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06 Dec 2017
Colostomy bags: Reliable production ensures quality of life
In 2012 the worldwide market for incontinence and stoma products amounted to 11.5 billion US dollars. This figure was published by the American market research firm Grandview Research in May 2016. And an end to the growth is certainly not in sight. By 2020, the figures may be as high as 17.2 billion US dollars.
Kiefel Automotive: Cost saving potential in the production of interior trim parts.
It was a successful Technology Day Automotive on 09. November 2017 in Livonia, MI – USA. The event focused on potential for saving material and costs in the production of interior components, such as door panels, instrument panels and centre consoles.
Exceptional increases in incoming orders and turnover
Kiefel GmbH, Freilassing, a leading supplier of plastic processing
machines, looks back on a successful year in 2016 and is delighted to
report substantial growth increases again for 2017.
After incoming orders of 2016 developed very positively, the related
turnover of 2017, including the turnover of the daughter companies,
Bosch Sprang in the Netherlands, Mould & Matic Solutions in Austria
and SWA in the Czech Republic has increased by 50% to approx. € 200
million. Incoming orders rose at the same rate in the first half of 2017.
This stabilizes the positive business development and it is already clear:
2017 will be a new record year for Kiefel.
Virtually no other medical product is associated with as many emotions
as blood reserves. Irrespective of whether donor blood comes into the
market as red blood cells, white blood cells, blood platelets or blood
plasma - in Germany, three quarters of people do not require money for
their blood donations. According to the blood donor service of the
German Red Cross, German hospitals now consume approximately
15,000 blood counts - per day!