Industrials Tag

Spotlight GEA Group: Processing Half of All Beer on Earth

29 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

GEA is one of the largest global suppliers of food processing technology, building the machinery, plants, processes and systems that help producers deliver food to people. GEA aims to be the partner-of-choice in each industry it serves, including food, beverage, chemical, pharma, dairy and marine....

Spotlight ABB Group: Electrifying Industry Everywhere

23 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Based in Switzerland, ABB Group makes products for electrification (like breakers and switches), robotics and motion, industrial automation, and power grids plus the software behind the scenes that runs them. The firm’s chief goal is to push the boundaries of technology and embed sustainability into...

Spotlight KION Group: Forklifting the Future of Supply Chains

17 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, KION Group is one of the world’s leading makers of forklifts, warehouse equipment, and associated integrated automation technologies. The company was founded in 2006 when Linde AG merged its truck business with STILL and OM under the umbrella of KION Group....

Spotlight Interpump: Pumping Profits

16 Sep, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Italy’s Interpump is the world’s largest producer of pumps used in high-pressure cleaners for surfaces like ships, car washes and tooling machines, and also for cutting asphalt, stone, cement and metal. It is also the world’s largest manufacturer of pumps and cylinders for hydraulic systems...

Spotlight Wienerberger AG: Smarter, Affordable Construction for a New World

21 May, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

The Wienerberger Group makes building products for infrastructure, new construction, and renovations with a focus on enabling energy-efficient, healthy, climate-friendly, affordable living. The firm aims to help make the building process smarter and more efficient through its innovations in digital services and prefabrication. For example,...

Spotlight Sandvik: The Future Will Be Printed in 3D

11 Jan, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

One behavior demonstrated by innovative companies is a tendency to embrace change, to apply the tools of the digital revolution to drive innovation within companies that then permeates entire industries. One example of an old school company embracing new tools is Sandvik. Based in Stockholm,...

Spotlight Elbit Systems: The Brains Behind Border Security

22 Feb, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

Pilots used to say, “speed is life.” But things have changed, says former F-15 pilot Bob Edmonds, now of Elbit Systems, in a recent white paper. Today, “information is life.” Because for military pilots, lack of data can lead to spatial disorientation, or worse, fatalities....

Is European Industrial Machinery Headed for a Breakdown?

07 May, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

The volume of new orders received by German industrial firms unexpectedly fell in March, according to data released today: In contrast to expectations for a slight rise (+0.3% m/m), the -2.8% m/m decline was led by a steep decline in export orders and, in particular,...

France: Business Confidence

25 Nov, by Knowledge Leaders Team in Uncategorized

In contrast to a predicted deterioration, France’s survey of confidence among manufacturers managed to remain unchanged in November: And this is perhaps not surprising, given that Industrial companies in MSCI France have led all other sectors in performance over the last four years: But is...