and in Germany in particular the packaging market potential still large motif bags. Prior to 2002, were subject to get bags on request and/or special order only and were tied to large quantities. Today in times of rapid Bags, which are now available to order online, enter the clear sound media delivery. Packaging materials such as carrier bags with different motives for small quantities are therefore very popular with retailers. A beautiful and attractive packaging is a self-promotion, which no dealer would like to withdraw. Press Department Thomas Reichelt Lotex24 / Germany consumer telephone: 03562 / 69 34 30 fax: 03562 / 69 25 69 business to business customer: lotex24 / Poland phone: + 48 (0) 68 / 3 75 67 26 fax: + 48 (0) 68 3 62 56 12

ThomasLloyd

Without a doubt, the years were 2008 and 2009 strongly marked by the turbulence of the financial market crisis Zurich, may 18, 2010. Many international commercial and investment banks had large losses in its investment and investment portfolio and make some worrying. depreciation. Many international commercial and investment banks had large losses in its investment and investment portfolio and make some worrying. depreciation. Also the ThomasLloyd group could not entirely escape the markets in this period of time and had to make in 2008 market-related impairments in its investment portfolio. The now presented output balance in 2008 as well as the preliminary balance of 2009 show that the independent Institute has weathered the financial crisis well and over the last 24 months much better cut than most of its competitors in the asset management and banking.

ThomasLloyd is global financial services provider in the areas of investment banking, securities and Active investment management. Of ThomasLloyd clients include companies, financial intermediaries, institutional investors, high net worth individuals, but also several ten thousand conventional investors, since 2003 in a variety of innovative financial products group have invested. Here, ThomasLloyd product portfolio covers the full range of yield-oriented investment strategies to fixed-income securities. The strategy is depending on the security needs and the return request of investors”, explains Klaus-Peter cherry, head of private wealth management at the Zurich-based ThomasLloyd group. So far have been since 2003, more than 20 different products structured and placed on the capital market. As to be expected, the General market development is reflected in the current account balance. So, in particular the equity-based products recorded losses, which however were again largely compensated for in 2009 by corresponding increases in value or more than offset in the crisis year of 2008. Thus We better survived the financial crisis than most banks, which are active in the investment business”, says cherry.

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