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GFA 9/29.4.2 :: Globe, No. 4, December 2006 (File)

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GFA 9/29.4.2

TitleGlobe, No. 4, December 2006
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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. 4, December 2006

Contents:

  • Charting the course: Sustainable growth from within is the goal for the years to come. (p. 1)
  • Competence needs roots: New book renders an overview of 50 years of plastics know-how (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Finish line for 2006 (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Agie Charmilles: Offer to buy (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Overcoming barriers (p. 1)
  • New markets (p. 1)

Market strategies

  • Credibility through continuity: How is GF reacting to the challenges of the future? [Interview with Kurt E. Stirnemann and Ernst Willi] (p. 2)
  • Market strategies (p. 3)
  • Danger discerned is danger no more: Risk can be avoided only by not doing business at all. [...] (p. 3)
  • Important dates at Georg Fischer (p. 3)
  • Glossary (p. 3)
  • Moving up in a growing market: GF now produces around 570000 escalator components a year, making it the world's number one. (p. 4)
  • Overall unity: The standardization program optimizes production processes at GF Automotive (p. 4)
  • Interview: "Extensive standardization results in quality improvements and customer loyalty." (p. 4)
  • Faster and more efficient: Many corporate subsidiaries are using standards successfully. (p. 4)

Customer projects

  • All from a single mould: For more than 20 years, GF Automotive's foundries have maintained a close working relationship with commercial vehicle maker MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG. [...] (p. 5)
  • Components for the world from Saxony (p. 5)
  • Precision gains ground: Toolmakers face tough cost pressures, and AgieCharmilles GF is receiving increasing orders [...] (p. 6)
  • Reeving up in Suzhou: GF Automotive develops engine block for Chinese car manufacturer (p. 6)
  • Winning: GF is one of Volvo's top eight (p. 6)
  • Key fair dates for first half 2007 (p. 6)
  • Putting skiers on a secure footing: A third of the world's ski bindings are made using a Mikron machine [...] (p. 7)

Technology products

  • The most precise of games: Roulette is literally symbolic for games of chance. [...] (p. 8)
  • Shadow shows in Mettmann: Casting moulds slated for production are being checked in a somewhat unusual way. (p. 8)
  • So what does… …Elsi Grass do? (p. 8)

People experience

  • Close ties: After almost 50 years with GF, Franz Dossenbach takes his leave and the company is losing one of its longest-serving employees. [...] (p. 9)
  • Interview: Age as a competitive advantage (p. 9)
  • Turning away from youth mania [interview with Professor Rita Süssmuth, former president of Germany's parliament] (p. 9)
  • People (p. 9)
  • The friendly looking Swiss folks: Masayuki Itsumi from Japan spent almost two years working in Schaffhausen. (p. 10)
  • No mere peccadilo: Corruption scandals come to light everywhere. Georg Fischer bucks the trend. (p. 10)
  • Mourning for Håkan Näsström: Esteemed and successful manager dies after severe illness. (p. 10)
  • The road is home: For four years, two British truckers made deliveries to GF sites in Europe by HGV. [...] (p. 11)
  • Between heaven and hell: [...]. To research her highschool diploma paper on GF's Clean Water projects, Larissa Zengerling took a trip to India [...] (p. 12)
  • Opinions (p. 12)
  • Much more than quotas: Female engineers are still a rare occurrence. At Georg Fischer, these specialists are much appreciated. (p. 13)
  • Prized: Communications at a very high level (p. 13)
  • Theory for real life: At the IMD in Lausanne, top managers work out answers to the company's key management questions. (p. 13)

Site portrait

  • Every customer counts: With annual growth rates of around 40 per cent, AgieCharmilles' sales company in southern China delivers a stellar performance. (p. 14)

Service tips

  • Resolving conflicts: Conflicts are an inevitable outcome of human interaction [...] (p. 15)
  • Getting to know the family: Employees from all over the world can be found on GF Direct. (p. 15)
  • Insider tips: Worth watching (p. 15)
  • Insider tips: Worth listening to (p. 15)
  • Masthead (p. 15)

Living culture

  • Cookie monster season! Colleagues on three continents have contributed some great recipes for Christmas treats [...] (p. 16)
  • Well looked after: December 4 is the feast day of Saint Barbara. To this day, she protects foundry workers from danger. (p. 16)
  • My town – Moscow: "A European metropolis" (p. 16)
Keywordsplastic :: corporate development :: risk management :: automobile industry :: escalators :: standardization :: corruption :: growth :: address directory :: quality assurance :: precision machines :: sport/leisure
ActorsWilli, Ernst (1946-) :: Stirnemann, Kurt E. (1943-) :: MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG :: GF Casting Solutions :: Näsström, Håkan (1960-2006) :: GF Machining Solutions :: Clean Water Stiftung (2002-) :: Volvo (1927-)
PlacesChina :: Taiwan :: Schaffhausen (SH) :: Schweiz :: Suzhou :: Mettmann :: Deutschland :: Sundarbans :: Indien :: Moskau :: Russland
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Access/Use RestrictionsStandard period of protection
LanguagesEnglish
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2019 / GBL Gubler AG
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