Groz-Beckert KG

Newsletter 1 | 2012

Corporate

Welcome!

With our first Newsletter for 2012, we're off to a flying start: We were awarded a further important environment prize, and the myGrozBeckert app is now available for the iPhone and also in Chinese. We also invite you to contribute wishes and ideas so that we can develop the Groz-Beckert Online Newsletter just the way you want. Discover the world of Groz-Beckert - there's no better time to do so!

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Corporate

A Green Pioneer –
Groz-Beckert Wins Korea-EU Award 2011

November 22, 2011 marked the occasion of the sixth "Korea-EU Industrial Cooperation Day". In time-honored tradition, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in Korea, or EUCCK for short, conferred prestigious awards on leading personalities, ministries, institutions and companies. The "Green Pioneer" award went to Groz-Beckert, in recognition of the company's comprehensive commitment with regard to sustainability. Find out more about the award ceremony here!

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A satisfied guest and happy hosts –
Vietnam's State President visits Groz-Beckert in Ai Nghia

On February 6, 2012 Vietnam's state president Truong Tan Sang visited the district of Dai Loc, distributed presents in aid of social welfare and inspected the local construction projects at the Cua Dai Bridges. Several factories in Dai Loc were also visited - and they included the headquarters of Groz-Beckert Vietnam in Ai Nghia, near Da Nang.

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Groz-Beckert Academy –
Reports from Happy Participants

At the ITMA Barcelona in September 2011, Groz-Beckert developed a comprehensive training program entitled "Academy". The first courses have already taken place - with excellent feedback from their international participants! Find out why, and gain an insight into all the different training courses on offer. There'll certainly be one there to suit you! Click here for more information
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Careers with Apprenticeships –
Dual Education System and Further Training at Groz-Beckert

Skilled workers trained in Germany have an excellent reputation worldwide. This is due in no small part to the so-called "dual education system", which is generally used for initial professional training. The system is called "dual" because job-related know-how and skills are communicated at two different locations: at the company, and also in a vocational training academy. Here, Groz-Beckert offers numerous qualified training courses as well as attractive options for further education.

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Global presence –
Trade show attendance 2012

New ideas, new approaches, new trends - the textile world is always on the move! Want to be permanently in the picture? Then Groz-Beckert looks forward to welcoming you to this year's various international specialist trade shows! Gain an overview of all the most important trade show dates from April 2012 onward!

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Knitting

Reduce Downtime during Cylinder Changes –
with the Groz-Beckert CylinderMaster

It's for everyone who wants to facilitate manual fitting and removal of cylinders on large circular knitting machines: the Groz-Beckert CylinderMaster! This innovative and globally unique lifting tool premiered at the ITMA in Barcelona in September 2011. Why not take the opportunity right now to find out all about its functions and benefits?

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Weaving

PosiLeno® conference –
strong interest in the Korean market

On November 25, 2011 Groz-Beckert staged a very successful PosiLeno® conference in Daegu, South Korea. The rooms were provided by the state-organized KTDI (Korea Textile Development Institute). To drive ahead the development of high-quality leno fabric, the KTDI will be cooperating closely with Groz-Beckert on all aspects of the PosiLeno® system.

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Felting

Artificial leather – the lucrative high-tech alternative

In many sectors, artificial leather is far more than just a cheaper alternative to natural leather. Find out why! This article gives you a comprehensive overview - from the current significance and tradition of natural leather, its specific properties and the production process for artificial leather all the way to examples of applications and production lines. Naturally, Groz-Beckert supports you with comprehensive information, expert consulting and high-performance fine gauge needles!

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Interview:
COSTIN, an up-and-coming company in China

The company COSTIN is famed throughout the Chinese market for high-quality products in the nonwovens sector. A short while ago, Mr. Bernd Kapfenberger and Mr. Tomy Li from Groz-Beckert had the opportunity to interview two high-ranking personalities at COSTIN: Mr. Yusheng Tian and Mr. Viso You, Vice President and Vice Manager of the company respectively. The two men gave reasons for their company's success on the Chinese market as well as an insight into upcoming corporate objectives and developments. Gain additional knowledge from this practice-based dialog!

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Tufting

Red carpet treatment for the environment –
Formed automotive carpeting from Colbond

A shared basis for successful synergies. Like Groz-Beckert, the Dutch company Colbond is a long-standing partner of the tufting industry. For almost 40 years now, tufters have relied on the high-performance nonwoven primary backings from Colbond, sold under the brand name of Colback®. Find out more about the technical details and the production process of state-of-the-art formed carpets!

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Sewing

Step-by-step know-how transfer:
Groz-Beckert supports the adidas footwear training program

Even before completion of the Technology and Development Center (TEZ) there was a partnership between adidas and Groz-Beckert. The opening of the TEZ has enhanced it and also inspired a further project: In the future the two companies will be sharing training of employees of the adidas Group worldwide. Because quality and productivity all derive from the tiniest details - one example being the perfect seam!

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texprocess AMERICAS –
a new trade show is wowing the textile world

Groz-Beckert will be staging its own special presentation at the texprocess AMERICAS trade show. At stand 4131, innovative products and solutions for different joining methods await an expert public. Groz-Beckert looks forward to numerous visitors - and you can find out all about the main topics right now!

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