More and more men and women are attaching greater importance to their appearance, and the cosmetics industry worldwide is growing. Europe is the leading market in the global cosmetics and perfume industry, and France especially plays an important role in the production of cosmetics. Renowned brands such as Yves Rocher rely on the cosmetics sub-contractor Evaliance based in Signes in the south of France.
Machines of every kind play a huge part in our lives and are generally taken very much for granted. Certainly the end user tends to give little thought to how they are made or the individual components involved. For machine manufacturers, however, the quality of the parts can make or break the commercial success of their product, and they take great care to select suppliers with a reputation for quality and innovation in their respective sectors. The Enbi Group, a global concern headquartered in the USA, is a highly rated supplier of rollers and insulation materials for a broad range of demanding applications.
The power supply industry is booming, and new opportunities are growing quickly. At the same time, established markets are stagnating. Experts agree that for this reason, the global market for power converters is set for energetic expansion in the coming years. One of the industry’s successful representatives is ETASYN GmbH. The company is based in Drebach in Saxony and emerged from the well-known player ARTESYN. For almost 30 years, the company has concentrated on the development and manufacturing of customized power supply solutions.
Consumers look out for a skin care range that supports the well-being of their skin without irritating and damaging it. Their dermatologist will point to Embryolisse. The French cosmetics company has been developing dermo-cosmetic skin products for more than 65 years. Its best-selling Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré has become a well sought-after skin cream for make-up artists and models, but even women away from the spotlight love the skin care brand.
Flexibility, diversification, family spirit and a one-stop-shop approach – these are the secrets of success for Entreprise Générale DHERTE SA which enable the long-standing company to realize continuous growth. The general contractor and building constructor based in the Belgian town of Flobecq combines traditional values and skills with a high capacity for innovative and modern technology in order to find and deliver the best solutions to its customers.
The steel industry has always played an important role in Italy’s history. Manufacturing was the key to the country’s post-World War II economic boom, and the steel industry in particular allowed the country to step up to become one of the strongest economies around the globe. Since then, market conditions have changed significantly. Prices decreased systematically for the 14 months ending December 2015, and in the first two months of 2016, they showed very high volatility. As a result, many leading players are in a difficult situation. Despite facing tough international competition, companies such as Eusider SpA appear to be ready for the challenge.
France has Europe’s second-largest railway network with a total of about 30,000 km of railway. In the past decade, rail traffic in France has grown continuously. Experts agree that by 2020, the number of passengers is supposed to increase by another 30%. To keep on track with this dynamic development, a network modernization program has been worked out. ETMF SAS in Mennecy contributes significantly to the improvement of France’s railway system.
Often the small details make all the difference in everyday life – the convenient paper bag that goes almost unnoticed on planes or the snack bag that carries the tasty lunch. When it comes to paper bag solutions for airlines, takeaways, restaurants and industry, ELAG Emballages S.a.r.l. in Munster, France, is certainly the right partner to turn to. The Swiss-French company is a global market leader in sophisticated paper bag solutions. Its Pochetta, for instance, is a paper bag for gastronomy that has set new benchmarks in ELAG’s designated markets.
In many homes, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms. An indispensable part of this room is the cooker hood which should be both highly functional and attractively designed. One of the main suppliers of these appliances in the Nordic countries is EICO AS. The Danish company considers cooker hoods as a piece of art for the kitchen and works together with leading European manufacturers.
In a healthy body, antibodies develop to fight diseases and viruses. Some bodies, however, do not work that way. Instead they have an overactive immune system that begins to fight against the body itself. Known as autoimmune diseases, these disorders need to be diagnosed and treated to prevent the body from being destroyed from the inside. Euro Diagnostica AB plays a major role in this field by offering diagnostic solutions for autoimmune and related diseases. The winner of the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Customer Value Leadership Award, the Swedish company aims to improve patient care by supporting pharmaceutical manufacturers and laboratories.
Filtration services and products are vital components for a variety of industries. Some examples of industries that depend on filtration devices are the oil and gas industry, chemical industry, food and beverage industry, and energy industry. Envirogen Group Italy S.p.A., formerly known as Fluxa Filtri S.p.A., specializes in providing filtration products for a range of businesses in many industries.
The DC Tower 1 in the city of Vienna, Austria’s highest building; the campus of the new University of Economics and Business, Vienna; or the T Center Vienna, the headquarters of T-Mobile Austria: These are just a few of the major reference objects of the Austrian company ESSECCA GmbH, excellent references for the specialist in advanced access control solutions in Bad Fischau-Brunn in Lower Austria, some 50 km south of Vienna.
Industrial automation is one of the fastest-evolving markets, presenting technological innovations at ever more frequent intervals. E.R.I. is living proof of the sector’s dynamic development. The French mechanical engineering business has developed a completely new assembly technology based on magnetic force – a technology with the potential to determine the future of automated manufacturing.
One of the big issues in modern society is the replacement of nuclear power with renewable energies in order to ensure reliable power supply. Our current energy infrastructure originates from a time of regulated energy markets and centralized power generation. EFEN GmbH headquartered in Eltville am Rhein, Germany, has been committed to the development of safe energy distribution systems for over 90 years now. Currently, the company is transforming from a product-oriented company into a full-service partner that develops tailor-made solutions.
Worldwide, edding is well known for its top quality products such as permanent markers. With roots dating back to the 1960s, the family company always managed to adapt to new market trends and demands. At present, the company is successfully facing up to the challenges and opportunities of the digital transformation. Per Ledermann, CEO, is positive that the company will be able to maintain its leading market position on the basis of a well-balanced product portfolio.
Efficient storage solutions play a crucial role in the organization of warehouse space. They are an essential component of every material handling business. Having the right storage products and systems means having more space available for stock and equipment. Advanced storage solutions can even increase the efficiency of a company’s operations. There are many reasons why more and more industrial companies are relying on Feralco, a widely recognized French specialist for storage and shelving systems based in Sézanne.
Globalization in the business world has resulted in increased travel among employees, and smart mobile devices are making it easier for business travelers to take control of their itineraries when already on the go. Egencia GmbH, a subsidiary of the Expedia group, offers traditional travel agency services as well as new IT solutions for business travel management. Since the start up nearly a decade ago, Egencia has upped its staff tenfold and is now recognized as a global player.
In the scramble for alternative energy sources, coal-fired power stations have had a bad press. Dirty, smelly and inefficient, they do nothing more than smother the environment in dust. But this dust has a value, as Eko Export S. A. knows only too well.
ERS Railways is a fully independent railway company, 100% owned by Freightliner Group Ltd., with five offices in four countries across Europe. With our modern fleet of locomotives and over 400 leased container platforms, low-bed as well as double pocket wagons, we are one of the leading players in the growing European inter modal transport market. We have so far been granted railway licenses in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
People in different countries are divided by the way they speak, the way they behave and, of course, geographical location. The keys to clearing these obstacles are education and travel. This philosophy forms the basis of EF Education First Ltd., the world leader in international education. Striving to break down the barriers of language, culture and geography that divide us, the globally operating group offers programmes for all ages, from language learning and cultural exchange programmes to academic and university preparation programmes.