Interview

Interview with Mr. Thanasis Athanassopoulos general manager of UTECO company
Our strategy is to establish strong relationships in each SEE country"... no matter how sophisticated system you are using (PLC, SCADA, DCS, etc.), it will never deliver the expected results unless the probe is the right one for your application..."Dear Mr. Athanassopoulos, please present to our readers UTECO company.UTECO S.A. is a 40 years old firm, specialized in Industrial & Marine Automation. The headquarters as well as the production unit are located in Piraeus Greece. We have a branch office ... more
Interview with Markus Stieger-Bircher, Chief Operating Officer of R&M
Bulgaria is going to be one of the major strategic locations for R&MInterview with Markus Stieger-Bircher, Chief Operating Officer of R&M, on the occasion of the grand opening of the newly-built plant in SofiaDear Mr. Stieger-Birche, How R&M decided to invest in Bulgaria? What is the importance of this investment for your company?There are number of reasons for this investment. Everything started because of the economic crises to a certain extend. The swiss frank rised sky high in last summer ... more
Interview with  Encho Pondev, CEO of TAURUS-93 Ltd.
The most important characteristics of our company policy are responsiveness to customers’ needs, production flexibility and high quality productsInterview with Encho Pondev, CEO of TAURUS-93 Ltd.Dear Mr. Pondev, could you please briefly present the product portfolio of the company?The products of the company are used in wide range of applications - medical equipment, machines with CPU, programmers, controllers as well as machines for entertainment industry. TAURUS-93 Ltd. uses screen printing for the production of labels, stickers and signs for different ... more
Interview with Mr. Dimitar Rachev, CEO of Futurel
We are trying to increase the significance of the electronics and electronic industry in BulgariaInterview with Mr. Dimitar Rachev, CEO of FuturelDear Mr. Rachev, for 20 years now Futurel is one of the leading distributors of electronic components in Bulgaria. How do you assess the presence of the company at the Bulgarian market?The operations of the company started by necessity, and to certain extend by chance and during the early stages of the company existence there were some critical moments, ... more
Interview with Wilhelm Wurm,Geschaeftsfuehrer der Lenze Antriebstechnik Niederlassungen in Ost- und Suedosteuropa
Herr Wurm, Lenze ist einer der weltweit fuehrenden Spezialisten in Sachen Antriebs- und Automatisierungstechnik mit mehr als 60 Jahren Erfahrung. Wie ist das Unternehmen in Suedosteuropa bzw. in Bulgarien aufgestellt?Sie haben Recht Lenze ist ein sehr traditionsreiches Unternehmen, dessen Wurzeln bis in das Jahr 1947 zurueckreichen. Unsere Niederlassungen in Ost-und Suedosteuropa - Bulgarien, Mazedonien, Rumaenien, Kroatien, Slowenien, Ungarn, Slowakei sowie Tschechien - gehoren zur Lenze Austria Holding mit Sitz in Asten/Ousterreich. Die Lenze Austria Holding wiederum ist eine hundertprozentige Tochtergesellschaft ... more
Interview with Ladislaus Reiter, Area Sales Manager Eastern Europe at Rutronik
Development of long term partnership relations is a key part of our strategyDear. Mr. Reiter, Rutronik Bulgaria celebrates its 10th anniversary. What market positions the company managed to win here and in which sectors you overwhelm the competition most successfully?In Bulgaria, we act most successfully in the industrial market. This is traditionally a very strong market for Rutronik in nearly all of the countries where we are present. It includes the production of fire-alarm and security systems, cash registers and ... more
Interview with Thomas Smatloch, DEHN + SOHNE GmbH + Co. KG.
Southeastern Europe is an important market for DEHNDue to the expansion of the EU and the concentration on renewablesDear Mr. Smatloch, DEHN is globally known for high-quality protection and safety products. Could you present the main product fields of the company?Our motto is "DEHN protects..."! The main topic is lightning and surge protection. With a more than 100 years history we are a world wide known specialist for this combination. Another product group is safety equipment for working on electrical ... more
Interview with Mr. Nenad Micic, manager of ICM Electronics, Serbia
We would like to establish stable partnerships at Romanian and Bulgarian marketDear Mr. Micic, please present ICM Electronics as a company, history, scope of activity, product program, etc.ICM Electronics was founded in 1994 in Vojvodina, North Serbia. Since its foundation, ICM was specialized in process automation, PLC programming and SCADA systems. Food industry is the major industry in Vojvodina. Due to this it was a primary target for ICM. In past 18 years, ICM automated hundreds of processes in the ... more
Interview with Ivaylo Ivanov, procurator at Bulgarreklama Agency
Mr. Ivaylo IvanovExecutive Director inBulgarreklama AgencyDear Mr. Ivanov, would you present your partner relations with ICM, Slovenia? What factors influenced your choice of a new partner and thematic development in your exhibition program for 2012?As early as the first months of the coming year /February 28 - March 02, 2012 /, Inter Expo Centre -Sofia will hold the largest Balkan industrial exhibition, featuring six business themes of a technical character. We will have ICM from Slovenia as one of our ... more
Interview with Alps Qi, Motion Control Division of Estun Automation Technology
We help the machine builders and system integrators to increase their competitiveness in the marketDear Mr. Qi, please present to our readers Estun Automation Technology as a company, history, corporate structure worldwide and scope of activity.Estun was established in 1992, starting from metal forming business. In 1997, we have already become into the leader of metal forming market. In 1999, we started R&D of servo systems. In 2004, Estun automation launched our first servo EDA series. 2005, EDB and EDC ... more
Interview with Toni Laznik, CEO at ICM Slovenia on the occasion of the partnership with Bulgarreklama Agency
Mr. Toni LaznikCEO at ICM SloveniaDear Mr. Laznik, could you please present the history of your partnership and your plans for future cooperation with Bulgarreklama Agency, Sofia, Bulgaria?I have known Bulgarreklama and the Ivanov family since many years, as we have been in the Exhibition business for over 20 years. Few years ago we started with the idea of how our long experience in the exhibition industry and our friendship could bring more benefits to our businesses (organizing exhibitions) and ... more
Mr. Toni LaznikCEO at ICM SloveniaDear Mr. Laznik, could you please present the history of your partnership and your plans for future cooperation with Bulgarreklama Agency, Sofia, Bulgaria?I have known Bulgarreklama and the Ivanov family since many years, as we have been in the Exhibition business for over 20 years. Few years ago we started with the idea of how our long experience in the exhibition industry and our friendship could bring more benefits to our businesses (organizing exhibitions) and ... more
NSK Balkan Representatives present the company’s activities
NSK Balkan Representatives present the company’s activities to South-East European INDUSTRIAL Market magazineInterview with Mr. Todor Dimitrov responsible for sales in Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Mr. Valentin Blanaru responsible for the Romanian market and Mr. Dan Ciobotea responsible for the Romanian marketHow would you describe NSK Europe and its core competences to our readers?As a leading supplier in the field of Motion & Control we are determined to achieve our goal: being number one in Total ... more
Interview with Mr. Murat Baykal, CEO in Baykal and Mr. Bayar Koray, Bayer BG
We are producing the largest bending press in the worldInterview with Mr. Murat Baykal, CEO in Baykal and Mr. Bayar Koray, Bayer BGDear Mr. Baykal, your company is producing the largest bending press in the world. Could you tell our readers more about this exclusive machine?The bending press was produced for a US customer and will be used by the petroleum industry. It is the biggest bending press ever produced. It has 6000 tons operaring power. The weight of the ... more
Interview with Mr. Christian Irrschik, Managing Director for Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia and Mr. Jurgen Schaefer, Prokurist, WAGO Kontakttechnik
We see a potential for developing our business here inSouth-Eastern EuropeHow long does WAGO Kontakttechnik operate on the local market and how is the business organized here?Jurgen Schaefer: We started here in our own office in 2006 and we have developed our organization in the region through Christian Irrschik who is managing our office here in Bulgaria and is also responsible for Serbia and Romania, as well as for the other countries in the region. Now we have increased our ... more

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Taiwan’s largest trade show since outbreak of the pandemic TIMTOS x TMTS 2022 opens in February

Taiwan’s largest trade show since outbreak of the pandemic TIMTOS x TMTS 2022 opens in February

TIMTOS x TMTS 2022 will launch a line-up of online services and activities in conjunction with the physical exhibition, including On-site Guide for Online Visitors, Live Tour @ Showground, Live ... more
Environmental industry met at IFAT Eurasia 2021 in Istanbul

Environmental industry met at IFAT Eurasia 2021 in Istanbul

This year, there was a special focus on combating the impending environmental disaster in the Sea of Marmara, where algae slime blankets on a historic scale have formed over the ... more
The die casting sector to gather at EUROGUSS 2022

The die casting sector to gather at EUROGUSS 2022

Machinery and equipment, processes, toolmaking and mould fabrication, foundries and associated technologies will be showcased in the four halls ... more
30th edition of Plast Eurasia to be held in December

30th edition of Plast Eurasia to be held in December

Exhibitors at the fair will have the opportunity to expand their business network and customer portfolio and gain access to new markets by meeting decision makers from the Balkans, Eastern and Western Europe, Western and Central Asia, Middle ... more

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