Cultural events enrich life in even the smallest community. For a larger city to be without a suitable venue for big events to take place means there is a big hole in that city’s attractiveness to its residents – and an opportunity to be taken for an entrepreneurially-minded organization. That was the thinking of the Feneberg family when they decided to fund and build a modern event venue in their home town of Kempten in the picturesque Allgäu region of Bavaria. Built for a total cost of 20 million EUR and offering 4,500 m² of space, bigBOX Allgäu opened in 2003. It is operated by FH Promotions GmbH & Co. KG.
When it comes to waste disposal, testing components of what we eat and drink, determining fuel purity and much more, regulations matter and are in place for a reason. Therefore, it is vital that companies across various industries can rely on equipment and methods to give them accurate results. Metrohm Applikon B.V., part of the Metrohm Group, specializes in high-precision instruments for chemical analysis. Headquartered in the Netherlands, this branch of the company is active in the international sales, production and development of analytical process instruments.
Mineral fillers are commonly used to impart flame retardant properties to otherwise easily flammable compounds such as rubber, paints and plastics. Non-toxic, non-corrosive alumina trihydrate (ATH) and boehmite (AMH) halogen-free flame retardant and smoke suppressant fillers are two of the most widely used compounds for this purpose. TOR Minerals International is one of the leading manufacturers of synthetic mineral fillers. Headquartered in Corpus Christi in the US, the company has subsidiaries in Europe and Asia. In Europe, sales and production are managed through TP&T (TOR Processing & Trade) B.V. which is located in Hattem in the Netherlands.
The market for asset management companies has become more and more difficult due to major economic and political developments in recent years. While ten years ago, the market suffered from the financial crisis, in 2016, the Brexit and election of Donald Trump as the new President of the United States have dominated the market for institutional and private investors. Asset management companies have to gain the confidence of the investors to successfully develop in the current challenging investment environment. Twenty First Capital, with headquarters in Paris, has positioned itself successfully in the market, offering a broad portfolio of products in different asset classes.
In this issue: Cerbona Élelmiszergyártó Kft. - Cereals for a healthy lifestyle / TOLNAGRO Animal Health Ltd - A responsible approach to animal health / 77 Elektronika Kft. - A Hungarian force in medical diagnostics / In-Kal Zrt. - More safety through competence and integrity
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