Industrial companies - mass production and make-to-order production
AGRANA is the Central European sugar and starch group - since 2003, AGRANA has also been globally active in the fruit market, which makes up a third core segment. AGRANA has been listed on the Vienna stock exchange since 1991. www.agrana.com
The Company was founded in 1882 under the name of "Bernhard Hiltmann – Spezialfabrik für Schnitt- und Stanzwerkzeuge". Nowadays, the Company has a workforce approx. 460 employees to cope with its customers´ demanding requirements. Our customer base includes renowned car makers and contract manufacturers, as well as manufacturers of domestic appliances and electric motors. www.aweba.de
The Bagel group is a more than 200 years old family business for printing and publishing. The Bagel group comprises companies from the areas of label printing, web offset, low pressure and publishing. One of Europe's largest printing plants unattached to a publishing company (Tiefdruck-Schwan Bagel GmbH) is also part of the group. www.bagel.de
BENNING has established a world-wide presence with assembly, sales and service centers for charging devices and power supplies in 20 countries to ensure technical competence, quality support and service to all customers. www.benning.de
Göbber GmbH & Co. KG with registered seat in Eystrup in Lower Saxony is a producer of jams, fruit syrups and fruit fillings. The independent, owner-managed company has been in existence since 1888. The company supplies products for food retailers, wholesalers, and bulk consumers, for the baker's trade as well as for the baking industry.
With its operative companies, heristo aktiengesellschaft is one of the highest high-volume companies of the German food industry, the largest European manufacturers of pet food and the most important global trading companies. www.heristo.com
Hettich International is a diversified company group operating chiefly in the furniture sector. The Hettich Group employs around 5500 people worldwide and generates annual turnover of over 700 million euros. With 36 subsidiaries and partner agencies, Hettich is in more than 100 countries around the world. www.hettich.com
The Hörmann Group is Europe’s Number 1 supplier of doors, gates, frames and operators. Employing a 5,500-strong workforce, the company can boast an overall turnover of € 1 billion. With a network of more than 50 subsidiaries and numerous contract dealers in over 30 countries Hörmann can be found all over the world. www.hoermann.com
Hüttenes-Albertus is the leading international manufacturer of chemical products for the foundry industry and offers ultramodern foundry chemical products for use in all familiar coremaking and mould fabrication processes. The company is represented in more than 30 countries on all continents. Systematic expansions of our operations boost existing business and strengthen the leading position of Hüttenes-Albertus on the global foundry markets. www.huettenes-albertus.com
The Humana Milchunion group belongs to the group of leading milk processing companies with a sales volume of 2.9 billion € and a processed milk volume of over 3.3 billion kilogram per annum (as per 2006). The consortium ranks second in Germany and makes it to the top twenty of international milk manufacturers. www.humana-milchunion.coop
Established in 1959 and listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange SWX, the Interroll Group currently employs 1,300 people at 27 enterprises worldwide. Directed by a strategic holding company located in Sant'Antonino, Switzerland, the Group operates with three global business units. Today, Interroll has over 23,000 customers across all continents. The company services the needs of regionally based engineering and original equipment manufacturers for conveyor components and supplies globally active multinationals with modules and subsystems. www.interroll.com
The JK-Holding Group employs over 750, including in the USA. Of these, some 40% work in production and about 60% in administration, sales and development. In 2005, the JK-Holding Group of companies made a consolidated turnover of about 180 million Euros. www.en.ergoline.de
The Kronospan GmbH Sandebeck, Kronospan GmbH Lampertswalde and the M. Kaindl Holzindustrie KG are derived timber product and laminate floor manufacturers with international orientation. Being part of the Krono group, Kronospan and M. Kaindl are among the leading timber industry companies worldwide. www.kronospan.de
KTM Kühler has been developing and producing cooling systems of outstanding quality for the automotive and motorcycle industry, as well as for industrial systems since 1984.
More than 400 people work at the production plant in Mattighofen / Austria. In addition KTM Kühler maintain sales and distribution partnerships in Germany, Italy, Spain and North America. www.ktm-kuehler.at
KOMET GROUP Holding GmbH is a leading manufacturer of precision tools for exacting inside machining. With 15 subsidiaries, 40 service and sales centers and 10 production locations, the KOMET GROUP is represented worldwide.
The Henry Lambertz GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1688. The group has six production locations in Germany and one in Poland, with a total of 34 lines. The Lambertz Group now employs a total of around 3,500 people and generates an annual turnover of 460 Mio. €. www.lambertz.com
The Cronenberg consortium is a European market leader in many areas of its product range and looks back to a fine tradition of almost 300-years. This applies particularly to the products offered under the trademarks MANNUS as well as ATHMER, e.g. flagpoles, barrier systems and city furnishings as well as automatic door gaskets. Being part of a pan-European group, the German companies Julius Cronenberg oH and F. Athmer as well as the Austrian companies Sonnleithner GesmbH and Contipole ALU-Verarbeitungs GmbH were clients of Kerkhoff Consulting. www.mannus.de
With a sales volume of 617.8 million € in fiscal year 2006 and approx. 1.760 employees, nobilia belongs to the leading manufacturers of fitted kitchens in Europe. The production plant in Verl-Sürenheide with about 110.000 square meters is one of Europe's most modern and most efficient plants for kitchen furniture. More than 380.000 kitchens are produced annually, every fourth kitchen is exported. www.nobilia.com
Under the umbrella of the Prüm-Garant Group, the companies Prüm-Türenwerk GmbH in Rhineland-Palatinate and Garant Türen und Zargen GmbH in Thuringia have been merged. Prüm was founded in 1970, Garant in the year 1991. The two companies merged in 2005. As Germany's second-largest door manufacturer, the Prüm-Garant Group with about 750 employees realizes approx. 12.5 percent in value and 16.6 percent in volume on the German market for doors.
www.tuer.de / www.garant.de
Prym is the oldest family-owned business in Germany, and one of the oldest in the world. Today the company is separated into three divisions and has its head office in Stolberg, a town bordering Belgium and the Netherlands. The Prym Group’s sales teams and production facilities are located around the globe, while the company operates in every major market worldwide. www.prym.com
With a capacity of 33 million meters in wool & wool-blended fabrics, Raymond commands over 60% market share in worsted suiting in India and ranks amongst the first three fully integrated manufacturers of worsted suiting in the world. Perhaps, Raymond is the only company in the world which have a diverse product range of nearly 20,000 design and colours of suiting fabric to suit every age, occasion and style. The company export their products to over 55 countries including USA, Canada, Europe, Japan and the Middle East. www.raymondindia.com
The Schwing Group is the first address for concrete equipment. In addition to the 900 employees in the headquarters in Herne the Schwing Group employs a further 1,500 persons worldwide in production plants in Germany, Austria, the USA, Brazil, Russia, China and India. We have sales and service centres in France, the Netherlands, Austria, the Czech Republic and Sweden as well as representations in more than 100 countries worldwide. www.schwing.com
SIEGENIA-AUBI KG is considered one of the leading manufacturers for fitting, building and ventilation systems and has more than 3,000 employees worldwide. In addition to the domestic locations in Germany (Reinsfeld, Hermeskeil and Wilnsdorf), the company is also presented with numerous international locations, for example in China, Russia, Poland, Austria, France, Switzerland, Italy, Hungary and Great Britain.
SieMatic is at home all over the world. SieMatic kitchens have been exported since 1960 and are today the ambassadors of German name-brand quality in more than 50 countries and SieMatic is at home on all continents. The SieMatic buyers choice of supplier is made in terms of quality, service, as well as the optimisation of costs, whilst simultaneously bearing in mind customer requirements. www.siematic.com
STRACK NORMA GmbH & Co. KG offers standard parts for injection-moulding and die-casting moulds as well as standard parts for punching and forming tools with a product diversity of over 150,000 individual parts and complete dies and moulds. The STRACK Group has 18 sales agencies within Germany and over 20 further sales agencies worldwide. www.strack.de
The Austrian furniture plant Svoboda GmbH & Co. KG has its tradition in the area of furnishings for office and object facilities with its roots going back to the year 1911. With 270 employees, eight showrooms in Austria and branch offices in Amsterdam and Budapest, the company exhibits well-known international credentials. Besides the design and production of high-class furniture, its key competences as a full-service provider comprise requirements analysis, advice, planning, visualization and project implementation. www.svoboda.at
The long-established family business TRILUX GmbH & Co. KG, already founded in 1912, today produces advanced lighting systems and innovative luminaire systems as part of their product portfolio encompassing interior and exterior lights as well as medical technology and electronic components. Approx. 5.000 employees are generating worldwide annual revenues of over 400 m. Euros. www.trilux.de
WALTER RAU Neusser Öl und Fett AG refines carefully selected vegetable raw materials to become high value functional fats and oils by a modern process and in accordance to an integrated quality management system. The core competence lies in the development and production of custommade fat systems for the manufacturing food industry. www.walterrauag.de
Since its foundation in 1960, the WeberHaus concept has repeatedly set new standards for the construction of modern homes. The proverbial quality helped WeberHaus to become the leading company in the business. To date, WeberHaus has built a total of 27,000 houses in Germany, France, Switzerland and several other countries. www.weberhaus.com
WELGER Maschinenfabrik GmbH is a leading manufacturer of compaction technology for agricultural crops and industrial materials. The new development is a consistent step for the rationalization and full automation of the internal disposal of recycling materials. With 360 employees WELGER gains an annual turnover of nearly 68 million €. www.welger.com
Founded as a family business in 1948, the company emerged as a leading manufacturer of the household and sanitary paper industry. The company has a market share of 22 per cent in its segment (tissue toilet paper, paper handkerchiefs, household paper, cosmetic wipes and paper towels). Today, WEPA comprises seven manufacturing sites at home and abroad with about 1.550 employees generating an annual turnover of approx. 450 Mio. €. www.wepa-hygiene.com
In 1854, the family business Winkhaus was found with its headquarter in Telgte - today it looks back at fine traditions and a very successful business development. The international company group has approx. 2.200 employees worldwide and is working in the business segments door technology, windowing and automation. www.winkhaus.com
1991 Witex was one of the first companies in Germany who started the laminate production. Laminate floorings of Witex have developed to a brand product which comes up with extraordinary product qualities and a wide collection variety. A wide range of products and services as well as a comprehensive selection of accessories complete our catalogue of items for professionals. Witex is now one of the most successful international brands on the market. Witex currently exports to more than 70 countries worldwide. www.witex.com
WITTE Automotive, established 1899, is renowned for its creative and innovative solutions with regard to locking systems in the automotive industry. With its 4 locations and a global presence provided through the VAST Alliance, Witte Automotive has grown to a corporate group offering a broad spectrum of expertise and technology while generating annual revenues of over 320 Mio. €. Today, almost all known car manufacturers are being supplied by WITTE Automotive. www.witte-automotive.com