Established in 1996, Intervet Hungária Kft. started out with a handful of people and kept expanding both the range of products and the number of staff. As the byname MSD Animal Health tagja indicates, the company is a member of MSD, known as Merck in the United States and Canada, which merged with Intervet in 2009. Today, Intervet Hungária Kft. is the market leader in Hungary in veterinary products and solutions, a position well illustrated by the prestigious Hungarian Superbrands Award the company was granted last year.
An optical fiber is a flexible, transparent fiber that is made of glass or plastic. Usually, it is slightly thicker than a human hair and finds application in many sciences and industries. An advantage of this technology is its ability to permit transmissions over longer distances and at higher bandwidths. A company from Taastrup in Denmark is aware of these benefits: GlobalConnect A/S maintains its own dark fiber network and offers comprehensive networking and housing services.
It was a milestone in the country’s environmental policy when Zagrebačke otpadne vode d.o.o. (ZOV) was founded in Zagreb in 1998 in order to finance and build a central sewage purification plant and all needed infrastructure for the city of Zagreb. Now, ZOV is responsible for the maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant and its infrastructure including the pump stations, channels, streets and bridges. CTO Ante Pavić emphasizes the necessity to contribute to a healthy environment and to a healthy living.
In the search for alternative sources of energy, biogas looks to be one of the most promising. Through a relatively simple process, unlimited power can be generated from a sustainable and natural resource. In Hungary, the leading installer of biogas power plants is Biogáz Unió Zrt. The company has experienced skyrocketing growth in the five years since its establishment and is targeting even greater expansion in the future.
It all started with a simple idea: Huge quantities of seamless steel tubes seemed to be unsalable in Italy in 1977, but the owner of GERO Gelsenkirchener Rohrhandels GmbH bought the whole stock and set off to sell them in Germany. In no time, he was able to sell more than 2,000 t. That was the start of GERO Gelsenkirchener Rohrhandelsgesellschaft mbH in steel tube trading. Today, the company is an internationally respected specialist for seamless steel tubes.
Metallurgy has come a long way from its beginnings millennia ago. Whereas in the past, only pure metals were processed, today we are aware of the many benefits of mixing metals. The properties of the individual metals combine to yield the improved characteristics of the alloy. A specialist in both pure metals and alloys is G.M.G. S.p.A. in Cartura, Italy. G.M.G. produces highly precise stamped and cast parts in a variety of metallic materials.
It is not difficult to found a company. No matter what country, you just need to fulfill some formalities, and a new business is born. Yet establishing oneself as a solid player in the market is the real challenge. In addition to good products and services, you need a marketing and distribution concept, an overall strategy and, of course, a healthy financial background. Artimber SP. Z O.O. from Osiecznica in Poland was only founded one and a half years ago. Specializing in outdoor garden equipment and furniture, the company is still in its starting blocks but determined to make itself known in international markets.
Most landlords would not regard or even treat their tenants as partners. AB Sagax, however, is proof that partnership is possible. The Swedish real estate firm is a leading Scandinavian lessor of warehousing and light industrial space that supports its customers’ business in every feasible way, from solving minor shelving problems to completing major facility extensions.
Suspension systems are an essential part of the automotive sector and mechanical engineering. Experts for air suspension systems can be found at Freno AB from Piteå in Sweden: The company currently serves as market leader in custom chassis systems for light transport vehicles in Sweden.
Conveyor belts and drive systems and components are needed in many different industries. The food and beverage industry, the engineering sector as well as all producing companies with automated production processes need means to transport their products. In the Netherlands, Noten B.V. from Belfeld is a pioneer in the conveying industry. With roots dating far back to 1925, the company, which already is a household name in its field, is now getting ready to enhance its position in the market and to become the undisputed market leader within the next five years.
Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. Over the past decade, it has been developing rapidly, thanks to an increasing volume of foreign direct investment. In 2010, the Financial Times’ fDi Magazine, the world’s premier publication for the business of globalization, ranked Debrecen fifth in Eastern Europe in its ‘Cities and Regions of the Future’ survey. To a large extent, this distinction must be accredited to Xanga Investment & Development Group Kft.
Paris is synonymous with fashion, as it has been for centuries. What appears on its runways is haute couture, and it is every model’s dream to one day walk the Parisian catwalk. High fashion is not the only clothing to come from the French capital, however. Prêt-à-porter clothing is in much higher demand, and one name in this sector is LÉO GUY. The knitwear specialist creates women’s fashion from its head office in Paris.
Due to increasing globalization, the logistics market is booming. Goods of all sorts are traversing the globe like never before. In particular, the industry has seen a rise in the need for special logistics in cases where the goods are exceptionally delicate or sensitive. An expert in that field is KDL Trans NV. The Belgium-based business specializes in logistics solutions for the IT sector.
Contact allergies are on the rise, and often cure is a long way off. Contact allergy to a wide range of substances and products in our daily environment is a serious condition resulting in eczema which impairs quality of life. The importance of detecting the causative agent through a diagnostic procedure cannot be stressed enough. Chemotechnique Diagnostics in Sweden specialises in the development and production of a wide range of high-quality diagnostic products that let patients know what to avoid in future.
Medical emergencies do not allow for wasted time. Swift and effective action is essential, and that action often depends on reliability of transport. The time it takes to deliver aid to the injured is crucial to the outcome. When local transport is inconvenient or impossible, especially in an unfamiliar place, the airborne assistance of Tyrol Air Ambulance GmbH saves lives.
No doubt, modern forestry means sustainability. As a beautiful natural material with a multitude of functions, wood is a popular material in many industries. However, we have to protect our natural resources. Therefore, sustainable wood processing also means continuously reforesting the woods. Bakonyerdő Zrt. (Bakonyerdő Forestry and Wood Processing Private Corporation) from Pápa in Hungary is the forestry operator of the Balaton Uplands in the High-Bakony region. The company perfectly unites modern forestry with efficient wood processing. As a result, the area is the second best afforested region nationwide.
When taking a look into a common supermarket, every end-consumer is confronted with various packages for food, vegetables and fruits. Almost every product is sealed in plastics or kept in PET containers, especially those that need to be stored in a refrigerator. A company from niepruszewo in Poland specializes in the production of food containers and related items: Kreis Pack sp z o.o. can look back on more than 20 years of experience in this field of operation.
In the metal processing industry, QRM – Quick Response Manufacturing is a key word. QRM means the ability to deliver items within short times. Of course, QRM means a challenge to every supplier and contractor as it requires total efficiency, precision and perfect planning. Provan bvba from Genk in Belgium has made exactly this its USP. General Director Ben Proesmans is sure that this strategy will enable the company to realise further growth in the coming years.
When a standard solution simply will not do, Hasler Maschinen + Apparatebau AG in Stein, Switzerland, can offer a perfectly tailored alternative. Its technical expertise and manufacturing base are second to none, making it the ideal partner for complex projects.
As the cost of fuel has risen, the heating industry has had to improve the efficiency of its products to keep overall costs down. Where previously heating efficiency of 75% was considered acceptable, today only a heat conversion rate of over 90% will do. Thermobile Industries B.V. is a specialist supplier of mobile industrial heating equipment that is characterised by its high level of efficiency and long operating life.