Purchases of 4C Compliant Coffee more than doubled in one year
Bonn, 16th November 2011. Purchases of 4C Compliant Coffee grew significantly in coffee year 2010/11, reaching 810,291 bags (approx. 48,000 tonnes), or more than double the previous period. Since 4C Compliant Coffee was first traded four years ago, purchases have been growing steadily and 4C Membership has increased from 37 to 160 members today. This growth is driven by an increasing number of 4C Members who are including 4C Compliant Coffee into their purchasing plans. For instance, 4C Member Nestlé S.A. announced in August 2010 the launch of the NESCAFÉ Plan, an ambitious sustainability program in partnership with the 4C Association and the Rainforest Alliance. „Since the NESCAFE PLAN launch, NESCAFE/Nestlé together with its partners has helped consolidate the 4C Association. Nestlé is also committed to helping improve the Association“s capacity to deliver on the very ambitious commitments we have made to significantly increase our 4C Compliant Coffee volumes“, stated ...
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e-Spirit included in the Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management
FirstSpirit CMS offers convincing usability, interoperability and integration of enterprise portals DORTMUND, Germany and BOSTON, MA, November 15, 2011 – Thanks to continuous positive development in recent years, e-Spirit (www.e-Spirit.com) is now listed in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. International ambitions confirmed With its most recent developments such as the FirstSpirit AppCenter for easy integration of virtually any web application in the CMS and its integration solutions for enterprise portals such as SAP NetWeaver, IBM WebSphere, Microsoft SharePoint and Liferay, e-Spirit offers companies unique options for efficiently implementing their web strategies and a fast return-on-investment. „The inclusion of e-Spirit in the Magic Quadrant not only confirms our product strategy, but also encourages us in our international expansion course,“ says Robert Bredlau, COO North America of e-Spirit Inc. „With the formation of our U.S, subsidiary, we are now much closer to our clients in North America. We are ...

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First App of its kind worldwide: NOCOLOK® Flux brings aluminium brazing know-how to your mobile phone
The innovative producer of NOCOLOK® Flux brazing flux, and world market leader Solvay Fluor, now bundles all the information on aluminium brazing in a smartphone App. The new NOCOLOK® Flux-App puts all the information you need for your day-to-day business right where you need it – at your fingertips. This is another logical move in Solvay Fluor“s strategy of providing a full service on all aspects of aluminium brazing. The App boasts a detailed product overview of all NOCOLOK® fluxes and ancillary products, as well as their physical properties and GHS classifications. From brazing, soldering, powder and paint flux coating to perfect corrosion protection: the App lists the packaging units, together with their weights, dimensions and a picture to simplify the selection of the required product. But the real highlights of the application are the two calculators – which really help your day-to-day routines: the „Flux Slurry Calculator“ calculates the ...

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Australia strongly accelerates the energy turnaround – DEGERenergie MLD systems gain significance
World market leader in solar tracking systems with more than 45,000 installed systems: DEGERenergie. Clean Energy Future bill is passed by the Senate Horb a.N., Germany / Australia, November 15, 2011. The Australian government is planning to reduce the country“s CO2 emissions by a minimum of 160 million tons by 2020 – this decision was made in early November. As a consequence of the legally stipulated shift towards renewable energies, DEGERenergie is expecting a major surge in demand for its MLD tracking systems on the Australian market. In early November, DEGERenergie has put its production facility in the Australian state of Victoria into operation. To make these ambitious CO2 reductions possible, the Australian government will take two very effective actions: First, a carbon tax is to be introduced in July next year and second, ten billion Australian Dollars will be invested to support companies and projects committed to „green“ technologies. ...
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Nine-month results for 2011: DIC Asset AG exactly within the target range
– Vacancy reduction is proceeding, year-end target of vacancy rate reduction to around 13 per cent will be realised – FFO with EUR 29.8 million well on track, target 2011 confirmed – Profit for the period of EUR 8.1 million according to plan – With acquisitions in excess of EUR 280 million, DIC Asset AG has already fulfilled its full-year target Frankfurt, 15 November 2011 – DIC Asset AG (German Securities ID 509840 / ISIN DE0005098404) today presented its interim report for the first nine months of the 2011 financial year. The Company once again generated very stable results, on the basis of the significantly smaller portfolio volume (as a result of sales, and the contribution of properties to the investment fund in 2010). For the full year 2011, the Company is expecting to achieve all of the objectives set out at the beginning of the year. Detailed review of ...
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Pumacy and Induct Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Cloud-Based Open Innovation Management Software
Pumacy has entered into a strategic partnership with Induct to deliver open innovation solutions of the Norwegian-based company Induct Software AS as the premier vendor in the German-speaking market. Berlin, 14 November 2011 – Pumacy Technologies AG is now the premier strategic partner of Induct Software AS to deliver the Induct end-to-end open innovation solution to customers in the German-speaking market (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland). Induct is a Norwegian-based company with offices in Boston (U.S.), China, India, and Brazil. The Open Innovation concept is marked by the openness of innovation processes and the active and strategic use of information that is available from external sources, e.g. customers, suppliers, vendors, distributors, manufacturers, resellers, researchers, and partners. „Induct is a leader in Web-based innovation management systems that promote open innovation. The Induct cloud solution fits perfectly into our product philosophy and allows Pumacy to offer open innovation as Sofware-as-a-Service, and to provide ...
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Multi-channel target group marketing – Target Select combines intelligent unaddressed advertising with social media ads
Target Select, the successful concept for target group-specific household advertising throughout Germany that began in 2010 as a cooperation between marketing specialist Global Group Dialog Solutions AG and the specialist agency for unaddressed media management, prospega GmbH, has been expanded with a Social Media Targeting component. Clients can now address their target group across the media through wide-reaching online and print channels. The core of the Target Select product is the GLOBAL_Data system by the Global Group, comprising more than 40,000 clusters and based on the GD Consumer Marketing Database portfolio of more than 65 million addresses. This unique database allows detailed leaflet distribution planning to be made for every conceivable target group. Target Select makes it possible to book predefined target group types such as „Family“, „Neo Greens“ or „Financial Targets“, or alternatively to calculate individual target group profiles (scorecards) based on existing customer data. Many German clients in ...

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perma Lubrication Systems for Blowers and Fans
Flyer: perma Lubrication Systems „Blowers & Fans“ Productivity, equipment reliability and workplace safety are directly linked to key performance indicators of blowers and fans. This makes efficient maintenance of machines and equipment extremely important to plant operators. Numerous grease points on blowers and fans must be lubricated regularly at short intervals. Extreme operating conditions and limited labor resources call for reliable and tough lubrication equipment in order to prevent costly machine downtime. Automatic lubrication systems from perma-tec are successfully being used on blowers and fans worldwide. They are economical, meet technical demands and improve workplace safety. We offer the largest product range in the area of automatic single-point lubrication. perma automatic lubricators reduce wear rates by providing a continuous supply of fresh lubricant. By ensuring against lubricant starvation or over lubrication and providing a practical method of preventing contaminants, perma automatic lubricators have the potential to prevent more than 50% ...
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köckritzdörrich Counts on vjoon K4 to Create INFINITI’s International Products and Sales Collateral
In just six weeks, the agency managed to realize the complex production of the premium automaker“s publications including 19 national versions, 14 languages and 37 contributors Six weeks is not much time to create the sophisticated product literature for INFINITI, the Japanese car manufacturer Nissan’s premium brand. The German advertising and branding agency köckritzdörrich managed to deliver 19 local versions written in 14 different languages. The scope of this task was enormous, and it still is: INFINITI currently issues around 15,000 copies of the price lists with 20 pages each for its six models. With such a sizable scope, tight schedule, and so many contributors, this project presents an unusually complex challenge. köckritzdörrich counts on vjoon K4 to tame this complexity. Process-oriented and highly automated, the Cross-Media Publishing Platform streamlines the workflow and lightens the workload. köckritzdörrich benefits from its remarkable transparency, as well as the labor-saving convenience of Version ...
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Global Security Company Selects Tevron for its Citrix and Terminal Services Performance Testing
Nashua, NH. USA – Tevron, the leader in IT performance and availability monitoring & testing solutions, announced today that one of the leading global security companies that employs over 110,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, and manufacturing of advanced technology systems products, deployed CitraTest VU (http://www.tevron.com/citratest-VU.asp) across their enterprise for the performance testing of all of their Citrix & Terminal Services hosted, mission critical applications. Tevron was selected based on their powerful & flexible IT performance testing technology that fully supports every one of their complex applications and environments (Windows 7, Windows XP, Citrix, Terminal Services). Having one enterprise performance testing solution that intelligently supports every application that is hosted via all versions of Citrix and Terminal Services is invaluable and extremely cost effective. Unlike the products from other vendors, Tevron offers a tightly integrated, non-intrusive, simplified and scalable solution that meets the needs ...

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Fujitsu Expands its FM3 Family of ARM® Cortex?-M3 based Microcontrollers with new High Performance Derivatives
Offerings include industry“s first high-speed 2-channel Ethernet-MAC Langen, Germany – 9th November 2011 – Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe (FSEU) today announced the launch of the third wave of products in its FM3 Family of new 32-bit RISC microcontrollers based on the ARM® Cortex?-M3 processor core, which debuted in November of last year. In total, Fujitsu is releasing 54 new products. The new products are members of the High Performance Group including the MB9B610/D10/510/410/310//110 Series. These series are designed for processing-intensive system controllers and communications-oriented systems, with CAN and USB2.0 functionality, as well as the industry“s first 2-channel Ethernet-MAC support in a Cortex-M3 Microcontroller. The FM3 Family combines the Cortex?-M3 core with peripheral functions developed for the FR microcontrollers. The addition of the 54 products in the High Performance Group brings the FM3 Family to a total of 160 products to suit every application. Fujitsu plans to continue expanding the line. Further ...
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The X-GLOO Event Tent System Debuts on the Dutch Market
X-GLOO Creative Event Equipment Flexible Lightweight Tent Offers New Possibilities for Attractive Event Marketing at the Festivak Amsterdam, 3 November 2011 – Exposion, the Dutch Sales Representative of the tent manufacturer skywalk, will show off the trendy lightweight X-GLOO Tent System in Rai Amsterdam. On the 16. – 17. November 2011, Exposion presents the inflatable Event- and Promotions tent system from skywalk at Stand 56 : with or without Side Walls, with Window or Entrance Wall Elements, branded with corporate logos or unbranded, the X-GLOO impresses with design, flexibility and functionality. The tent system can be used in any weather: made from patented Ripstop-Nylon, it is water-repellent and UV-resistant. Thus, the X-GLOO Event Tent is a flexible allrounder for in- and outdoor areas. The unusual aerodynamic igloo tent-form offers plenty of room for marketing shows as well as product and company presentations, whether as trade show booth or trendy promotional ...
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iD-institute shortly before launch: New design directory starts on Dec. 1st 2011
The iD-institute launches on Dec. 1st 2011 in Hongkong The iD-institute (international design institute) will launch on December 1st, 2011 as a new transnational design directory. The platform is characterized by its information density, easy handling and well-thought-out features. The iD-institute launches first in eight countries across the globe, amongst them China, Japan and South Korea. The iD-institute aims at linking businesses and creative professionals around the world to simplify the entry into local markets and to facilitate professional relationships. „Our goal is to connect designers and clients in such a way that will help them meet the challenges of the changing consumer personalities and communication habits“, states Regina Hanke, CEO of the iD-institute. The iD-institute“s directory offers creative professionals an access to features such as Legal Basics or Know How. Legal Basics includes outlines for contract and licensing agreements and insights into intellectual property and contract law, supplied by ...
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Regional Supplier WVV Relies on e-Spirit’s Content Management System for its New Website
Consolidation of distributed systems on a strategic content management hub FirstSpirit at Würzburger Versorgungs- und Verkehrs-GmbH / From information to interaction: new web services for customers Dortmund, November 08, 2011 – In developing its new website, www.wvv.de, Würzburger Versorgungs- und Verkehrs-GmbH (WVV) opted for the flexible content management system (CMS) FirstSpirit from e-Spirit (www.e-Spirit.com). The CMS forms the strategic content hub for the websites of the company’s power, mobility, and environmental service divisions. The new sites were developed by e-Spirit’s partner communicode and have been launched late August. In the next phase the intranet will also be launched using the new CMS. For WVV the use of FirstSpirit means lower operating and maintenance costs through the consolidation of previously distributed legacy systems on a single platform and the more efficient work processes for managing content. The outstanding usability of FirstSpirit means that employees can now update content much more easily ...

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High-end hotel brand Conrad debuts in Dubai
Conrad Dubai ? Opening in mid 2012 New International Research Service for Hotel Projects / part 2 – Opening of conference hotel by mid 2012 – plenty of hotel projects in China Hamburg Germany – November 08, 2011 TOPHOTELPROJECTS monitors all upscale hotel projects worldwide. The international news service for hotel data announces the opening of the first Conrad hotel in Dubai near Palm Jumeirah for summer 2012. The business hotel (TOPHOTELPROJECTS Project No 2978) offers 550 rooms, spacious conference facilities for more than 1,100 guests and an outdoor pool with sea view. The distance to the International Airport of Dubai is just 20 minutes. In keeping with the worldwide expansion of Conrad Hotels, Hilton Worldwide focuses on China by developing six upscale hotels and resorts. The largest hotel project is the Conrad Macao with 636 rooms (TOPHOTELPROJECTS Projekt Nr. 11408). Conrad Hotels (Hilton Worlwide) According to TOPHOTELPROJECTS Hilton Worldwide ...
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