Company of the month

Balsan Moquette

For comfort and colour underfoot

There is nothing more luxurious underfoot than wall-to-wall carpet. Soft, quiet and attractive to look at, textile floor coverings offer a range of functional advantages including noise reduction, enhanced comfort and thermal insulation. They can also be manufactured in an endless variety of colours and patterns. French carpet manufacturer Balsan Moquette in Arthon designs and produces textile floor coverings that are positioned at the haute couture end of the market. With a history that can be traced back to 1751, the company is one of the most experienced industrial carpet manufacturers in the business with a worldwide customer base.


Automotive Engineering

Kia Motors Europe GmbH

Breaking all records in no time

Today the most renowned Korean car brand worldwide, the history of Kia began in 1944 when the company was founded as a moped manufacturer and later turned to producing cars for the local market. More recently, Kia entered the worldwide market and became a global player within an incredibly short space of time, which Michael Cole, COO of Kia Motors Europe GmbH, Kia’s Frankfurt-based subsidiary and European business headquarters, recognizes. “The company continues to develop at a phenomenal rate,” he enthuses. For good reason: With a great price-performance ratio, excellent customer service and award-winning design, Kia is on its way to achieving a top position, and not only in the European market.

Materials & Materials Processing

SlovTan Contract Tannery, s.r.o.

Gold-standard leather

The only seat covering material considered luxurious enough for a high-end automobile is leather. Even cars at the lower end of the price spectrum often have a leather steering wheel. Leather is hard-wearing, durable and pleasant to the touch. As a natural product, it is also extremely beautiful, especially when dyed. SlovTan Contract Tannery, s.r.o. in Slovakia carries out the contract tanning of hides for customers in the luxury goods, automotive, aviation and shoe industries and is known for the high quality of its work and its strong environmental record.

Health & Medical Industry

Probiotical S.p.A.

Restoring the natural balance

The human intestine plays host to billions of bacteria that help it to perform its function of digesting the food we eat and absorbing nutrients into the bloodstream. However, a host of factors can disrupt the delicate balance of bacteria in the gut, leading to the kinds of intestinal problems such as bloating, cramping, diarrhoea and even more severe problems that affect so many people today. Probiotical S.p.A. is part of Group Movin Alce, a major Italian industrial and research concern active in the dairy industry. Probiotical exploits 30 years of research to produce probiotic lactic acid bacteria aimed at restoring the natural intestinal flora essential to healthy digestion.


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In this issue: Gleeds France SAS – Your partner for your building / D. Carnegie & Co AB – Refurbishment formula for safer suburbs / SLM Solutions Group AG – True child of digitization / Hast Retail, s.r.o. – Shopfitting as art / Hyundai WIA Europe GmbH – Banging the drum for Korean machine tools

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