07
May
2015

Oily world- Causes of the recent oil price development and outlook


The price of Brent (Europe) and WTI (USA) crude oil has almost halved since July 2014. What was initially perceived as a sign of a weaker world economy now turns out to be a massive change on the supply side.

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21
Apr
2015

SuP at Electric & Electronic Systems in Hybrid and Electrical Vehicles and Electrical Energy Management


April 22-23 2015 in Bad Boll near Stuttgart
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Holger Richter presents "48V - The new mild hybrid?"

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15
Apr
2015
Umweltschutz China

SuP Cover-Story in Asia Bridge: Umweltschutz China


Es wird ernst! Seit Januar ist der Umweltschutz in China politisches Staatsziel für alle Regierungsebenen. Besonders lokale Umweltbehörden und NGOs (Nichtregierungsorganisationen) bekamen die langersehnten Mittel an die Hand, die verheerende Umweltverschmutzung zu bekämpfen. Doch sind auch Industrieunternehmen bereit, die zusätzlichen Kosten auf sich zu nehmen?

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15
Apr
2015
Die Welt des Stickstoffs

Schlegel und Partner über die Welt des Stickstoffs in den DLG-Mitteilungen


Stickstoff gilt als "Motor des Pflanzenwachstums" und ist neben Phosphor und Kalium die wichtigste Düngerform. Weltweit wird die Pflanzenproduktion ausgeweitet bzw. intensiviert, womit auch der Stickstoffdüngerbedarf wächst. Schlegel und Partner hat die Struktur des globalen Marktes für Stickstoffdünger untersucht und gibt in den Mitteilungen der DLG e.V. (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft) einen Ausblick für die weitere Marktentwicklung.

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09
Mar
2015

Schlegel und Partner consults DPE Deutsche Private Equity in an MBO-Deal of J.H. Ziegler


As a part of DPE Deutsche Private Equity’s investment in J.H. Ziegler, Schlegel und Partner carried out the Commercial Due Diligence analysis. The analysis covered J.H. Ziegler’s market position, established a prognosis of growth potential, calculated J.H. Ziegler’s market worth and quantified the sales development from the bottom-up.

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16
Dec
2014

Market analysis in China - Successful market research in a challenging environment


Due to its market size and market growth, China is an attractive sales region for globally operating industrial enterprises. But market conditions differ considerably from those in other target markets. Thus, a detailed prior exploration is an important precondition for successful market cultivation. Schlegel und Partner has been conducting customer-specific analyses in this confusingly large and often officially regulated country for many years and can offer authoritative insights for crucial strategic decisions.

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15
Dec
2014

Voice of Customer – Do you speak “customerese”? - Part II Customer Satisfaction


The measurement of customer expectations and customer satisfaction is an essential prerequisite for targeted quality management. In our periodically published series, “Voice of Customer”, we will provide an overview of the most important methodological aspects.

Part II: Customer Satisfaction

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15
Dec
2014

Understanding Japanese companies’ recent moves along the nonwovens value chain in Southeast Asia


The current situation in Japan is characterized by a shrinking and rapidly ageing society and a persistent economic standstill. To cope with the stagnating local economy, Japan invests heavily in foreign countries. Especially companies along the nonwovens industry value chain have started to focus on emerging countries in Asia and beyond.

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15
Dec
2014

SuP donates over 8,000 euros to "Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors without Borders" - Social responsibility for healthy growth


Being a "Schlegel" also means taking social and economic responsibility for global development.

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23
Sep
2014

Motorcycle production boom in India


For a long time India's motorcycle manufacturers have been producing mainly for the domestic market. Now they are on the way to becoming global players.

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23
Sep
2014

Voice of Customer – do you speak "customerese"?


Measurement of customer expectations and customer satisfaction is an essential prerequisite for targeted quality management. In our periodically published series "Voice of Customer", we will provide an overview of the most important methodological aspects.

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23
Sep
2014

Super Cycle or Junk Bike: the future of raw material markets


Contrary to expectations, the enormous price hike for many raw materials came to halt around the year 2012 and price levels started to fall, at least modestly. Despite current conflicts that are again affecting energy-related prices – especially those for crude oil and for natural gas – present discussions among raw material intensive industries and financial investors tend to focus upon whether this marks the end of the "Raw Materials Super Cycle".

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21
Sep
2014

5. VDI-Fachkonferenz "Automobiles Cockpit" - Lecture by Sebastian Kohler (October 21-22, 2014)


The rise of glass – Increasing customer requirements and current interior megatrends require sophisticated materials

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12
Sep
2014

Belastungen der deutschen Industrie durch den Russland-Konflikt nehmen weiter zu


Schon seit über einem Jahr macht sich der anhaltende Konflikt zwischen Russland und der Ukraine in der deutschen Außenhandelsstatistik negativ bemerkbar. Durch die verschärften Sanktionen der EU gegen Russland wird sich der Abwärtstrend mit großer Wahrscheinlichkeit weiter beschleunigen. Neueste Schätzungen erwarten für das Gesamtjahr 2014 einen Rückgang der deutschen Exporte nach Russland um 7 Mrd. Euro und einen damit verbundenen Wegfall von 25.000 bis 50.000 Arbeitsplätzen in der Bundesrepublik.

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05
Sep
2014

Schlegel and Partners speak at Aachen Colloquium in China (November 13-14, 2014)


Automobile and Engine Technology

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04
Sep
2014
ATZ Live DK

Schlegel und Partner bei der 7. MTZ-Fachtagung 2014 Ladungswechsel im Verbrennungsmotor


Wege zur optimalen Gemischbildung und Verbrennung

Informieren Sie sich aus erster Hand über die neuesten Erkenntnisse aus Forschung und Praxis.

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21
Apr
2014
Geotextiles_Workshop

Silke Brand-Kirsch of Schlegel and Partners speaks in the Geotextiles Workshop at index14 in Geneva


The global market for geotextiles in 2013 is about EUR 2.2 billions and is expected to grow with a CAGR of more than 10% until 2023. Nonwoven geotextiles account for over 50% of the overall demand of geotextiles in terms of value and 65% in m2.

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02
Apr
2014

FLABEG Deutschland GmbH: Due Diligence made by Schlegel und Partner


Die FLABEG Deutschland GmbH ist ein renommiertes mittelständiges Unternehmen mit Sitz in Nürnberg und ist spezialisiert auf die Herstellung, Bearbeitung, Veredelung und den Vertrieb von Flachglas, technischen Spiegellösungen und bietet anspruchsvolle Beschichtungslösungen für Glas. FLABEGs USP ist die effiziente Produktion großer Stückzahlen und die hohe Kompetenz in der Herstellung und Bearbeitung von komplexen Glasanwendungen. Schlegel und Partner unterstützte FLABEG in ihrem kürzlich erfolgten Due Diligence Prozess.

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04
Feb
2014

Focus your business: Is there a need for a key account management for the food and beverage industries?


The food and beverage industries offer a vast variety of applications for air, gas and liquid filtration and separation equipment. Almost every conceivable technology for filtration and separation of materials, particles, and contaminants will be found here, ranging from dust removal equipment for powders and granulates to HEPA / ULPA filters in filling equipment for the dairy industry and extending all the way to product filtration equipment such as filters for milk and for spirits and also for juice clarification.

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04
Feb
2014

Consequences of shale gas for the industry


Everyone seems to be talking about shale gas. In the US, shale gas production is in full swing. Many other countries are scrambling to outdo one another with announcements of new deposits and hope to benefit from this boom. Where and how this trend affects individual industries is often a matter of controversial debate.

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