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GFA 9/29.22.2 :: Globe, No. 1, March 2012 (File)

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GFA 9/29.22.2

TitleGlobe, No. 1, March 2012
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2 Zeitungen (2 Exemplare)

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Globe: Newspaper for Georg Fischer Employees, No. 1, March 2012


  • And the gold goes to…: Three winners receive the 2011 Gold Award for best implementation of Strategy 2015. (p. 1)
  • Continuing the expansion: GF Piping Systems acquires a market-leading company in the USA. (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: A successful year in 2011 (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: Reader survey (p. 1)
  • Market strategies: GLOBE e-Paper (p. 1)
  • Clean Water Foundation turns ten (p. 1)

Market strategies

  • "Business culture is as important as good organization": In March 2012, Martin Huber steps down as Chairman of the Board of Directors [...] (p. 2)
  • Online overhaul: The GF website has a fresh look that serves customers better. (p. 2)
  • Focus on Europe: As part of Strategy 2015. GF Automotive is investing heavily in the expansion and modernization [...] (p. 3)
  • Historical moments: Anniversaries in 2012: milestones in the history of Georg Fischer (p. 3)
  • Flowing in Amsterdam: GF Piping Systems presented its Water Cycle approach at the Aquatech Trade Exhibition in Amsterdam. (p. 4)
  • Practically abstract: GF AgieCharmilles explains Strategy 2015 to its employees [...] (p. 4)
  • Working fitness: Health in focus (p. 4)
  • Corporate design: Enough messing around (p. 4)
  • Occupational safety: Compliance (p. 4)

Customer projects

  • Tools for space: Numerical Precision, Inc. in Illinois produces complex metal components for the aerospace industry. [...] (p. 5)
  • Fresh water for Frisia: A fully automatic filtering system supplies the West Frisian islands' residents and holiday visitors with clean drinking water. (p. 6)
  • Customer service first hand: What makes the customer tick? What are their needs? [...] (p. 6)
  • Rose-red city: Some 200 years ago, the ancient city of Petra in the Jordanian desert was rediscovered by a Swiss explorer. (p. 7)
  • Supplier Code: GF talks sustainability at the annual Daimler Sustainability Dialogue. (p. 7)

Technology products

  • More light! : GF AgieCharmilles is increasing its technological lead in LED manufacturing [...] (p. 8)
  • One transmitter for all sensors: After three years of work, GF Signet in California has developed a multi-purpose transmitter [...] (p. 8)
  • Interview: A worldwide automation strategy – GF Piping Systems introduces competence centres. (p. 8)
  • A win-win-win situation: Through a collaboration with US-based Grede, GF Automotive is expanding its global presence significantly. (p. 9)
  • A look into the past: The Group archives contain old photos from around the world [...] (p. 9)

Clean Water

  • Providing a better quality of life for ten years: For its 200-year anniversary, GF gave itself a sustainable gift: The Clean Water Foundation. [...] (p. 10)
  • Interview: Millions for long-term aid projects [Interview with Secretary General Roland Gröbli on the Clean Water Foundation] (p. 11)

People opinions

  • Yes to transfers: Those looking for change can transfer to another Corporate Group or location of GF – worldwide. [...] (p. 12)
  • The key to success: Thanks to their personalized assistance and expertise, key account managers [...] secure their customers' loyalty. (p. 12)
  • In order to fly, you have to jump: With a sharp eye, a pen and a notepad, Ulrich Forrer coordinates the judging panels at international ski jumping competitions. [...] (p. 13)

Site portrait

  • Big in Kunshan: Three years after being commissioned the iron foundry is on target in keeping up with China's growth. (p. 14)

Service tips

  • Waning: Forklift area! : A tipped-over crate, gouges on doors and walls, and damaged cargo [...] (p. 15)
  • Everything in order? : The GF Compliance Officer explains the basics. (p. 15)
  • What is that? : LEDs (p. 15)
  • Masthead (p. 15)

Living culture

  • From favelas to the Olympics: An employee with GF AgieCharmilles opens up a new world of sports for children from Brazilian slums. (p. 16)
  • Masterpiece of the Renaissance: The Iron Library houses many historical works going back four centuries [...] (p. 16)
Keywordscorporate culture :: modernisation :: Intranet :: LED :: automation :: growth :: work safety :: expansion :: assembly aids/assembly tools :: trade fairs/industrial exhibitions :: customers
ActorsClean Water Stiftung (2002-) :: Grede Holdings LLC (2010-)
PlacesEaston (PA) :: USA :: Mettmann :: Leipzig :: Deutschland :: Amsterdam :: Kunshan :: China :: Schaffhausen (SH) :: Schweiz :: Niederlande
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Englische Schlagwörter: Company culture :: Expansion :: Modernization :: Aquatech fair :: Intranet platform :: Grede :: LED manufacturing :: Automation :: Cleanwater :: Aid projects :: Customers care :: Growth :: Working safety

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Created2019-10-11 14:15:44 / feggimann
Updated2022-08-26 15:09:20 / anton