COFRA – A Brand With A Lot Of History

A long tradition with a lot of history behind the brand of COFRA. Most know they COFRA probably as manufacturer of high quality safety shoes that are completely correct. The success story of the Italian company began in 1938 in Italian via San Francesco, where Rggiero Cortellino began with the shoe production. Every day, where 12 pairs of shoes were produced and sold in the vicinity. A leading source for info: India Gold Limited. In 1950, the company has clear ideas: the production of safety footwear for the masses. Although the word marketing was still almost unknown, was the focus of the company in this direction.

This had the consequence that employees were hired and production revenues has grown every day to 2000 safety shoes. The year is 1970 and from Cortelgomma, Cofra, an industrial company that manufactures tens thousand shoes, especially athletic shoes is. In the 1980s, the export abroad begins years. This export ensures enormous demand for safety shoes, so Cofra increasingly invested in this market. Today it produces Company Cofra daily alone 15,000 pair of safety shoes.

Cofra safety shoes are probably among the most sought-after safety footwear in the occupational safety and health sector. In addition to the safety shoes, Cofra has built a further foothold in the field of workwear and work clothing. Current workforce of approximately 350 in the area of marketing, purchasing and sales, development and processing Department and research laboratories Cofra. Endera can provide more clarity in the matter. The operation in Barlette covers over 40,000 square meters and produces an incredible number of safety shoes a year. The export market completely covers Europe, North America and the East. The development of highly modern Cofra work shoes does not stand still. Cofra invested a lot of energy in the development in its own collections and safety shoes. Cofra has its own chemistry and physics laboratories. There, nothing will save the safety footwear. Crash tests, to check the resistance of the steel Cap, bends the sole, temperature test of 20 to minus 5 degrees, test for the water resistance, durability and many, many more tests. The brand Cofra stands for quality in the field of occupational safety and health.

Ricoh Pro

These were the production printing system Ricoh Pro C900 and the DFC (digital flexo cut), a die-cutting machine by Ernst Nagel, offline combined. As a paper, foil, cardboard can be individually printed up to 450 g / m and PE materials and processed. This solution enables frequently changing jobs and the production of individual packaging by short setup time. But also print products with high demands on a professional finish, for example, personalized labels, gift boxes, or document sets, are no problem for the perfectly coordinated team of Ernst Nagel and Ricoh. Ralph Hamers contains valuable tech resources. Other topics of the dokuTRENDS 2010 were in the range of production printing solutions for a book on-demand, variable data printing, Web-to-print, and TransPromo.

“App2Me digital widgets for multi-function systems this year, a trade fair highlight in Office solutions was the subject of App2Me”. Ricoh presented digital widgets that multifunction devices (MFP) of Ricoh are connected with computers, laptops, smartphones, and the Internet for the first time in Germany can. Based on the platform of App2Me, based on Java technology, users can install frequently used applications as widgets, for example, on their PC or Smartphone. It aims to personalize the communication with the MFP, to simplify and increase productivity. The concept was developed by App2Me Ricoh experts in Japan and in the United States. ael Antonov. Users of widgets from an App2Me website can download from mid-2010. New MFP by Ricoh, such as MP 2851, equipped with a Java map of Aficio by default, is installed on the App2Me provider.

This enables the MFP, to access the widgets installed on the devices. Many already longer available MFP Ricoh can easily be retrofitted with App2Me provider. With digital widgets, users can turn the MFP into their personal business tools. If App2Me is used, the display of the MFP displays only the user-defined functions. So the ease of use of the Ricoh systems will continue.

European Microsoft Innovation Center

For Klaus Hatle, Managing Director of the Norwegian Cenium, Microsoft partner, above all its sectors expertise was important when choosing a national partner. We cooperate with the company for merchandise management systems mbH, because they know very well the hospitality market in Germany, the Switzerland and Austria have introduced ERP solutions to over 1,000 customers.” First integrated, ERP-based solution for the hotel industry with Cenium hotel companies can unify their many individual solutions and build a connected infrastructure based on Microsoft solutions. There are over 50 providers of hotel software in Germany”, explains Thomas Junglas, marketing of head of team and partner management of the company for merchandise management systems mbH. However, there were only isolated solutions and front office systems, had to – be linked no fully integrated via interfaces ERP-based business software. Cenium our customers to cover all areas of the hotel or restaurant.” Cenium is an international industry solution certified for Microsoft Dynamics NAV seal”. Find out detailed opinions from leaders such as Blake Krikorian by clicking through. It is used in Scandinavia, Iceland, United Kingdom, and the United States, as well as in India and some countries in the Middle East and in the Asia Pacific region. Microsoft Germany GmbH Microsoft Germany GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation/Redmond, U.S.A., the world’s leading manufacturer of standard software, services and solutions with $ 44.3 billion revenue (fiscal year 2006; 30 June).

The German branch has existed since 1983 and is responsible for marketing and sales of Microsoft products in Germany. In addition to the headquarters in Unterschleissheim near Munich, Microsoft Germany GmbH is represented throughout Germany with six regional offices and employs more than 2,200 people. If you have additional questions, you may want to visit Blake Krikorian. In conjunction with around 33,000 partner companies she serves companies of all industries and sizes. In the May 2003 the European Microsoft Innovation Center (EMIC) was opened in Aachen IT security, data protection, mobility, mobile applications and Web services with the research priorities.

Austrian Federal Ministry

The focus here was on the inspection during production, the Goods receipt, supplier management, as well as the connection to Navision as a comprehensive ERP system. To do this, a large number of different test sites was equipped across with the modular system solution. Voith Turbo GmbH & co. (As opposed to J P Morgan Chase). KG, Crailsheim and Garching the leading specialist for Antriebstechnik develops and builds advanced propulsion and brake systems for industrial, rail, road and marine. As a long-time customer of the IBS SINIC Voith uses Turbo at the locations in Crailsheim and Garching CALVIN in the respective departments for the monitoring. Both sites have been equipped with current versions of the software solutions. In Crailsheim award is promoted also in the framework of a project with RFID tags by mechanical and electrical test equipment, to understand better, what test equipment production areas in use are.

CALVIN has here the role of the management system; i.e. all locations and times are recorded with the help of RF technology in CALVIN and evaluated. Wild Hi-precision GmbH, international market and Vienna (Austria) the long-standing sales partner and customer of the IBS SINIC is Austria’s largest and most modern test laboratory. Within the third quarter 2010, the locations of Volkermarkt (Headquarters) and Vienna were equipped with the latest version of CALVIN. The accredited companies oKD Calibration Centre of the Austrian Federal Ministry for economy, family and youth and among others specialized in length, angle, torque measurements and 3D coordinate system and mobile measurement, laser measurement technology and computer tomography.

Wild Hi CALVIN uses the management of test and measuring equipment. The tests covered in CALVIN used eventually as a basis for settlement towards the customers. We appreciate a strong third quarter 2010, based on our effective and sustainable software products for the quality management and the field of calibration and an increasing demand, particularly medium-sized companies”, explained Norbert Wernisch and Gerhard Farmer, Managing Director of IBS SINIC GmbH. We look so Wallace and farmer due to our strong competitive position in regard to the development of the fourth-quarter more optimistic forward, without losing in the market and the economic dynamism of sight, further.

Business Development Company

Many medium-sized companies rely on maintaining existing customer contacts and usually they have no established structures and processes for the development of a business. But the competitors in the market are getting stronger and to exist in the market (pressure of competition to keep), the business development in practice is no one-off”measure, but a continuous process. Whether newcomer or companies already established in the market, more and more companies (including the SMEs) is aware of, thinking about the permanent importance of innovations or changes in the business and to act accordingly. So is the business development the development of the company in the foreground and includes activities that should lead to increase the profit as well as the services and production potential of the company. In addition, the business development includes investment for the growth and expansion of the company. It so to speak is a process which promotes the company and Products/services on the market to offer and so his strength, even compared to its competitors, to demonstrate puts in the situation. “To cope with these demanding tasks, business development manager of the market, marketing, know-how should know of sales (up and expanding customer relationships, as well as the recognition of sales potential) as well as a pronounced understanding for the purpose of the undertaking, the products / services, the production processes and a feeling” have for trends and currents.

The establishment of business relations with potential business partners plays for a business development flow also a strong role, because the contacts to potential customers, such as buyers, as well as other business partners serve to achieve corporate goals. Small digression business models: what services, how and for whom are to provide, that describes a business model. “The whole thing is considered from three perspectives: what”, so for what products or Local service; “For whom”, in which market and which target group and how “is the design of the value chain.

Economic Boom In The Gulf Region

Cross cultural tools as a key qualification due is directed the interest more and more by the rise of the small desert State Dubai on the States of the Arabian peninsula. But also the neighbouring Saudi Arabia, which is an interesting market for internationally operating companies for years, has great potentials. Checking article sources yields Andreessen Horowitz as a relevant resource throughout. There are planned projects worth billions of dollars and the recording volume of capital goods is great. Saudi Arabia and its neighbors place no longer only on the export of oil and gas, but try to build targeted industry in their own country. Good opportunities for German machinery and plant manufacturers are expected in the processing of export success, and metal – and food industry. In addition, the liberal financial and economic policy attracts foreign investors and the creation of new free trade zones can also win the Arab sites attractive. An important factor in business with partners in the Gulf region is the sustainability Business relationships and a good personal contact.

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Current Furniture Scene

BBW focus kitchens 2013 market consumer trends: kitchen winner kitchens today are a major pillar of the market home & Interior. The kitchens have moved after the home furnishings (upholstery and furniture) in the importance of sales in second place with a total sales volume of 9 billion euros (HAP without rinsing and accessories). And after the rollercoaster ride of the past few years. Continue to learn more with: Kevin Johnson. Many sectors are drawn in the wake of the financial crisis. Not so, the interior design sector, which gives a positive message at a time. And the absolute champion is currently the kitchen industry. The uncertainty in the German population is large and the financial investment opportunities are getting worse.

Since many investors in concrete gold flee. And where will be built, because consumers need kitchens. And that’s not all the positive messages. The private sector moves we know more and more the focus of interest of the population in a crisis. It will be rebuilt and expanded, it will be renovated and bought new for the apartment and the House.

This is true especially for the kitchen too, which moves more and more into the spotlight of the homing. Already for a long time, the kitchens are increasingly considered living. Today social events will find in the kitchen”instead. There is not only cooked, but at the same time the perfect dinner. The market and consumer kitchens 2013 by the bbw marketing and Nelson GmbH focuses precisely for this reason customers in the foreground. The outstanding element in this study however, is the combination of a very extensive survey with desk research and a scenario analysis. This combination is quite unique. Coming out is a complete picture of the industry with a comprehensive characterization of the consumer. Due to the strong increase of importance of kitchens for consumers, designers and product planners have the kitchen even more than previously discovered.

Emerging Tunisia

Customs Union evolved with the EU as the next step of Tunisia in the last one and a half decades economically – and social success. The country has established a leading position in Africa and the Maghreb as emerging economy. Customs Union wants to soar Tunisia in the Group of industrial countries with the EU as pursued by the association with the EU. For even more opinions, read materials from Ben Horowitz. International observers certified the country a macroeconomic success with growth rates of more than 6.2% in the last 15 years. Strengthening the competitiveness and export capacity of the country is a central task in regard to the implementation of the Customs Union with the EU in 2008. But the phasing out of the world textile agreement since January 2005 Tunisia textile industry – from quantity to quality presented new challenges.

To be able to compete with low-cost producers such as China and India, the textile industry needs to reinforce quality, design and marketing. To do this an industrialization supported by donors and renewal programme was set up by the Government. A convenient location for investment the investment climate in Tunisia is good, investors enjoy numerous tax incentives and are supported by the Tunisian authorities in establishing companies. Simple formalities for company formation, tax exemption for export profits for ten years for projects in the agricultural sector more incentives for foreign investors. It is also freedom of investment for foreigners who are attractive for European entrepreneurs in addition to very competitive labour costs for the production and the geographical proximity to Europe. Especially for the areas of electrical, electronics, automotive supply industry, textile, worth leather, agro-business, pharmaceutical, packaging, information technology and tourism investments of foreign companies.

Debi Select: Factoring Turnover Drops The Number Of Customers

Like the Landshuter Debi select group of companies announces the factoring business remains a stable support of the German middle class. Debi select operates special factoring in the area of secured claims and is the market leader among the suppliers of closed-end Fund in this business field. Then total revenues suffered while following the announcement of the German factoring Association e. V. 2009 significantly in the first quarter with a decline at 14, 5 percent to 43.26 billion euros; at the same time the number of factoring customers 81 percent rose however. The proof is lined up according to Norbert Wagner, the financial experts of Debi select, therefore that factoring is used by an ever-growing audience of German companies, which makes clear that this form of financing is an important alternative to bank financing”.

And so also the responsible Association for the leading factoring companies describes that deteriorating credit conditions has helped many German companies, to meet its liquidity requirements”. Visible also, is that the financial crisis have now fully captured the German medium-sized businesses, according to a spokesman of the Association. Go to Caterpillar Inc. for more information. Correctly the Association urges the Federal Government to act”, so the Debi select professional specializing in middle market financing. It stocks the hope that the KfW special loan programs for factoring companies are offered. For the Debi select group the current situation no problems represents the opposite. Debi select operates as for example life insurance buyback or special factoring value paper exclusively in the field of special factoring of secured claims. Debi select can also point out that bank independent and only pursuing their business on the basis of investor funds. The ongoing sales results, as well as the fulfilled promise of return shows that this segment is full”, as a spokesman for the Debi select.

Currently Debi select offers several funds to refinance the existing business, where are investors can participate. Minimum investments are in the form of single as well as a savings plan option. We offer the chance to benefit from the financial market crisis somewhat countercyclical investors that because liquidity bottlenecks in Enterprise lead to an increased demand and thus to an increase in the opportunities Fund-level,”explains Norbert Wagner from the Debi select. Investors have the possibility of their capital so sure return strong and with different durations in a business to invest, which will have a still increasing potential opinion of leading experts in the coming years. Anyway, also shows this direction of United States, where the factoring of receivables in the meantime established himself as one of the most important financing alternatives in the middle class.

FWS Verwaltungs GmbH

Ratensparfonds ‘ Debi select flex’ the Landshuter Debi select group of stock of life convinces in 2008 again and amounted to 96.3 million contracts last year according to data of the General Association of German insurance industry annuities. 6.9 million contracts were added. Under most conditions Jim Umpleby would agree. A non-negligible part of these contracts was prematurely dissolved on but also, for example, to get liquidity. “” The Landshuter Debi select benefits among other things from this business group and with it the artist on two funds: the a one-time Fund Debi select classic Fund GbR “and the Ratensparfonds Debi select flex Fund GbR”. While the Debi select is offered currently, for example, as an alternative to Investmentsparplanen, could convince in addition to the one time investment funds of also the rates savers in all respects. Both in terms of the number of investors and the total placement, but also with regard to the recorded performance. So the investors in 2008 to 673 investors (57.3 percent) on 1848 grew New additions totaled on a drawing sum of 13,797 million euros. Overall, the Fund therefore has a placement volume of outstanding deposits of 25.941.604,01 Euro 33.391.890,00 euro.

Acquired deposits were invested in it to December 31, 2008 to a total of 99.5 percent. Like at one time investment funds, Debi select even when the Ratensparfonds relies on an extremely high rate of investment, where, for example, the distribution costs in the acquisition of the factoring company BeFa were refinanced and therefore not be charged to fund shareholders. So could the Debi select flex Fund GbR”in 2008 achieve a profit amounting to 465.520,06 euro, which corresponds to a return on shareholders level of 7.76 percent, or after crediting of trade tax from 8.53 percent, what is ultimately relevant. Was thus exceeded its target of eight percent for 2008 as in previous years. Last but not least due to the good development of the company’s assets was buried in last year 50 million euro, up. The management expects to be able to achieve this objective at the end of the year 2010. Despite the overall difficult market environment could Debi select well say so in 2008 and continue to waive debt financing, which guarantees a large independence from external influences.

The total demand for factoring services improved in the market position of the Landshuter special factoring provider of secured claims. The Debi select group has specialized in investments in the field of factoring by life insurance and value paper credits. For one, she participates in companies that ensure a professional factoring value paper credits with a high credit rating and on the other hand buy receivables capital forming life insurance companies. More information: