06
Apr
2016

M&A in liquid filtration - How to make profitable deals


The rise of biotechnology and statements such as “water as the new oil” have driven investments in liquid filtration technologies in past years. Schlegel und Partner has analyzed acquisitions in liquid filtration from 1998 until now. Identified potential success factors are the product offering of the acquisition target, the set-up of the acquirer and the average price paid.

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06
Apr
2016

Trends in Commercial Vehicles 2025: Commercial vehicles of tomorrow: more efficient, lighter and safer


Schlegel und Partner has evaluated upcoming technology trends in commercial vehicles (CV) for the next decade. Three factors could be identified: technologies, efficiency and safety. This article provides a brief overview of measures which can be adopted.

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06
Apr
2016

SuP Light Vehicles Forecast 2050


Vehicles with ICE will still cover more than 70% in 2050. Significant market dynamics will start after 2035.

Schlegel und Partner analyzed and evaluated current powertrain trends and developments, but also legal, demographic and socio-economic influences to forecast the global light vehicle production by the year 2050.

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06
Apr
2016

Light Vehicles Forecast 2050 for Europe: Driven by 48V


Europe will be the leading region for ongoing internal combustion engine improvement. By 2050, 78% of light vehicle production will be based on highly efficient ICE traction combined with different stages of electrification.

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04
Mar
2016

Schlegel und Partner in Nonwovens Industry


The Race to Win Over a New Generation of Consumers in Asia

Who will best adapt to the changing markets in China and Southeast Asia and lead in the future?

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17
Dec
2015

Spotlight on automotive interior applications: Use the global adhesives life cycle to gain a competitive edge


The global market for adhesives is expected to grow by 4% p.a. until 2020. At 6% p.a. the segment of adhesives developed especially for automotive interiors is growing at an above-average rate. However, this segment is experiencing a fast dynamic change – especially with regard to adhesive types, usage and its raw materials. Thus the question arises: How can an adhesive producer position itself to exploit this trend with the aim of gaining a competitive edge in the automotive interior business?

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17
Dec
2015

Man and Machine – Automated driving: Impact on the internal combustion engine


The powertrain is at the heart of every motor vehicle. An increase in safety, efficiency and comfort is often mentioned as a benefit of autonomous driving. However, what real impact will autonomous driving have on existing architectures and components? Which products will benefit most from automation and connectivity?

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17
Dec
2015

Subsistence economy 2.0 - Backward integration to secure access to biobased raw materials


Although the price of crude oil is currently low, many companies are already running or developing processes for use of biobased raw materials as fuels and ultimately as feedstock for manufacturing refined products. That is why access to these raw materials is starting to become a critical issue.

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17
Dec
2015
Motorrad EICMA

Schlegel und Partner on track for market trails: EICMA – Market innovations and technical advances as far as the eye can see


EICMA, Europe‘s largest motorcycle fair, is good for many new releases and advances in diverse segments of motorcycle technology. What has come to stay? What is of market relevance? Schlegel und Partner reveals the underlying facts – and is not content with just reporting trends.

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15
Dec
2015
IG

Ein Portrait von Dr. Isabelle Symonds in DLG-Mitteilungen Spezial - Beruf & Karriere


Dr. Isabelle Symonds schildert ihren Berufseinstieg und Karriereweg bei Schlegel und Partner.

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10
Dec
2015

VHK career fair at Langen, Germany - SuP at cross-university career fair for engineers


”Technology and consultancy go hand in hand at our company. How can this be communicated to future engineers?” That was the leitmotif of Schlegel und Partner’s debut at the career fair held at Langen, Germany.

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01
Dec
2015

10,000 Euros for Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) - The Schlegel und Partner team is continuing its support


For several years now, Schlegel und Partner has supported the organization Médecins sans Frontières. As in previous years, the contribution consists of a donation made by the company’s partners as well as donations by its employees, which the company doubled. Eventually, that summed up to a total of 10,000 Euros.

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18
Nov
2015
edana, SB Vortrag

Silke Brand-Kirsch of Schlegel und Partner spoke at OUTLOOK 2015 conference in Athens


OUTLOOK 2015 is the World's Premier Nonwoven Personal Care and Hygiene Products Conference organised by edana - The Voice of Nonwovens. Players in the nonwovens personal care and hygiene products supply chain meet high level speakers find numerous networking opportunities.

The conference took place in Athens, Greece, from September 23 to 25, 2015.

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17
Nov
2015
Footprint

Silke Brand-Kirsch of Schlegel und Partner spoke at Hygienix 2015 in St. Petersburg, Florida


Hygienix is the premier event for Absorbent Hygiene & Personal Care Markets

The event was organised by inda - Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry and took place from October 26 - 29, 2015.

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11
Nov
2015

Schlegel und Partner in METissue: Is Southeast Asia the new China? A review of the Hygiene Industry in the region


SEA remains an attractive growth region for hygiene producers, but major investment flows in hygiene converting and nonwovens are already completed. There is increasing competition at converter level, especially as local players are becoming stronger and new players are still entering the market.

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29
Oct
2015

Successful Automotive Shareposium 2015 at Deidesheim


"Shift of power in fast changing market structures"

Numerous representatives of global supplier groups and medium-sized businesses as well as people from universities came together at the first networking exchange and discussion round to consider the topic of “Shift of power in fast changing market structures“.

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26
Oct
2015

Schlegel und Partner in der Oktober 2015 Ausgabe des IHK Magazins Rhein-Neckar


Neben aktuellen Themen und Trends berichtet das IHK Magazin regelmäßig über erfolgreiche Firmen und Verbände in der Region. Als die Marktforschung und Unternehmensberatung für technisch orientierte Branchen wird Schlegel und Partner mit Sitz in Weinheim in dieser Ausgabe vorgestellt.

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01
Oct
2015

With the next Five-Year-Plan into China’s next ‘new normal’


China’s current economic approach has had its day. Slowed growth, environmental and socio-economic problems, stock market crashes and an increasingly demanding Chinese population require a new approach which is expected to be reflected in the up-coming 13th Five-Year-Plan. The Plan will set the course for China’s next “new normal” as a high-income sustainable economy with a moderately prosperous society.

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16
Sep
2015

EUROPE – A concept under scrutiny


In recent months, the Greek crisis has placed a severe strain on Europe and massively commandeered the skills and capacities of the regional “top management”. But there are many other strategically important fields of action that urgently need sustainable concepts and their implementation.

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16
Sep
2015

Man and Machine – Automated Driving: Infrastructure and Investments


The infrastructure is an issue of crucial importance for a functioning environment permitting automated and autonomous driving. What is the impact of infrastructure quality and of traffic density? Who will contribute the necessary investments?

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