Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG
Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning technology. The family owned enterprise employs more than 13,000 people in 70 countries and more than 120 subsidiaries. More than 50,000 service centres in all countries ensure continuous and comprehensive supplies to customers all over the world. In 2018, Kärcher reached the highest sales with more than 2.525 billion euros, the highest sales in its history.
ALSCO Logistik Systeme GmbH
Bosch Vietnam CO., LTD, Vietnam
Bosch first started its operations in Vietnam in 1994.The company has its main office in Ho Chi Minh City, with branch offices in Hanoi and Da Nang, and a Gasoline Systems plant in the Dong Nai province to manufacture pushbelts for continuously variable transmissions (CVT) in automobiles. In addition, Bosch operates a software and engineering R&D center (Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Vietnam Co., Ltd), as well as an automotive R&D center for mobility solutions in Ho Chi Minh City. In fiscal 2016, Bosch recorded consolidated sales of about USD 99 million (86 million euros) in Vietnam, achieving a year-on-year growth of more than 40 percent. Total net revenue, including sales to non-consolidated companies and internal deliveries to affiliated companies, stood at USD 322 million (280 million euros). As of December 31, 2016, Bosch employed more than 3,000 associates in Vietnam. Bosch has diversified businesses in Automotive Aftermarket, Automotive Electronics, Drive and Control Technology, Packaging Technology, Power Tools, and Security Systems in Vietnam.
Erbe Elektromedizin GmbH
Setting standards since 1851
As a family-owned and operated business, Erbe develops, manufactures and markets surgical systems for professional use in various medical disciplines all over the world.
Erbe technology leads the market in many countries and is therefore an inherent part of the working processes in the OR. The products are thus helping to provide the best possible treatment for patients.
The portfolio comprises devices and instruments for electrosurgery, thermofusion, plasmasurgery, cryosurgery and hydrosurgery. By combining these technologies, innovative applications become possible, particularly in general surgery, gastroenterology, gynecology, pulmonology and urology.
Erbe employs more than 1000 people worldwide, over 650 of them in Germany. Approx. 170 employees work in research and development. The intensive collaboration with renowned users from medical schools and hospitals is the key to success with which Erbe successfully furthers developments in medicine.
Festo Didactic – Technical Education Solutions
Festo Didactic is the world-leading provider of equipment and solutions for technical education. The product and service portfolio offers customers holistic education solutions for all areas of technology in factory and process automation, such as pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical engineering, production technology, mechanical engineering, mechatronics, CNC, HVAC and telecommunications.
Festo Didactic products combine theoretical knowledge with practical experience in automation and technology. Intuitive and fast learning is achieved through practical learning systems and learning factories, which make the technologies and processes used in industrial production immediately tangible and illustrate them in an understandable way. People learning are able to use these systems to gather the real, practical experience that they need to work independently in industry and quickly contribute to a company’s productivity.
Hong Kong Institute of Business Engineering, Hong Kong
The HKIBE strives to serve the management institutions and business strategists in Greater China by providing a platform for continuous education and consultancy with our management principles and experiences. Embracing the ‘Business Engineering’ as a key notion, IBE aims at advocating management professionalism and contributing to individuals in attaining professional qualifications.
HKIBE has developed the world’s unique ‘Business Engineering’ approach and principles; and applicable methods and tools - PVC-BQ corporate decision-making and management system. The institute has incorporated traditional Chinese philosophical mindset into the BE’s philosophy and principles. Among the values are ‘People-Oriented Practices’, ‘Cause and Effect’, ‘Balance and Harmony’, ‘Fate and Opportunity’. Combining theories from the east and west, our approach provides a way for managerial executives and entrepreneurs to open up a new horizon in business mindset. In addition, managers are able to locate the causes of business related problems instead of just dwelling on the effects. We aspire to help managers succeed through spreading out the ‘Business Engineering’ philosophy worldwide. Managers will be able to cultivate quality strategies to strive for business success in terms of optimization of company’s resources and enhancement of operational efficiency in order to maintain and sustain their companies’ long-term development in markets.
Robert Bosch (ESA) PTE LTD, Singapore
Robert Bosch (South East Asia) Pte Ltd is a regional subsidiary of the Bosch Group, representing the Group’s interests in Southeast Asia, where it is present in all ASEAN member countries. Business operations in these countries report to Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd, located in Singapore.
Bosch has been in Singapore since 1923, with diversified businesses in Automotive Aftermarket, Power Tools, Security Systems, Drive and Control Technology, Packaging Technology, Thermotechnology, as well as Software and Systems Solutions. The Asia Pacific headquarters for its Automotive Aftermarket, Security Systems and Bosch Software Innovations business divisions, as well as operations for Corporate Research and Advance Engineering, and Information Technology, are part of Robert Bosch (SEA) Pte Ltd.
SICK Product Center Asia Pte. Ltd.
SICK is one of the world’s leading suppliers of solutions for industrial sensor-based applications. The company, founded in 1946 by Dr. Erwin Sick and based in Waldkirch-im-Breisgau near Freiburg, is a technology and market leader with a global presence – with more than 50 subsidiaries and associated companies, as well as numerous sales offices. SICK achieved Group sales of about EUR 1.8 bn. during the 2019 fiscal year with more than 10,000 employees worldwide.
In 2009, SICK established a Regional Product Center in Singapore to cater to growing customer needs in Asia. The Center consists of a R&D Product Development Center in Singapore and a Manufacturing Center in Johor, Malaysia. SICK develops and manufactures new sensor solutions with the ultimate goal to deliver superior customer advantage and provide job satisfaction and security for its workforce.
Sensor Intelligence is essential in order to succeed in moving industrial manufacturing and logistics processes forward towards "Industry 4.0”. With focus on connectivity and data sovereignty, SICK is well placed to exploit “Industry 4.0” for further business growth.
TRUMPF SE + Co. KG
The high-technology company TRUMPF provides manufacturing solutions in the fields of machine tools for sheet metal processing, lasers and electronics. These are used in the manufacturing of the most diverse products: from vehicles, building technology and mobile devices to state-of-the art power and data storage.
TRUMPF was founded in 1923 near Stuttgart, Germany as a mechanical workshop and as an independent family business, the company thinks and acts long-term. The drive to shape the future makes TRUMPF a guarantor of continuous innovation.
With around 70 subsidiaries, the group is represented in almost every European country, as well as North and South America and Asia. There are production sites in Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, the USA, Mexico, China, and Japan.
For more than 70 years Tubex has been one of the leading manufacturers in the packaging industry. Tubex is the packaging specialist for aluminium aerosol cans, aluminium tubes, aluminium cartridges and plastic tubes for the cosmetics, pharmaceutical, food and technical industry. With two plants in Germany, one in Austria, Slovakia, Russia and Brazil TUBEX has a global capacity of 700 mio. cans, 100 mio. plastic tubes and more than one billion aluminium tubes. Over 1800 people are working at those 6 production sites.
At the site in Rangendingen 350 people produce aluminium aerosol cans for cosmetics, food and technical use. The majority of the customers are well-known brand owners of the cosmetics industry. Together with the brand owners Tubex creates new exciting groundbreaking packaging solutions, of which have been repeatedly awarded with international prizes such as The German Packaging Award.
WIHA Werkzeuge GmbH, Germany
Wiha is one of the leading hand tool manufacturers in the world for professional use in trade and industry. Founded over 75 years ago as a small family-owned company for standard parts and screws, Wiha has grown to become a global company with factories all over Europe, Asia and the United States and are still owner-operated by the Hahn family. The manufacturer´s aim is to make daily life for users much easier with a product assortment of innovative hand tools. The solutions are geared towards user needs to increase efficiency, reduce costs and preserve health. This is why Wiha develops, designs and manufactures products that meet the highest functionality, durability and ergonomic demands. Wiha provides a comprehensive range of tool concepts and sets, screwdrivers, torque tools, multitools, Hex-keys, bits, pliers, soft-faced hammers and much more. Special professional VDE hand tool solutions optimise and extend the range, based on the Wiha segment philosophy focused on need and demand. Many design awards underline the setting of standards in terms of functionality, design and quality.
In 2016, Wiha received the honoured distinction of being included among the top 100 most innovative companies among medium-sized enterprises in Germany. The company was also distinguished with the Manufacturing Excellence Award (MX Award) as the best SME in Germany back in 2014. A contemporary approach to HR management combined with a deeply rooted, open and fair corporate culture helped Wiha to gain Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg CCI's "Attractive Employer in Bronze" seal in 2016.