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09
Jul

A bidding consortium comprising Bain Capital and the Carlyle Group ...

A bidding consortium comprising Bain Capital and the Carlyle Group has submitted a legally binding transaction offer to the management board and the supervisory board of OSRAM Licht AG for the public takeover of all Osram shares.

Osram and the consortium have also signed an investor agreement that includes comprehensive commitments. Bain and Carlyle have assured that they will fully support the management team and work closely with the current board to drive the transformation of Osram forward. Osram will  continue after the takeover under the existing name. The company headquarters remain in Munich, and the rights to all patents remain with Osram.

As part of the public takeover offer, shareholders will be offered 35 EUR per share in cash. This corresponds to a premium of around 21% compared to the last closing price of the Osram share.

Olaf Berlien, the CEO of Osram, supports the offer.

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08
Jul

.The board of the ZVEI Association,....

The board of the ZVEI Association, department Cable and Insulated Wire, has confirmed Frederick Persson (Prysmian) as chairman. Ernst-Michael Hasse (Schwering & Hasse) was again elected Vice Chairman.

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05
Jul

According to the ZVEI, exports of the German electrical industry rose by 3.8% in April 2019 compared with the previous year to 16.8 bn EUR....

According to the ZVEI, exports of the German electrical industry rose by 3.8% in April 2019 compared with the previous year to 16.8 bn EUR, whereby deliveries to the individual countries must be differentiated. For the entire period from January to April, exports stood at 71.5 bn EUR, and exceeded last year by 5.3%.

Imports of electrical products to Germany increased more than exports. Between January and April, they increased by 6.8% to 65.1 bn EUR.

From January to April, exports to the industrial countries increased by 5.3% to 46.5 bn EUR, while those in the euro area increased by 6.1% to 23.5 bn EUR.

Exports to China increased by 9.1% over the previous year to 1.8 bn EUR. Business with Russia increased 10.1% to 354 m EUR.

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Hagemeyer in Germany will change its legal form and name from mid-January.

Hagemeyer in Germany will change its legal form and name from mid-January.
Hagemeyer Deutschland GmbH & Co KG is renamed to Rexel Germany GmbH & Co. KG.

The headquarters will be new at Ridlerstr.57 in Munich.

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Theben, one of the leading manufacturers in the field of time, light and climate control, received one of the coveted TOP 100 awards on June 29th as a particularly innovative medium-sized company.

Theben, one of the leading manufacturers in the field of time, light and climate control, received one of the coveted TOP 100 awards on June 29th as a particularly innovative medium-sized company.

In his speech, Paul Schwenk, Member of the Board of Management, points out in particular the good position of his company in the market, as well as attractive and future-proof work and apprenticeship positions within an innovative manufacturer in electrical engineering.

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The sanitary, heating and air conditioning industry once again generated sales of EUR 42.9 bn last year.

The sanitary, heating and air conditioning industry once again generated sales of EUR 42.9 bn last year.

This corresponds to an increase of 2.9 % compared to the previous year. For the tenth year in a row, the almost 51,000 companies were able to look forward to growing economic success.


The trade benefited from the continuing construction boom in Germany and the modernization business in bathrooms and heating systems.

Like other sectors, the trade is fighting against the shortage of skilled workers.In 2017, for example, almost every second company reported vacancies.

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According to the ZVEI, exports of the German electrical industry increased by 9.6% to EUR 199.5 bn in 2017;......

According to the ZVEI, exports of the German electrical industry increased by 9.6% to EUR 199.5 bn in 2017;......

this is the fourth export record in a row. Imports to Germany increased by 9.7% to EUR 181.5 bn last year.

The largest customers of the German electrical industry in 2017 were again China. Exports increased by 17.4% to EUR 19.1 bn. The United States, with goods valued at EUR 17.1 bn, followed in second place. plus 5.6%.

But there were losers as well: exports to Saudi-Arabia were reduced by EUR 201 m; to Turkey it was a minus of EUR 84 m.
 

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In 2018 Weidmüller is one of the best employers for engineers in Germany. The renowned Top Employers Institute.........

In 2018 Weidmüller is one of the best employers for engineers in Germany. The renowned Top Employers Institute.........

honored Weidmüller in this category. As part of the multi-stage analysis and testing process Weidmüller achieved very good ratings and thus convinced the jury.

Since 1991, the Top Employers Institute has been researching employers around the world with outstanding human resources management and strategy. In order to strengthen the significance and value of the entire certification process, all results are additionally subjected to an independent external review and audited.
 

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Würth achieved a turnover of EUR 12.7 bn. in 2017, which means an increase of 7.5% in comparison with the same period last year. The operating result also rose to a new high of EUR 760 -770 m (2016: EUR 615 m).

Würth achieved a turnover of EUR 12.7 bn. in 2017, which means an increase of 7.5% in comparison with the same period last year. The operating result also rose to a new high of EUR 760 -770 m (2016: EUR 615 m).

E-business sales rose disproportionately by 19.3% in 2017, said a delighted Robert Friedmann, spokesman for the Group Management.

The number of employees increased from 71,391 to 74,025 in 2017 (Germany: 22,620).

Over 40% of corporate turnover is generated by the Allied Companies, which also include the electrical wholesale companies in Germany and abroad.

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Weidmüller expects record sales of over EUR 730 m in 2017. The final result will be presented.......

Weidmüller expects record sales of over EUR 730 m in 2017. The final result will be presented.......

as always at the Hanover Fair in April.

An ever-increasing share of sales is accounted for by products that have only emerged in the last 5 years.

Weidmüller continues to invest in Detmold as well as in Paderborn with a view to the innovative environment there. Also, investing worldwide, e.g. in North America, India and Taiwan in order to take advantage of the opportunities there too.

In total, Weidmüller employs nearly 4,700 people worldwide, of which about 1,800 work at the headquarters in Detmold.
 

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