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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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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