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GFA 9/29.2.2 :: Globe, No. 2, June 2006 (File)

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GFA 9/29.2.2

TitleGlobe, No. 2, June 2006
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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. 2, June 2006

Contents:

  • Objectives and freedom: Georg Fischer's desire to grow through innovation demands lateral thinking. (p. 1)
  • Expansion into new markets: Georg Fischer is stepping up its international sales activities. (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Rising share price (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Schwab sold to Arques (p. 1)
  • Technology products: Award-winning design (p. 1)
  • Improving innovation (p. 1)

Market strategies

  • "Well done to all our employees!" [an interview with Jürg Krebser, CEO of AgieCharmilles GF] (p. 2)
  • Marketing in 3D: GF Piping Systems in a new outfit at the world's largest chemical fair. (p. 2)
  • An overview of AgieCharmilles GF (p. 2)
  • Sustainability: current projects (p. 3)
  • Operating with vision: The ability to reconcile commercial activities with social and environmental responsibility is increasingly important. (p. 3)
  • Sustainability creates a competitive advantage: Businesses emphasizing responsibility are in demand among investors. (p. 3)
  • Interview: "Social and environmental responsibility" (p. 3)

Customer projects

  • Skating through the Caribbean: For the world's largest cruise liner, the Freedom of the Seas, Georg Fischer is supplying the piping [...] (p. 4)
  • Interview: A very tight fit (p. 4)
  • Georg Fischer makes a perfect landing: Sloane a company of GF Piping Systems, wins a major contract as part of the expansion of Dubai's airport. (p. 5)
  • Car manufacturer moves up a gear: Chinese car manufacturer Chery just keeps growing and growing – and GF Automotive is sharing in its success. (p. 5)
  • Important trade fair dates (p. 5)

Technology products

  • Living out innovation: With "Growth through Innovation" GF wants to boost sales and profits. [...] (p. 6)
  • The GLOBE premiere: The first issue of GLOBE arrived right on time for the Corporate Conference (p. 6)
  • Black Beauty: GF Piping Systems presented two new products to the public this spring. (p. 7)
  • Auto parts in the mould of trees: [...] GF Automotive manufactures its highly resilient components for the automotive industry – to bionic specifications. (p. 7)
  • Big picture? No thanks! Agie Charmilles SA in Losone manufactures state-of-the-art precision machinery. [...] (p. 8)
  • Prize Winner: iFIT wins bronze in the Marketing Trophy 2006. (p. 8)
  • Milling for medicine: Machining centres for the healthcare sector are a high-growth segment. (p. 8)

People experience

  • Intensive training: Stefano Maresca of Agie in Losone is spending a year in Schaffhausen as part of his traineeship. (p. 9)
  • "Find a compromise at all times": David Herensperger works for GF in Asia. He specializes in domestic installation and shipbuilding (p. 9)
  • Individual training for personal success (p. 9)
  • Brewing for pleasure: [an interview with Michael Hauser, Chief Information Officer at GF Piping Systems in Tustin, USA] (p. 10)
  • Top-rank visitor in Leipzig: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a flying visit to GF Automotive with Saxony's State Premier Georg Milbradt. (p. 11)
  • "Longer working hours in future": Cost pressures demand new ways of thinking in Europe (p. 11)
  • Being quick: Last year, the shareholders of Georg Fischer voted Zhiqiang Zhang, a recognized authority on the Chinese market, onto the Board of Directors. [...] (p. 12)
  • Appointments (p. 12)
  • Site portrait (p. 13)
  • High tech in the Alps: Altenmarkt is located deep in the Austrian countryside – but the production facility is anything but backward. (p. 13)

Service tips

  • Relax and let inspiration strike: Coming up with new ideas regularly is part of many people's daily work. [...] (p. 14)
  • You can have your say in GLOBE: Employees from around the world to shape the new publication. (p. 14)

Living culture

  • When advertising was just starting: Fittings are among the oldest products made at Georg Fischer. Marketing them has a tradition that goes back almost as far. (p. 15)
  • Pictures at an exhibition: GF helps out [...] In return, Georg Fischer employees will receive reduced admission. (p. 15)
  • Insider tips: Not so hot (p. 15)
  • Insider tips: Great music (p. 15)
  • Catching World Cup fever: People all over the world have been waiting with great anticipation for the football event of 2006. [...] (p. 16)
  • You have to be 16 friends: The company football team from Garching is among the best in Germany. They almost got to go to the World Cup this season. (p. 16)
  • Employees show off their city: "Munich is pure relaxation" (p. 16)
Keywordschemistry :: sustainability :: automobile industry :: airport :: medical technology :: precision machines :: building technology :: shipbuilding :: brewery :: creative techniques :: innovations :: electric discharge machining (EDM) :: trade fairs/industrial exhibitions :: cruise/shipping :: employee magazine :: sporting events
ActorsGeorg Fischer Schwab GmbH :: Arques Industries AG (1900-) :: Chery Automobile Co Ltd (1997-) :: Zhang, Zhiqiang (1961-) :: Charmilles Technologies SA :: GF Machining Solutions :: George Fischer Sloane Inc.
PlacesSchaffhausen (SH) :: Schweiz :: USA :: Dubai :: Vereinigte Arabische Emirate :: Mettmann :: Deutschland :: Losone (TI) :: Tustin (CA) :: Leipzig :: China :: Altenmarkt :: Österreich :: München :: Luzern (LU) :: Neuhausen am Rheinfall (SH) :: Florida (FL) :: Schlatt (TG)
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Access/Use RestrictionsStandard period of protection
LanguagesEnglish
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