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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31
Jan
2014
Antrieb von morgen

Der Antrieb von morgen -- Elektrifizierung: Was erwartet der Kunde?


Stopp-Start und 48V - Verdrängen Micro-Mild Hybride traditionelle Hybridkonzepte vom Markt?
Ein Vortrag von Holger Richter und Daniel Kennel, Abteilung Fahrzeugtechnik, am 28. Januar 2014 auf der 9. MTZ-Fachtagung in Wolfsburg

ATZ live - Fachkonferenzen für Automobilingenieure

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20
Dec
2013

Chinas E-Bike-Boom auf Kosten der Umwelt - Schlegel und Partner in ZEIT ONLINE


Jahrzehntelang war China eine Fahrradnation. Mittlerweile sinkt der Anteil des klassischen Radverkehrs rapide. Neben dem stark wachsenden Autoverkehr nimmt die Zahl der Elektrofahrräder auf Chinas Straßen gewaltig zu. 23 Millionen E-Bikes wurden nach Angaben des Marktforschungsunternehmens Schlegel und Partner dort allein im vergangenen Jahr verkauft.

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10
Dec
2013

Wipe-out for disposable wipes?


While the market for disposable nonwoven wipes is growing continuously, disposal problems of these products are increasing at the same pace. Clogging issues caused by the common practice of flushing wipes down the toilet are placing the industry under enormous pressure. Identification of solutions that enhance the flushability properties of wipes is a challenging future topic – and a highly interesting business opportunity.

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10
Dec
2013

Opportunities and obstacles for additive manufacturing


Additive manufacturing is attracting increasing attention. To produce parts by successively adding layer upon layer of material instead of by subtractive or molding techniques not only opens new opportunities for design but also provides time and cost benefits. But a rash of technical and structural problems limits the likelihood that the new manufacturing technology is going to become a serious competitor to conventional material processing in the short term. However, some interesting exceptions exist.

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10
Dec
2013

Goodbye Easy Rider: latest trends in motorbikes


This year has seen the market launch of several interesting new types of motorcycles and various technological and design innovations. One example is that of scooters designed for leisure use. Another major trend is discerned in e-bikes with advanced sporty propulsion systems, which can easily compete with high-end conventional motorbike drives.

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10
Dec
2013

Who, what, how much? Donation activities of German and American B2B companies


Corporate Social Responsibility is today no longer an unfamiliar term to B2B companies. However, as far as direction and successful implementation of social commitment are concerned, there is a lack of orientation in many places. We have asked German and American B2B companies how they handle their donation and funding activities.

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29
Nov
2013

Schlegel and Partners in METissue: low-income consumers and the demand for tissue and nonwovens


The nonwovens and tissue industry is in constant transition and very dynamic. One of the many challenges the industry is faced with are strategies of consumer products manufacturers to extend their markets towards low-income consumers. Especially large, well known multinationals are targeting this large market.

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28
Nov
2013

Immer mehr Jüngere kaufen Elektroräder - Schlegel und Partner in ZEIT ONLINE


Das Durchschnittsalter der Elektrorad-Käufer sinkt. Diesen Trend beobachten Fahrradhändler bereits seit einiger Zeit. Jetzt liefert eine Studie auch die Fakten.

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22
Nov
2013

Megatrend demographics – Identifying key areas of action


Amongst current megatrends, demographic change with its unprecedented implications for work and corporate organization now takes first place. And for good reason: according to current projections, up to a quarter of the present workforce will no longer be available in 2032 at the latest. Not only large corporations, but also small and medium enterprises have now realized that new strategies are required in order to deal with increased competition for young skilled workers and the workforce required to secure the firm’s long term future.

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22
Nov
2013

E-Bike Studie von Schlegel und Partner in RadMarkt – Das Branchenmagazin: Mit Lifestyle weg vom Rentner-Image und hin zum neuen Mobilitätskonzept


Am 9. Oktober hielt das Weinheimer Marktforschungs- und Beratungsunternehmen Schlegel und Partner GmbH im Rahmen des 22. Aachener Kolloquiums (7.-9. Okt 2013) – laut Eigenangaben „einer der größten europäischen Kongresse im Bereich Fahrzeug- und Motorentechnik“ - einen interessanten Vortrag zum Thema „Elektrifizierte Zweiräder - vom Lifestyle-Objekt zum neuen Mobilitätskonzept“. Dieser Vortrag wurde im Rahmen der dritten Aachen Colloquium (5.-6. Nov 2013) in der chinesischen Metropole Beijing wiederholt einem größeren Publikum vorgestellt. Hier einige interessante Aussagen des Vortrags.

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22
Nov
2013

E-Bike Studie von Schlegel und Partner auf Velobiz.de: Altersstruktur der Pedelec-Käufer wandelt sich


Der E-Bike-Markt ist weiterhin in Bewegung: Neue Marken und Anbieter drängen auf den Markt, aber auch auf der Seite der Pedelec-Käufer ist ein deutlicher Wandel in den vergangenen Jahren zu beobachten.

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15
Nov
2013

Schlegel and Partners at the EDANA Outlook 2013 in Portugal


Low income consumers, a huge potential for manufacturers along the personal care value chain if suitable approaches are applied

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29
Oct
2013

Schlegel und Partner in METissue: Konsumenten mit niedrigem Einkommen und die Nachfrage nach Vliesstoffen


Die Vliesstoff- und Tissueindustrie ist ständig in Bewegung und sehr dynamisch. Eine der zahlreichen Herausforderungen dieser Industrie sind Strategien der Produzenten für Consumer-Produkte, die das Ziel verfolgen, die Absatzmarkt auf Konsumenten mit niedrigem Einkommen auszudehnen. Besonders große, multinationale Unternehmen haben diesen großen Markt im Visier.

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29
Oct
2013

Schlegel and Partners at Aachener Kolloquium in China: Electrified Two-Wheelers - from a lifestyle solution to a new mobility concept


Whether Pedelec, S-Pedelec, E-Bike, E-Scooter or E-Motorcycle, everyone talks about Electrified Two-Wheelers as new means of transportation these days.

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11
Sep
2013

Customer satisfaction in plant construction


Measurement of customer satisfaction, which reflects the unique features and business structures of a company, is a prerequisite for successful and goal-oriented customer retention. A number of special features of the B2B sector, and especially plant construction, make it necessary to consider interdependencies of contact points and business phases in such analyses.

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11
Sep
2013

Renewable energies in crisis?


Industrialization of emerging economies, continuing population growth and increasing environmental awareness are mega-trends that should sustainably increase the use of renewable energy sources in electricity generation. However, the growth of alternative technologies is stalling, and many companies are questioning whether it is still worth their while to maintain a focus on these markets.

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11
Sep
2013

The future of alternative fuels


Developers in the automotive industry are investing considerable effort in the reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Additionally, many of them are also addressing the question of which fuels will be required in the future.

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