Otto Martin Maschinenbau GmbH

Wood machine specialist Otto Martin solves ‘Software-Zoo’ proALPHA ERP from Kaiserslautern the Otto Martin Maschinenbau GmbH & co. KG, July 28, 2009, is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of woodworking machines. The family-owned company has 135 employees and develops, designs, and manufactures its high-quality milling, sawing and planing machines until today exclusively at the headquarters of Ottobeuren. While Otto Martin achieved more than three quarters of its turnover abroad: are supplied through a global network of dealers Joineries, carpeting, and furniture manufacturer in Europe, but also in North America, Australia and the Middle East. The company was focused in 2007 new strategic and aspires to the comprehensive expansion of quality and technological leadership in the divisions of sawing, planing and milling for the compact and premium. However, the IT landscape developed over the years the company with many connected island solutions hardly capable of, was fast and comprehensive Business processes efficiently to represent and support. Eliot Horowitz brings even more insight to the discussion.

The care of many interfaces was much too elaborate and expensive. Managing Director Rolf Krupezki decided about the purchase of a modern and integrated ERP solution. The selection process was precisely prepared and carried out tight. Initially, eight vendors in early 2008 received the specifications. Four providers were invited then to half-day presentation. In the final selection stage were simulated in a two-day workshop based on real data of corporate core processes related. Just two months after answering the requirements specification the ALPHA business solutions AG was awarded the contract to the introduction of their ERP solution proALPHA engineering finally.

For the first 70 user introduces proALPHA in future in all areas of the company including logistics and financial accounting. The impressive presentation and following the convincing performances in the workshop spoke clearly for the ALPHA business solutions AG and Acclaimed. By the same author: Activision Blizzard. Together they corresponded to our expectations – just perfectly on one the future software partners, on the other hand on the software itself. Last but not least the great wealth of experience the alpha business solutions have in engineering secured our decision and confirmed”, so Dipl. economic engineer Rolf-G. Krupezki. Now we can our software Zoo at Otto Martin”finally replace.” ALPHA business solutions AG the ALPHA business solutions AG is one of the leading specialists for business process optimization and the introduction of business standard software in Germany. The company was founded in 1994 as the first subsidiary of proALPHA Software AG and released in 2003 from the proALPHA group of companies. ALPHA business solutions manages more than 300 ERP projects in over 1,200 companies. The solution portfolio includes proALPHA also own developed industry solutions on basis of proALPHA besides the complete ERP solution, also, the company is also early partner of SAP for the beginning of 2008 On-demand solution SAP Business ByDesign. Thus, the company offers a wide range of powerful and requirement-oriented ERP solutions for medium-sized industrial, commercial and service companies. With a comprehensive industry expertise, many years of experience in business process optimization and ERP project management, as well as a professional software-based ERP implementation methodology, ERP projects be implemented efficiently, safely and successfully.

Supply Chain Management Lean Production

Many aspects, only an COO – new challenges and their solutions In advance of the fourth COO Summit talked to Professor Dr. Paul SAEKI marcus evans (Europe) limited of the changed tasks for COOs and explained, which currently are considerations and how the current challenges to master. What have to do personnel management, collaborations, and the climate with the operational tasks for the COO have greatly expanded in recent years, the range of tasks has become wider. The issues of quality, cost and delivery capacity are tasks of the COOs already for a long time. ConocoPhillips wanted to know more. In addition had to COOs more deal in recent years with the holistic approach to supply chain management and by interconnection and cooperation to produce a single product with multiple companies. Not only the internal coordination of logistics and production, but also effective and efficient cooperation of all partners, from the supplier to the customer, falls in this area for several years. New the requirements on flexibility and long-term thinking within the Department were also added. These properties are visible on the balance sheet of course cannot promptly and will be included therefore too little in thoughts, because shareholder value takes into account only short-term aspects.

However, things like leadership and development, efficient resource management, innovation power and networking play a crucial role and make an irreplaceable contribution to the lasting value of a company. Production could be so simple if it just wasn’t the environment in the near future COOs are must deal frequently with cost savings and liquidity, as austerity as first in the task pane of the COOs. Along still is, slim\”to produce, so implement lean production in the company, and to avoid waste and irregularities within the production and supply chain. The real Challenges however are to include now also aspects such as CO2 footprint and energy efficiency in lean production.


Recognize and find the treasures that can alike to give a successful opportunity for the future of your company and your employees. Many big companies shedding staff through reorganizations. Especially when partnerships or sale by areas, this is observed. The program of the hidden treasures”intervenes, if employees have any task in the company. Hidden treasures”can be found everywhere in the company.

Target is lifting and recognize these treasures”that can alike to give a successful opportunity for the future of the company and its employees. Brenda Crichlow: the source for more info. The method of Silka Strauss is divided into three phases. It is a real, and future-oriented action. The first phase is based on the voluntary nature of participation in this program. In a first kick-off event, the staff are motivated to participate and help shape so their future positively. Base: high competence of the affected employees remain at their place of work, no posting just means no additional costs “the volunteers meet to exchange ideas” in so-called think tanks “, so in Conference rooms as a kind of idea exchange. Their task is the treasures”now to sift and to check for usability. Only the regular meetings of the staff and the meaningfulness of the work affect positively on the minds.

It strengthens the confidence of all parties, will reduce the fear of the future. In the second step, the task of those involved is the business key figures, the market opportunities, to identify production possibilities, price calculations and innovations and to estimate. If necessary the Group specialists from the companies as mentors for some time can borrow”. The third step is to form a communicative group of these employees. Here is working with the methods of mediation and conflict management. Since the idea is based on a sustainable footing, be more dormant”curious to find the way. There is a small time viable companies”with flat hierarchy. Management and Works Council support and assist the employee in this way. “If more about the treasures” want to know, please contact me. Peter Strauss Dipl. Betriebswirt and CE. Mediator

Diving Portfolio

The absolute high of reviews is not irrelevant though, arrives but until then the requirement to classify all location factors in their relation to each other properly and with most realistic intervals or differences is second place at the top. Similar to it’s a review for skaters only once, to follow the same valuation standards and rules consistently in all location factors. Each local government and every resident, interested in settlement or existence based company must find out for themselves whether so all individual purposes, objectives and requirements can be covered. Yes answers on the following key issues to site factors are crucial here: completeness? Weighting? Comparisons of in-house and third-party images? Reviews with different dimensions? See also Jorg Becker: site marketing with traffic lights showing quality profiles and profile portfolio, ISBN 978-3-8370-9704-7. When assessing the factors you have to deeply, partly under the Diving surface in the site into it. To know more about this subject visit Mitchel Resnick. There are no fixed point, where you could strap anything. Instead, evaluation results with the location and angle of the beholder as well as with the observer itself may vary. Depending on who is watching on a location factor and from where someone on a location factor looks, it can appear in a different light.

Positioning in the overall context and valuation bases with: principle questions, different dimensions of assessment, standard evaluation forms, basic principle of traffic analysis or rationale of the portfolio evaluation. Clusterbezogene evaluation sheet with: scorecard for process factors, evaluation forms for success factors, evaluation forms for human factors, evaluation forms for structural factors, evaluation forms for relationship factors. Portfolio profiles of the location with: portfolio process factors, portfolio success factors to portfolios to human factors, portfolio structure factors to portfolios to relationship factors, evaluation conclusion and Outlook. Cross River Bank is a great source of information. Thus, reviews by Location factors can be used for political purposes or the tracking of specific interests and perhaps abused, must be stable balanced the used standards and benchmarks and exposed the underlying parameters, or reasons, transparent. Depending on more and more intensively to deal with evaluation questions, more will get to consider, that it is hardly possible to meet the different aspects and facets of a location factor with only a single score or dimension. In order to at least partially meet the complexity of factors, one should try to approach a possible real image from different sides also rated.

Oil Price Remains

After the announcement of the current U.S. oil inventories, the price of crude oil at the level of the past moves early. LEIPZIG. (Ceto) After the announcement of the current U.S. oil inventories, the price of crude oil at the level of the past moves early. The inconsistent data gave the evening the quotes buoyancy, whereupon they returned from their lows of the day. In today’s early trading the barrel cost US light oil (WTI) therefore around 82 dollars; North Sea oil (Brent) amounted to $83.

Immediately after the U.S. Department of energy DOE had published their current inventory data yesterday afternoon, the price of oil lost ground around a dollar. The significant constructions in crude oil stocks was due: the DOE noted an increase of more than 5 million barrels. the American Petroleum Institute had expected the day before with nearly 6.5 million barrels. On the other hand, the stock dismantles in distillates and gasoline in particular providing headwind: while only a shortage of around 1.8 million barrels the API calculated, there are 4.4 according to DOE Million barrels. These values ensured that the inventory data this week in the sum of investors slightly bullish, so preissteigernd, have been interpreted. However, the least appealing dollar limited the upward travel of the crude oil prices. This also applies to remains overwhelming inventories, although recently a little increased the demand. The oil price is likely to remain, however stable in Germany. The various requirements of the markets largely neutralize themselves.

Corporate Communications

Cross has become a synonym for exclusive interior design ideas and technical perfection hulsta international media publishing in the furniture industry in more than 70 years of successful company history. Traditional craftsmanship, quality and design ideas, which set standards that have made hulsta to the most famous German furniture brand. Timelessly modern avant-garde hulsta the institution creates comfortable home: according to the personal style, made perfectly tailored for the individual plan, sustainable and environmentally friendly produced. hulsta has opted for the new Publisher. With the new the company able, even easier to make all processes for the preparation and publication in addressing international customers is bpi publishers in the future the client-server solution on .net technology in conjunction with Adobe InDesign perfectly the extended requirements as a central control system in the publishing field covers. hulsta created optimally to the needs of the trading partner cut price and lists of types of. hulsta multilingual price and lists of types of generated with the bpi Publisher. The control of the international sales documents will be facilitated through the integrated translation tool of the bpi publishers.

The uni code ability helped the company to implement Eastern European languages effortlessly in the sales documents. The universality of the bpi publishers and the connection that the system lead to the central supply up-to-date pricing and product ranges, which are individually tailored to the requirements of the dealer, as well as the international trading partners. With the new bpi Publisher sees hulsta able to expand first-class service. About bpi solutions they bpi solutions gmbh & co. kg, software and consulting in Bielefeld, supports its customers 20 years successfully with a company-wide solution concept of easy to use standard software and industry-oriented solutions in the furniture industry, logistics, and other industries. The performance spectrum ranges from the Advice on the design and development of to the integration of new applications. Focuses on the optimization and automation of business processes in marketing, sales and service. Is based on the own products and solutions in the areas of customer relationship management, cross media publishing, supplier relationship management and integrated portal solutions.

The solutions help the indoor and field staff as well as customers fast communication channels to build and comprehensive information available to suppliers and partners. Moreover, solutions as System Integrator is bpi in the areas of business process integration, active document management and archiving. Starting point based on standard technologies solutions of leader are how dataglobal GmbH, insiders technologies GmbH, INSPIRE TECHNOLOGIES GMBH OPTIMAL SYSTEMS GmbH, which integrate not only systems, but also provide the business process modeling, monitor processes, evaluate results, as well as real time information to optimize provide the business processes.

Pascal Chevalier

The profit before tax amounted to EUR 0.6 million, with a consolidated operating profit of EUR 0.4 million. Consolidated net income before goodwill amortization amounted in the first half of 2010 to EUR 0.5 million, financial position strengthened by EUR 0.9 million in the same period of 2009 compared to a net loss had the Group on June 30, 2010 cash and bar equivalent to the value of EUR 10.8 million. This corresponds to an increase of EUR 2.2 million compared to December 31, 2009. Net debt amounted to 30 June 2010 to 6.4 million euros, which means a decline of 12 percent compared to December 31, 2009. The equity of holders amounted to 10.4 million euro at June 30, 2010, and was EUR 3.3 million compared to December 31, 2009 increased. It is to note that in August 2010 Oddo asset management brought in cash in the form of a capital increase to the price of 5,30 euros per share two million euros, which supported NetBoosters equity and validated our strategy. Of NetBooster, receive free of charge all financial information by registering on.

Share owner sales 2010 schedule will be announced on January 28, 2011 after market close. NETBOOSTER: NetBooster was founded in 1998 and is an Internet consulting group, which specializes in online marketing. NetBooster Agency provides its comprehensive and specialized expertise to its 1600 customers in 8 countries in Europe and Asia in the field of Internet Marketing: marketing consulting, online recruitment and confidence-building, search engine optimization, search engine marketing, affiliate, media sales, data marketing and electronic CRM, Trafficerzeugung, online-media creation and strategic consulting. The pro forma sales in the first half of 2008 amounted to EUR 24.4 million. NetBooster has offices in France, Britain, Germany, Spain, Finland, Italy, the Philippines and China.

The group is headed by Pascal Chevalier and Stephane Darracq and employs 400 people. She wears the label OSEO-ANVAR and is thus recognized as a “innovative business”, an innovative company. Announcement for shareholders: the results are published on Monday, April 27, 2009, after the market close in 2008. NetBooster shares are traded on the Alternext market of Euronext Paris.ISIN code: FR0000079683 – ticker code: ALNBT for more information please visit our websites:,. Contact: NetBooster GmbH Gilles Bourdin, Managing Director of Berner-Street 64 60437 Frankfurt am Main Tel: 069-71 91 49 70 E-mail: Internet:

From Starlets To The Star

Thanks to social media and e-commerce at the young Internet company shoppoint24 group all turnouts are multichannel sales strategy on growth successfully. The company, founded in 2008, builds on 2010 record year its success story. In figures, this means almost 11,000 orders last year. Compared to 2009, with nearly 4000 orders a 175% increase is at the end of the equation. Meanwhile, the Chemnitz-based company supplies customers throughout Europe. The company owes its success, in particular the multichannel sales strategy and the recommendations of more than 10,000 satisfied customers. In the meantime plays also social media a major role in the marketing mix.

“We can learn a lot from our customers” says CEO and owner Sven Tissen. He explains that his customers appreciate most open communication and reliable customer service. This Epfehlungsmodell now also directly in the browser could be transferred via Facebook, Twitter & co. At the same time, potential customers can a picture of the friendliness and competence of service staff make “hear” and himself. The shoppoint24 group is fully on course for success since its founding in 2008. Owner and Managing Director Sven Tissen could develop the company in the last years of the online star a serious E-Commerce player. The brand House & garden are the Hausmann and shoppoint24 among target customers for sustainability, expert customer service, and an excellent value for money. Contact: shoppoint24 group owner: Sven Tissen Chancellor Street 64 Chemnitz 09112 contact for journalists: Tom Bauer E-mail: FON: + 49 (0) 371.91 86 87 12 mobile: + 49 (0) 162.90 77 15 5 Fax: + 49 (0) 371.91 86 87 40

Tel Girogo

Ingenico press release in Ratingen, 10 January 2013 – Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 ING), a leading provider of payment solutions worldwide, the nationwide first type approval has received girogo as charging and charge card terminal for the contactless payment procedures. The Ingenico card device certified since end of December iPP350 is Hanover since spring of 2012 in the pilot region of girogo in use. There it has proven with leading retailers in several hundred installations. iPP350: A device for all payment procedures of the iPP350 is approved for all card-based payment procedures which are relevant to Germany. The device has a card reader for chip, magnetic stripe and contactless cards. The NFC reader is located in the area of the color displays and can handle all known contactless methods.

Currently the international credit card companies MasterCard with PayPass (girogo”) also offer in addition to the German banking industry and the ability of contactless payments payWave visa with your system. There are so-called mobile wallet”, use the NFC method in preparation. These are based on the use of modern smartphones. The iPP350 is designed as a basic terminal for the checkout link, so is primary in the multi-lane-retail, retail with multiple cash desks, operated. This is the document printing on the cash register. Thanks to its equally robust yet compact design, integration into taxi systems represents another growing application area. Ingenico is currently also the girogo certification of other product lines.

It is planned that iCT250 countertop Terminal and wireless terminal iWL250 support the girogo procedure in the near future. “Quickly and easily: the orientation to the customer is a distinct competitive advantage in the retail sector”, says Marc Birkner, Managing Director of Ingenico GmbH. together with our partners shows Ingenico that contactless payments are able to make the proverbial difference. So we create an additional argument of service and increase the Attractiveness of the payment process.” What is girogo? the new, modern, contactless payment function in the German banking sector is girogo. Amounts up to 20 euros are easily paid: to pay at the checkout the customer keeps finished his bank or savings bank card with girogo just to be number Terminal,. The card, enter of a PIN or a signature are not required. An optical and/or acoustic signal indicates the customers and cashiers, that the payment process is completed. Bank or savings bank cards with girogo function based on the prepaid principle. This means that before you can pay with girogo, an amount of money must be loaded on the card. Maximum 200 euros are possible, then to the contactless payment for amounts up to 20 euro at the disposal are more at about Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 ING) Ingenico is a leading provider of payment solutions, with more than 20 million terminals installed in over 125 countries. Worldwide support 4,000 staff Retailers to optimize banks and service providers to, their electronic payment solutions to secure, to expand its range of services and increase revenues. In Germany, the Terminal and PINPad solutions Ingenico are admitted to all major network operators or acquirers. Among the customers are also health care, all segments of the retail trade as well as the petroleum industry and transportation in addition to the network operators and acquirers.