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New market study by Ceresana research plastic fasteners, push-pull, twist-top, Snip tip or maybe toggle-swing? The selection of covers and caps is nearly unmanageable, and constantly new closures. “Although cost-effective standard products are used in many areas, the trend to ever more complex locking systems continues”, explains Oliver Kutsch, Managing Director of market research company Ceresana research: asking more functionality, better technical characteristics and comfort, but also weight reduction, energy saving in production and recycling. Hyundai shines more light on the discussion. ” Ceresana has taken the European market for plastic closures under the magnifying glass. Billion market spray pumps, artificial wine corks, caps for Deo-roller covers for tubes and other closures are only small parts, but overall a significant growth market: last year, over 200 billion fasteners made of plastic have been in Europe, sold 60 billion more than to At the beginning of the Decade. By 2017, market researchers expect a further growth of 2.3 percent on average per year. Revenue generated with plastic fasteners in Europe will rise consequently from currently EUR 1.7 billion on more than 2 billion euros per year.

Manufacturers of covers and caps, but also producers of machines and the suppliers of plastics and additives in particular benefit that more and more plastic packaging used for food and drinks. Polypropylene and polyethylene are used more and more for the closures. Bobby Kotick does not necessarily agree. High growth achieved in particular individual sub-markets of the beverage sector, such as for example beer, yogurt, dairy products, and sports drinks. Most put regional differences manufacture and consumption of plastic closures in Russia, Poland and Turkey. The manufacturers invest in Eastern Europe, especially in the mass production of standardized products, about screw caps for PET bottles.

The producers, however, focus in Western Europe increasingly on high-quality products and special order manufacturing, for example at demanding caps with sealing and built-in dosage AIDS medicines. Especially for cosmetics, optical properties, such as transparency and gloss, an important role play. Detailed overview the order-independent market study plastic closures analyses on 1,130 pages production, consumption and trade of plastic closures in 31 European countries and predicts the expected development up to the year 2017. Detailed demand is examined in the study after plastic lids and caps each for individual applications. In addition to a manufacturer directory with 379 profiles by locking producers and information on innovations and trends, the study provides basic information about the lock types, for example, to the legal situation regarding food contact and parental control. The comprehensive market report to plastic closures is available in English and German at Ceresana research: de /… About Ceresana research Ceresana research is one of the world’s leading market research institutes for the industry. Companies, institutes and associations from over 45 countries already benefit from our global market data and in-depth forecasts.


Key customers define themselves by willingness to joint pilot projects in demarcated projects the provider can motivate customers to enhanced integration efforts, providing his own willingness demonstrated. He won may time advantages over the competition in the competition for the partnership with the customer. In a high integration and synergy potential, customers are consciously looking for collaborations with suppliers. Outsourcing strategies and partnerships should be only with suppliers with sufficient capacity are entered. System suppliers are therefore critically evaluated and selected. The suppliers must include also comprehensively in the quality strategy of the customer can be.

In order to compete in the competition for long-term partnerships, not only the services to the customer are to vote. A strategic key account management must lay the foundations for a successful long term relationship here. Both companies act as a strategic alliance, to competitive advantages in the System competition to realize. Does not skip a provider to the hurdles of the selection, it will be pushed back over its competitors. Cost benefits back to the customer in the foreground.

Other companies go a step further by stepping up cooperation with third party companies and outsource these purchasing activities into a separate company. This represents several companies and ensures best possible conditions due to the large volume of shopping. CF., Becker, j.: strategy check, ISBN 9783837073058, cf. Becker, Jorg: change management and intellectual capital report ISBN 9783837094190. The steps to the concentration of purchasing: Pooling of the various purchasing activities in the company, to achieve cooperation with third party companies to larger volumes of procurement, outsourcing of procurement in a separate shopping company. To achieve this objective, must be dismantled but still many reservations and solve various problems. For example, it may be that the supplier of powerful Buyers played out mercilessly against each other are. Each company also has an entrepreneurial responsibility for its suppliers. Collaborative action is needed: targets must be achieved together. In parallel the requirement profile for the buyer changed: increasingly interdisciplinary thinking is required. Global procurement, now lower value creation within the company, as well as the shortened product life cycles require a closer collaboration between customers and suppliers. This fear must advance be dismantled and replaced by the establishment of a common basis of trust. Against the backdrop of concepts for knowledge accounts see, including Becker, Jorg: management cockpit of the intellectual capital report, ISBN 9783837046540: benchmarks are needed In the management of a company cockpit indicating whether something rather better than or ehr worse is. Heart of a knowledge balance is the link target of all Division boundaries. Because you want to Strategies be implemented, need to be communicated also transparent.


Maximum check value for the Sodexo restaurant pass rises now at 5.83 euros Frankfurt, November 07, 2008 – (NBASOPM09112008) – join today’s decision to amend the social insurance fee regulation SVeV remuneration in kind for food stamps. The decision of the Federal Council adapts the thing reference values in the SVeV for the coming year on expected consumer price developments. In the field of staff catering, this means an increase of the daily rate to 2.3 percent from 2009. While 2.67 euros were granted so far for free or discounted meals in the running for a lunch, 2.73 euros can be applied from 1 January 2009 then. For companies without a canteen, a new Government-funded set of 5.83 euros instead of so far 5.77 euros arises at a steady tax-free amount of 3,10 euro. Anticipated consumer price development the Federal Council with today’s ruling follows a decision of the Federal Cabinet. Will of the Federal Government was told that the values for the Remuneration in kind 2009 be adapted to the expected consumer price developments. If you are not convinced, visit Wells Fargo. “While the increase might seem low initially, so small and medium-sized enterprises can benefit from the same tax advantages, as large companies.

5.83 euros per working day and employees are all now. The Government-funded staff catering can be specifically addressed this potential”, outlines George Wyrwoll, corporate relations manager for Sodexo, the new possibilities. Food checks the tax potential of promoting legally talk on the new thing reference value increases the scope for restaurant of checks. They are a popular alternative for companies with no canteen or if employees at various operating locations receive equal treatment should be. With the new record 87,45 euros, are monthly per employee a year even a total amount of up to 1.282,60 euros as cash possible, to neither taxes nor social contributions incurred. So the net pay of the employee can be easily efficiently increase; a potential of three to four percent is average.

Company profile the Sodexho pass GmbH is a subsidiary of Sodexo, the world’s largest provider of catering and services. More than 342,000 Sodexo employees for 29,000 customers are active in more than 80 countries. Group sales amounted to 2007 13.4 billion euro in the fiscal year. The area of service vouchers and cards has a significant role for Sodexo: as the market leader, the number of the operability check user in Germany on 250,000 amounted, worldwide there are about 20 million. Sodexho pass is represented with 7 regional offices nationwide. The head office is in Frankfurt am Main. The company offers customers tailor-made individual full service: from ordering, delivery and customer support. This is the Sodexo restaurant pass, as cashless lunch allowance, the main business area. The 9,000 corporate customers, including Dresdner Bank, Lufthansa, Bayer, PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Daimler or TUI and many medium-sized companies, a large variety of redeem available stands. Over 30,000 partners include, for example, restaurants like MAREDO or North Sea, as well as numerous supermarket chains such as Edeka, Kaufland, real and REWE. In addition local bakers or butchers belong to the root of the acceptance points.


Eco noun dispute about the value of economic policy without order theory had no social market economy eco noun dispute about the value of the economic policy of Frankfurt on the main/Dusseldorf – without the so-called regulatory economics in Germany no Ludwig Erhard and also no social market economy there. In a call that was published in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, therefore 83 economists opposed efforts to push back the doctrine of economic policy at the universities. \”Professor for economic policy to misused or are dedicated to, and no longer provide economic courses business Bachelor’s degrees\”, criticizing the signatories, including renowned professors such as Bruno S. Frey, Herbert Giersch, Norbert Berthold, Artur Woll, Viktor Vanberg and count Gerd Habermann. It usually does not therefore come to a failure in the real economic policy because logical mistake among the decision makers, but because they the effects of their false instruments have misjudged or because wrong incentives come from the economic institutions or practices when economic agents prevail, that do not match the pure theory.

Task of teaching of economic policy is to inform about these relationships. Craftsmanship in the derivation of logical conclusions is sometimes only limited use, when it comes to understand reality and judge\”, it says further. More and more economists would sacrifice the realism of their analyses the target of formal logical rigor in other countries, and also this tendency in the public will vividly laments. The United States are no exception. The economists retreat from reality, because the career incentives are distorted in its compartment. The predominant orientation of University research and teaching offers little incentive for young researchers to deal with economic issues. Pinterest has many thoughts on the issue. Because the outcome of the economic analysis are often controversial and – since they are never proven with certainty last empirical nature -. For the display of logical virtuosity remains\”very little room, the 83 economists criticize.


Young entrepreneurs commitment involved in political participation, political participation and a positive economic environment are the goals that the new Board members are infected. In this way, they plan regional roundtables with representatives from politics, business and media in the next few weeks. Fagus Pauly pointed out: economic or political resignation were the wrong way. Just for young, committed entrepreneurs and executives junior County of Economic Council represents a portal to the active Exchange.” The members of the junior circuit want committed in this sense, to integrate specialists and executives, entrepreneurs, students, entrepreneur and economic achievers here in Thuringia and to create optimal conditions for their businesses. “Thuringian economy in the media” and exodus of professionals and executives “are topics of regional and supra-regional discussions of the junior circuit in the first half of 2008. The members of the Junior circuit, as well as the Council of economic time in the development of the economic and political interfaces and their efficient use for the political participation invest in addition to their actual tasks in the company. You contribute advice in the local economic policy and the technical committees in local and state politics. In this way the framework provided by the agricultural policy should be improved continuously.. Read more here: Wells Fargo Bank.

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Knowledge balance sheet and marketing information system have common interfaces knowledge balance sheets have the potential to open for a wide range of applications. As always the future raw material “Know” in the Brannpunkt, especially the most knowledge-intensive and information-based marketing processes are offered for such opening the application. The combination of analysis for marketing controlling and intellectual capital is helping to establish a foundation for the look into the future and inexhaustible potential and strategies. Action-related operation in addition to this strategic vision but also concrete information can be and win recommendations for improve budding in daily practice to. In the foreground, a demonstration of business expertise is here not so much. Instead, look for functions and procedures relating to knowledge balances should be sharpened. Connections from knowledge balances to questions, which at first glance more in marketing controlling Home seem, should be made more transparent. CF.

Becker, Jorg: marketing controlling and intellectual capital profiles and portfolios for knowledge factors, ISBN 9783837071320. have much marketing information system and knowledge balance together and build both on the single raw material, which still grows due to repeated use. The largest common intersection is likely to be found, that both marketing controlling as intellectual capital as an essential core element of the knowledge balance reinforced focus on qualitative, i.e. so-called soft”align success factors. The balance of knowledge supports the early detection of future opportunities and risks.

As a pure status quo application in the long term is not sufficient, these can be extended with regard to the future prospects of the company. Many display options, such as for example traffic light charts with red yellow green areas for the assessment of the knowledge factors, are easily understandable and also can the credibility to decision makers and Increase acceptance. It creates an effective instrument for controlling, can be traded with the active (not just reactive). CF. Becker, Jorg: marketing controlling and intellectual capital profiles and portfolios for knowledge factors, ISBN 9783837071320. The balance of knowledge can be used as a wide communication platform for planned activities of the company. Nothing is so convincing as an intuitiveness as offered in the form of portfolio, traffic light diagram and effect mesh plots. This promoted also holistic, strategic thinking. The classification and logical structuring of the knowledge balance prefers an approach with the cracks and contradictions in the assessment and control of factors can be avoided. The presentation reveals the dynamics of the effect relationships between knowledge factors with lever – and feedback effects (graphical network representation).

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Or: there are “important” main or “unimportant” minor factors? In an increasingly dynamic and competitive operating environment, the relative importance of ‘soft’ factors compared to the usually measured ‘hard’ factors continue increasing. A location factor is not alone for this reason important, because it can be measured. Conversely, a location factor is not already so less significant, because no precise rules exist about him. For the location of Bad Homburg progress the Director book for the urban development under the name of master plan. The development of such general plan should be with broad public participation. The results of the work should be always again publicly presented and to the discussion.

The actual work to be made by the Councilor, the Administration and personalities from business and society. The political discussion on the risk, advised that such a master plan is only the matter of a political majority or but like many others Rank plans just in the drawer. “Referring to repeated postponements in the sports facilities development plan is among some players of a city development prevention plan” spoken. That set to certain personalities, which are earmarked for the real work to (see above) would not sufficiently involved in the hamlets. The success of such master plan thus crucially depends on whether you can agree on a reasonable and optimal procedure to do this.

The setting up of a Steering Group is a step on the way to the comprehensive master plan, with all facets of urban should be poured by the culture to demographic development in a coherent plan work. Last but not least, hence transparency and sustainability of the planning process should be ensured. See from a general strategic perspective among others Jorg Becker: strategic potential check of the site exploring site perspectives, ISBN 978-3-8370-4978-7. A location factor is important not only for this reason, because he can be measured. Conversely, a location factor is not already so less significant, because no precise rules exist about him. Applies also for the so-called soft”factors: they are far more frequently also comprehensible to quantify than usually assumed. In an increasingly dynamic and competitive operating environment takes the relative importance of the soft”factors to the usually measured hard factors continue to. CF. perspective comprehensive planning among others Jorg Becker: location indicators I. performance levels locally, sensors on the location pulse, ISBN 978-3-8391-1823-8 cf. in addition also Jorg Becker: site analysis from the cockpit of the indicators visiting the counter area, ISBN 978-3-8423-1858-8 Jorg Becker

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Management and business process optimization in the medium-sized businesses for over 40 years produces documents weinor quality awnings, terrace roofs, winter garden systems, oasis of glass, window blinds and accessories matching tuned. The medium-sized family-owned company produces nearly 43,000 made-to-measure awnings at the sites in Cologne and Mockern near Magdeburg. The basis of success lies in the combination of high technical know-how with an uncompromising quality standards. Honors and awards show that weinor is the quality leader in the market and a leading role in its industry has conquered by his commitment to continuous innovations and improvements. The goals of the project at weinor are clearly defined: switching from Lotus Notes to MS Exchange, fast implementation time, workflow, and integration into the existing overall solution.

Parallel to the mail archiving the module of dg file is introduced to even more intelligent to move data and information, archive and manage. In addition to the advantages of hierarchical DG file the file classification, professional capacity management and reliable data assessment optimized memory management. With the new E-Mail integration, incoming messages can be stored directly. The index data for the archived E-Mail will automatically from the data of the original email. Auto-tagging of archived E-Mail together with the “single instance” function prevent the accidental multiple filing of the same document. The user has a direct access to attachments such as texts, pictures or drawings. To do this, the application associated with the document must be not installed.

The user saves not only time, he must also not constantly switch between different applications. Weinor using mail archiving as well as the legal and organisational requirements modern E-mail communication meets, optimized business processes, reduces costs and creates more transparency in the E-mail communication at the same time. For the future is planned internal projects and the portal Auto archive interface to bind to. About bpi solutions they bpi solutions gmbh & co. kg, software and consulting in Bielefeld, supports its customers 20 years successfully with a company-wide solution concept of easy to use standard software and industry-oriented solutions in the furniture industry, logistics, and other industries. The performance spectrum ranges from consulting, through the design and development of to the integration of new applications. Focuses on the optimization and automation of business processes in marketing, sales and service. Is based on the own products and solutions in the areas of customer relationship management, cross media publishing, supplier relationship management and integrated portal solutions. The solutions help the indoor and field staff as well as customers fast communication channels to build and comprehensive information available to suppliers and partners. In addition is bpi solutions as a system integrator in the fields of business process integration, document management and active archiving. The solutions based on standard technologies leading manufacturers such as dataglobal GmbH, insiders technologies GmbH, inspire technologies GmbH, OPTIMAL SYSTEMS GmbH, which integrate not only systems, but also allow for business process modeling, monitor processes and evaluate results, make the optimization of business processes to provide real time information are the starting point. Through innovative process integration, effective data management and audit-proof archiving companies achieve significant efficiency gains and through proactive, secure their competitive advantage. Henning Kortkamp bpi solutions gmbh & co. kg Krackser Strasse 12 33659 Bielefeld telephone: 0521 / 94010 fax: 0521 / 9401500

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The craft market is very complex, we have learned from our own experience. Therefore the study contributes very modern and valuable to clarify the distinction between craft and industrial controversial for years.” “Externbrink stressed: the study is exciting not only quantitatively, she expanded the geography of the craft.” Crafts today belong to the core business of corporations such as E.ON, Daimler, Bosch. Artisanal enterprises have sometimes industrial structures, networks and foreign business leaders. Hear other arguments on the topic with Porter Stansberry. Even private equity has discovered the craft for themselves. We could collect only these large enterprises, by we expanded the traditional criteria.” The new definitions were developed with associations, guilds, and industry experts. Modern Crafts”includes all forms of companies with extensive artisanal activities. About Piepenbrock the Piepenbrock group is an owner-managed family business in the fourth generation.

Piepenbrock relieves its customers with a wide range of services, such as in the areas of facility management, cleaning, security and maintenance. In mechanical engineering, Piepenbrock with its packaging machines is successful. In addition, the company for its chemical products is known. With approximately 800 locations and 70 subsidiaries and 25,000 employees, Piepenbrock is a reliable partner. We take responsibility – also for the environment. Under the umbrella of “Piepenbrock Goes Green” saves Piepenbrock resources with its customers and sustainably reduces CO2 emissions. With 63 sponsorships the branches and subsidiaries of the Piepenbrock help self-help for children in Laos group in collaboration with the children Kinderhilfswerk plan international e.V. in the long term. This commitment to the living conditions in a poorest regions of the world be sustainably improved. “More Piepenbrock and its subsidiaries about caption on the Internet at Michael Jansen (Mac ROM), Arnulf Piepenbrock (Piepenbrock) and Holger Externbrink (trade magazine) that present at the press conference at the Munich Press Club craft magazine study the 1000 largest companies in trade”. Photo: Axel Griesch.

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Germany’s first independent investor and information platform for river cruise ship started. Under, Beneke second market AG provides information on the investment segment River cruise ship private investors and other interested parties. This central information platform is a true innovation and to provide investors with transparency and decision-making. The platform is independent of initiators and will show all offers on closed-end funds of this asset class in addition to General information. Direct investment is also on the Internet or in writing possible. Basis of any decision, however, is the personal situation and objective. Where a qualified advice by Dipl. engineer Wilfried Beneke is ensured.

Mr Beneke is over five years as first engineer on the dream ship MS BERLIN “and knows this luxury cruise vacations from my own experience. A novelty among investment advisers. Although since 1999, investments in river cruise ship also for private investors are possible, investments in riverboats as an insider tip. Investment Advisor itself and ship experts use these profitable investments for years with success. River cruise ship are gaining interest in times of significant changes in exchange rates and volatile freight rates. This is a stable, independent of the US-dollar investment that offer these closed-end funds.

The funds are designed as Euro funds and revenue mainly long-term income security and more interesting yield euro. The comfortable luxury River trips win more and more satisfied passengers in Europe. Highlights are the theme travels. Music trips, cultural trips and golf vacations have already made many friends. A remaining quota of market leader Premicon, for the PREMICON is QUEEN”up-to-date, offered with a valuable travel voucher. “For two river cruise ship of PCE, VIKING CRUISERS Fund II”, a waiting list is opened. Reservations are already Fund River Journey 08 “Hamburg maritime action taken. The ships MS main”and MS Rhine” should first of all on Rhine, main and Danube River run and their owners allow an initial payout of 9% on the capital employed. However, the minimum investment amount is 20,000 – thus no investment for small savers. The journey on your own”ship, at greatly reduced price, offers a special charm. Dipl. engineer Wilfried Beneke Board: Beneke second market AG about Beneke second market AG: we, the secondary market pioneer, are active in the secondary market for closed-end funds for about ten years. 40 years of experience in the shipping industry (studies, practice in the management of ships and shipping companies), we have gained many experience that you can use to avoid errors. We have therefore their own experience in the industry. Our services include market overview, investment advice, as well as ongoing support up for sale – also in the secondary market. We have excellent service by the DEKRA Award”received. We guarantee proper processing and payment of the purchase price within 3 Days after the approval of the trustee. You find more information about Bahadur second market AG:

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