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GFA 9/29.3.2 :: Globe, No. 3, September 2006 (File)

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GFA 9/29.3.2

TitleGlobe, No. 3, September 2006
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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. 3, September 2006

Contents:

  • Champions in service: Speed is the crucial competitive factor. This makes logistics a core competency. (p. 1)
  • Harlequin figures for Africa: Mikron employs its high-performance milling machines to a good end. (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Share price settles down (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Sustainable investment (p. 1)
  • Customer projects: Pipes serving research efforts (p. 1)
  • Logistical masterpiece (p. 1)

Market strategies

  • "Drinking water is a scarce commodity" [interview with Yves Serra, Head of GF Piping Systems] (p. 2)
  • It's rarely pure: Huge sums will be invested in the water sector in the next few years. (p. 2)
  • Market strategies (p. 3)
  • Anywhere in just 48 hours: Mountings, fittings and pipes must sometimes travel up to 9,000 kilometres. (p. 3)
  • Back to the source: Cyclical logistics at GF Automotive: Finished pieces are delivered back to where the raw materials came from. (p. 3)
  • Smooth transition: Assembly operations for Mikron machines get off to a successful start in Schaffhausen. [...] (p. 4)
  • The door with class: GF Automotive is awarded a prize for aluminium die-casting (p. 4)
  • Rooted deeply: Even today, the Group is still largely owned by Swiss shareholders. (p. 4)

Customer projects

  • Moving in high society circles: Launched in 2004, Mikron has now expanded its business to include watch manufacturer IWC [...] (p. 5)
  • Jointly getting to the pole position: Nine high-performance EDM machines made by Charmilles are a key factor in the triumphs enjoyed by Renault's Formula One team. (p. 6)
  • Machines creating added value: At Technology Days, high-tech mechanical engineering company Mikron showcased its partnership excellence to customers. (p. 6)
  • High tech for the elite: Modern GF systems are being used in Harvard's clean room. (p. 6)
  • Technology products (p. 7)
  • Aquatic fun in Orlando: Behind the scenes of Wet'n Wild amusement park, many factors play a role. [...] (p. 7)
  • A speedy answer: In just one year, Charmilles accomplished the development of a technology that opens up entirely new methods of surface machining. (p. 7)

Technology products

  • Innovative submissions: GF is continuously improving and further developing its products. [...] (p. 8)
  • So what does… …Marco Vetturini do? (p. 8)
  • A system for ideas: Software supports the innovation process (p. 8)

People experience

  • Every second counts: The works tire service of Georg Fischer in Schaffhausen has been in service for emergencies for a century now. [...] (p. 9)
  • Off to school: Continuing training is considered very important. A visit to PTM personnel training. (p. 9)
  • No more sand in the works: The faster suggestions for improvement are implemented, the more effective they are. [...] (p. 10)
  • Small things can motivate: It pays to be innovative – at least at the Singen facility. (p. 10)
  • Opinions (p. 10)
  • Lord of the Wings [interview with Andreas Zwilak, Production Manager at the Gleisdorf foundry] (p. 11)
  • Precise recipes: In the foundry melting process, the most important factor is accuracy. [interview with shift supervisor Rainer Schneider] (p. 12)
  • Call of the exotic: Eric Cretton frequently travels to Asia, providing on-site customer support. [...] (p. 12)
  • Interview: "We aim for global networks" (p. 12)
  • Soap up to say "Thank you": Managers working as car jockeys. [...] (p. 13)
  • Practice instead of theory: Campus careers fairs offer students and companies a way of getting to know each other. (p. 13)
  • Appointments (p. 13)

Site portrait

  • An excellent climate: Plastic piping systems are a fast-growing market. GF Piping Systems has a great future in Australia. (p. 14)

Service tips

  • It was a very good year: The vineyard on the Gonzen has everything it takes to produce quality wines. [...] (p. 15)
  • New and worth a look: One module in the GF corporate image DVD is now devoted to the topic of innovation. (p. 15)
  • Insider tips: Well worth a visit (p. 15)
  • Insider tips: Well worth a trip (p. 15)
  • Masthead (p. 15)

Living culture

  • Excellence on the move: Jogging is in and GF employees are no exception. [...] (p. 16)
  • Great ambitions: Fifty Geneva colleagues from Charmilles meet during their lunch-break to jog. (p. 16)
  • Employees show off their city: "Spectacular sail-boat regattas" (p. 16)
Keywordslogistics :: aluminum :: pressure die casting :: measurement technology :: continuous improvement process :: Technology Day :: milling heads/milling machines :: water supply :: electric discharge machining (EDM) :: cleanroom :: fire brigade :: animals :: network :: agriculture :: sport/leisure
ActorsSerra, Yves (1953-) :: GF Casting Solutions :: International Watch Company (IWC) (1868-) :: Charmilles Technologies SA :: Mikron AG
PlacesSchaffhausen (SH) :: Schweiz :: Nidau (BE) :: Afrika :: Boston (MA) :: USA :: Enstone :: Grossbritannien :: Singen :: Deutschland :: Tustin (CA) :: Gonzen / Sargans (SG) :: Kanton Genf (GE) :: Australien
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LanguagesEnglish
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2019 / GBL Gubler AG
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