For over 60 years, the name Fronius has stood for intensive research work and a constant search for new, innovative solutions. The management of Fronius International GmbH sees its mission clearly in mind: to further strengthen the employees' enthusiasm for customer-oriented work and innovation in battery charging systems, welding technology and solar electronics and to ensure economic independence.
Gardena GmbH, headquartered in Ulm, Germany, is a manufacturer of garden tools and since 2006 a subsidiary of the Swedish Husqvarna Group. With annual sales of around 537 million euros, Gardena is the European market leader. Since 2015, the Gardena Division has been managed as a largely independent division of the Group.
Kardex Remstar is one of the world's leading manufacturers of automated storage and retrieval systems. Each of the products was developed with the aim of increasing productivity and improving the efficiency of work processes. Tailor-made solutions make it possible to make optimum use of storage space. Since 1873, more than 140,000 systems have been successfully installed in the "Office", "Warehouse" and "Retail" areas - proof of the efficiency and commitment of the employees. Kardex Remstar has branches and agencies in many countries around the world.
Körber PaperLink GmbH (KPL), based in Hamburg, is the strategic management holding company for the Paper Division of the Körber Group. KPL unites under one roof internationally operating companies that have specialized in mechanical engineering and services for the paper and tissue converting industry.
Their portfolio includes machines and systems for small and large format papers, stationery, envelopes and mailing envelopes, folding boxes and security documents as well as tissue products. Körber PaperLink has sales and service companies in Europe, North America, South America and Asia.
At the end of 2008, the Liebherr Group employed over 32,000 people and generated sales of over 8 billion euros. With its headquarters in Baden Württemberg, this international company is the market leader in many of its 100 subsidiaries. The headquarters of the holding company is located in Bulle, Switzerland. Founded in 1949, Liebherr is today not only one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction machinery, but is also recognized in many other fields as a provider of technically sophisticated, benefit-oriented products and services.
Still GmbH, a company based in Hamburg, employs over 6,000 people and is one of the most innovative full-range suppliers of forklifts, trucks, tractors, as well as state-of-the-art warehouse technology and forward-looking services. The key to the company's success are highly efficient products and industry-specific complete offers for intralogistics.
Thonhauser is the first company in the world to develop the patented colour indicator technology for dispensing system hygiene. Since then, the company has continuously worked on expanding and improving its product range to meet the requirements of its customers. Thonhauser's product range includes powdered and liquid cleaning agents for dispensing systems, cellar hygiene and various dispensing equipment.
Voith sets standards in the areas of paper, energy, mobility and service. Founded in 1867, Voith is today one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe with 39,000 employees, 5.1 billion euros in sales and 280 locations worldwide. For more than 140 years, pioneering technical achievements have been inextricably linked with the name Voith. The Voith Group comprises four Group Divisions: Voith Paper, Voith Turbo, Voith Hydro and Voith Industrial Services. Voith AG is the operative management holding company that determines and is responsible for the general business strategies of the Voith Group.
Wallatec dispensing systems are modular, expandable and perfectly matched dispensing and accounting systems for the catering industry. Only Wallatec offers a dispensing system with all 4 expansion stages including the corresponding equipment - from radio ordering to dispensing at the head of the tap and from dispensing open and hot drinks to cashing. Walla has revolutionised the operation of dispensing systems with touch technology and made it child's play. State-of-the-art technology and the possibility of gradual expansion to form a complete system result in maximum flexibility and investment security.
Founded in 1953, Wintersteiger AG has concentrated on niche markets in series machine construction and is divided into three business segments: Sports, Engineering and Seedmech. The Upper Austrian company employs a total of around 500 people, 350 of whom work at its headquarters in Ried im Innkreis, Upper Austria. LEAD Innovation Management was commissioned by Wintersteiger in 2006 with a LEAD user project in the Sports Division. The product range of this business segment includes fully automatic service stations, coating and edge grinding machines, coating repair and binding adjustment devices as well as waxing machines.