Interview

Arrow Hellas - providing the best solutions to the customers
Arrow is present in Greece since 10 years. We met Constantinos Danos, Arrow Electronics Hellas Sales Manager, who has given some information about the opportunities offered to the electronic Greek market by Arrow Hellas.May you spend few words by talking about the history of Arrow Electronics Hellas?Arrow came to Greece in 1996 and founded Arrow Electronic Hellas (AEH).Today part of the original staff, junior at that time, is still aboard and they have grown together with our company, sharing and ... more
WIN - World of Industry exhibition in Istanbul divided to two exhibitions
The Assistant General Manager of Hannover-Messe International Ufuk Altintop comments WIN Fair news and Turkish positions in EurasiaThis year for the first time you organize two different fairs, which cover topics of past editions of World of Industry Fair. Could you please tell us more about both shows and your expectations for them?Due to the incredibly high interest shown by exhibitors, visitors and institutions, the show has been restructured. In order to meet best the needs of our exhibitors WIN ... more
Arrow Turkey - relatively young, but with solid reputation on the market
Arrow is present in Turkey since 7 years. We met Suleyman Tuccar, Arrow Turkey Sales & Marketing Manager, who has given some information about the opportunities offered by Arrow Elektronik.May you spend few words by talking about the history of Arrow Turkey?Arrow Turkey was established in 1999 based in Istanbul after a period of collaboration between Arrow Southern Europe and a local distributor. Turkey was one of the countries part of an extensive program who saw Arrow Southern Europe focused ... more
Different countries need different solutions
Mr. Christian Irrschik, Managing Director of WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH, special guest of South-East European Industrial MarketMr. Irrschik, recently WAGO opened a representative office in Bulgaria, which is going to cover Bulgaria, Romania and all former Yugoslavian republics. What are the main tasks that it is going to carry out?We, in WAGO, came to the conclusion that different countries need different solutions. That was the reason why our headquarter in Germany decided to establish an office in Sofia, which should meet ... more
Our aim is direct presence in Bulgaria and Romania by the end of 2006
Arrow is one of the global leaders in the electronic components distribution market. We met Mauro Franchetti, Sales Manager Emerging Countries in Arrow Southern Europe, who has given some information about Arrow activities in the Emerging Countries.May you summarize Arrow topics?Arrow Electronics is a major global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and computer products, with sales of $11.2 billion in 2005. Headquartered in Melville, New York, Arrow represents nearly 600 suppliers ... more
Our advantage is in combination of design, quality and price
Radosav Milenkovic, General Manager of METALKA MAJUR Would you introduce METALKA MAJUR to our readers as history, market share, production capacity, etc.?METALKA MAJUR is a private owned company from Serbia, established in 1986. In the first five years of existence, METALKA MAJUR produced special tools for mechanical industry. In 1991, production of electrical installation supplies started, and today our company is leader in production and sales of switches and sockets in Serbia and Montenegro, as well as in Macedonia. In ... more
Omron celebrates its 30 years in Europe
In last 7 years Omron has average growth rate above 18% in SEERene Sholten, Sales Manager for South-Eastern Europe, Middle East and AfricaPresent yourself to SEEIM readers.I am 38 years old and living in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. I joined Omron almost 11 years ago and had different jobs in sales and marketing. At the moment I am responsible for the sales in South East Europe, Middle East and Africa. As traveling is one of my hobbies, you can understand ... more
Tapflo established representative office in Romania
Przemyslav Szipica, Area Export Manager - Central and East Europe of Tapflo The company Tapflo was founded in Kungaelv, north of Gothenburg, Sweden 1985 and since then has been working with design and manufacture of air operated diaphragm pumps. The product range has grown from a few plastic models, to complete PE & PTFE, metal and sanitary series. Since 2004 Tapflo is also producer of stainless steel centrifugal pumps. In May 2005 the new Tapflo factory was opened in Poland. ... more
Strict quality control and attractive prices will lead to a significant increase of sales
Jelez Georgiev, executive director of ELMARK GROUP-BULGARIA LTDMr. Georgiev, ELMARK GROUP IND., USA started a factory in Bulgaria recently When did the official production process start in the factory?The official opening ceremony of the first ELMARK factory in Europe – in Bulgaria, was held on 7-th of October 2005 in the city of Dobrich. Among the guests there were clients from Bulgaria, as well as specialists in the fields of electrical equipment. Representatives from the leading media will be also ... more
Specialised in optical and acoustic signal devices WERMA won Red Dot award for innovation
Andreas Gebert, sales director of WERMA SignaltechnikWERMA is well known as specialized and very innovative European producer. Recently the company won Red Dot design award for your deSIGN 42 signal tower. How would you comment it and please tell our readers more about Red Dot design competition? The Red Dot design award is one of the most important design awards, especially for industry products. Design nowadays becomes more and more important. The design of machines has changed over the last ... more
We think of the global world market as our greatest opportunity
Stane Jaksa Senior, General Manager of JAKSA Solenoid valves Co.Present yourself to SEEIM readers and JAKSA as a company, history, scope of activities, product program, etc.The beginning of JAKSA Solenoid valves Co. date back to 1965, when a manufacturer of washing machines was looking for a supplier of solenoid valves. Then we developed an appropriate valve for that purpose and started producing it. The initial quantities per day amounted to 2 000 pieces. Amongst others, the German Siemens Corp. became ... more
What are the reasons for VALSTEAM to pay attention to South-East European market?Valsteam Adca is mostly an European company and pretend to be a leader on this market. So, we pretend to increase our business on that countries (even the ones that do not belong to EU). We already export 95% of our production around the world, however, we believe that despite of the currency instability and political reasons our main market should be the European. As a Portuguese/European company ... more
Innovation, security and quality to win the market
Axel Arnoux, president of Chauvin Arnoux Group, and George Milushev, Chairman of Unitech, BulgariaWould you please present Chauvin Arnoux Group and its specific business principles and policy?A.A. The history of Chauvin Arnoux Group started in 1893, in France being established by Raphael Chauvin and Rene Arnoux. Now we have more than 1 200 people all around the world, responsible for production, development, commercial marketing and management. Chauvin Arnoux is an international company – we have ten subsidiaries in China, United ... more

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South Korean automotive manufacturer Kyungshin starts construction of new factory in Serbia

South Korean automotive manufacturer Kyungshin starts construction of new factory in Serbia

In Smederevska Palanka, the Kyungshin Cable plant will produce components for high-tech electric car batteries, as well as parts for traditional cars ... more
EBRD launches research programme for SMEs in 6 European countries

EBRD launches research programme for SMEs in 6 European countries

The new programme is designed to create free, publicly available research reports to overcome information barriers that obstruct market liquidity ... more
New investment project for water and sanitation services in Smolyan, Bulgaria

New investment project for water and sanitation services in Smolyan, Bulgaria

The project will modernise and extend municipal services for nearly 100 000 people in the Smolyan district in accordance with EU directives ... more
The first large-scale wastewater treatment plant for Skopje gets euro financing

The first large-scale wastewater treatment plant for Skopje gets euro financing

The EBRD is providing a loan of 58 million euro to finance the first large-scale wastewater treatment plant for Skopje. The financing will be complemented by 78 million euro package from the European Investment Bank (EIB) ... more

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