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GFA 9/29.1.2 :: Globe, No. 1, March 2006 (File)

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GFA 9/29.1.2

TitleGlobe, No. 1, March 2006
Creation
Level of DescriptionFile
Extent (count)

2

Object Typevolumes
Extent and medium of the unit of description

2 Zeitungen (2 Exemplare)

Content and Structure Area
Scope and content

Globe, Newspaper for Georg Fischer Employees, No. 1, Mars 2006

Contents:

  • At home in a boom market: From a new foundry GF Automotive is producing components in China for the automotive industry [...] (p. 1)
  • A contemporary cathedral of sport: Wembley Stadium has brilliant future – and GF is helping. (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Rising share price (p. 1)
  • Customer projects: Record order from Taiwan (p. 1)
  • Annual report: Growing as planned (p. 1)
  • Festive opening ceremonies (p. 1)

Market strategies

  • "Top priority": Kurt E. Stirnemann [...] on internal communication and its significance as a factor in success (p. 2)
  • People as a success factor: Employees who communicate take on responsibility (p. 2)
  • Important dates at Georg Fischer (p. 2)
  • A warm reception: New lobby dedicated (p. 2)
  • Full speed into the future: The employees are expecting big things from the new light-metal foundry. [...] (p. 3)
  • Chinese fast food: Canteen offers room for 30 people. (p. 3)
  • Interview: Technology impresses Chinese carmakers (p. 3)

Customer projects

  • Building sustainable retail: Wal-Mart has set up two experimental stores in the United States to test sustainable building techniques for the retail sector. Georg Fischer supplied the piping [...] (p. 4)
  • Interview: Developing a prototype (p. 4)
  • ABS piping from Georg Fischer (p. 4)
  • Automation secures jobs: With the right technology, even a high-wage country like Switzerland can manufacture cost-effectively. (p. 5)
  • Reaching for the stars: A spectacular new hotel in the centre of Manchester nears completion. (p. 5)
  • Globe presence (p. 5)
  • Interview: Creativity takes precision (p. 6)
  • The off-road challenge: Customer Bühler-Mechanik uses machines from Mikron to produce precision components for the automotive industry. (p. 6)
  • High-performance milling: It handles large workpieces with ease. The HPM 1850U delivers top performance and guaranteed precision. (p. 6)
  • Precision machines for India: A market growing by leaps and bounds opens up to GF. (p. 6)

Technology products

  • All of a piece: In 2004, riders on KTM motocross racing bikes won 17 world championships. (p. 7)
  • Design engineers in a new role: Engineers from DaimlerChrysler and VW cast their own components on Design Engineers Day. (p. 7)
  • Much more than boring numbers: In its new Sustainability Report, Georg Fischer documents how it is carefully managing resources. (p. 7)
  • Technology products (p. 8)
  • Better positioned: Georg Fischer let investors and analysts see the company's latest technical innovations at its first-ever Technology Day. (p. 8)
  • A successful premiere: Fifty investors and journalists attended Technology Day – and they were most impressed by the live presentations. (p. 8)
  • Opening the door to the future: In Herzogenburg, Georg Fischer Automotive manufactures interior door frames for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. [...] (p. 9)
  • Milestones in Georg Fischer's history: Look at what we found in the corporate archives “treasure trove.” (p. 9)

People experience

  • Plant's swans find a home: When the works canal in Traisen was shut down, swans living there had to be relocated. [...] (p. 10)
  • Prudence and responsibility [an interview with Charlotte Hill, President of Georg Fischer Signet] (p. 10)
  • People (p. 10)
  • Aconcagua's ice-cold shoulder: Together with fellow mountaineers, Gabriele Süss-Köstler [...] achieved a remarkable feat. She climbed Aconcagua [...] (p. 11)
  • Water for the world: Georg Fischer continues its Clean Water Foundation for an indefinite period and supports drinking water projects (p. 12)
  • GF ensures sustainable supply: Sukumar Singh, Managing Director of Mass Education, on Clean Water (p. 12)
  • Opinions (p. 12)
  • Global branding fits the whole company: Eighteen months after the new branding policy was presented, an internal survey shows an extremely high level of compliance. (p. 13)
  • A matter of the heart: Georg Fischer is dedicated to the common good. GF Signet, a subsidiary in the USA, offers a good example of this commitment. (p. 13)
  • Seeking successors for a knowledge-drive company: Georg Fischer is actively seeking recent graduates at career fairs. [...] (p. 13)

Site portrait

  • Turning an idea into a global winner: Despite its international character, Stockholm's System 3R AB has retained the charm of a start-up company. (p. 14)

Service tips

  • E-mails: First sort, then send – The flood of e-mails is one of the downsides of modern communications technology. [...] (p. 15)
  • Four ways to stay fit and flexible while at work [...] (p. 15)
  • Recommendations: Film tip (p. 15)
  • Recommendations: Book tip (p. 15)
  • Masthead (p. 15)

Living culture

  • A tribute to Spain's genius: Picasso fever is burning in Spain. Employees of GF Piping Systems in Madrid are looking forward to exhibitions [...] (p. 16)
  • A nice hot meal goes a long way at work: When the company restaurant in Garching shut down, action hat to be taken. (p. 16)
  • Employees show off their city: "The variety is unbeatable" (p. 16)
Keywordsautomobile industry :: communication :: Technology Day :: automation :: light metal casting :: milling heads/milling machines :: celebration/employee party :: sustainability :: university :: trademark/trademark protection :: sport/leisure
ActorsStirnemann, Kurt E. (1943-) :: Wal-Mart (1962-) :: Bühler-Mechanik :: System 3R (1967-) :: Mikron AG (1908-) :: GF Konzernarchiv :: Clean Water Stiftung (2002-)
PlacesChina :: Suzhou :: Schaffhausen (SH) :: Subingen (SO) :: Schweiz :: Manchester :: Grossbritannien :: Aurora (CO) :: USA :: Indien :: Herzogenburg :: Österreich :: Aconcagua :: El Monte (CA) :: Stockholm :: Schweden :: Madrid :: Spanien :: Argentinien :: London
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Access/Use RestrictionsStandard period of protection
LanguagesEnglish
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