Investment Portfolio of Chromabarography - strategy, market,

Investment Portfolio of Chromabarography - strategy, market,People who think. People who do. People who get it. "Wat we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly". Paine "Friendship based on business is better than a business based on friendship". Rockefeller Do you want to know how you can save time and get higher profits, make your product competitive and ensure its sale on world market? Well ! But first I invite you to analyze together the situation around the conditions of the problem. The XX century, the latest period of the history of ...
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Investing in the Czech Republic - Outside of Prague - Part 3:

Investing in the Czech Republic - Outside of Prague - Part 3:In the North American school system students seeking to be the best strive for an 'A' grade. However, the school system is not the end of the drive to be the best and earn an 'A' grade. Letter grades are used by rating agencies to rank communities in terms of investment risk. Ostrava, in recent times, received an 'A3' grade from Moody's Investors Service. What does this mean to you as a potential investor? What are the other indicators which would point to the health and prospects of ...
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Investing in the Czech Republic - Outside of Prague - Part 2:

Investing in the Czech Republic - Outside of Prague - Part 2: Olomouc is an excellent choice for real estate investors and following is a profile of the city. Those of you who have read my newsletter before know my dispassionate style of presenting things so here are the facts on Olomouc as they may affect investors... Area: 103.36 km2 Population (latest data December 31, 2003): 101,268 Distance from important European and Czech cities: City / kms Brno /   76 ...
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Investing in the Czech Republic - Outside of Prague - Part 1:

Investing in the Czech Republic - Outside of Prague - Part 1:Imagine if you had bought property in Prague 8 years ago.... Brno property has been getting a lot of exposure lately. And for good reason. Attractive deals in Prague are getting harder to find. Attention is beginning to turn elsewhere. Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Being the business capital of Moravia it boasts some big name companies such as IBM, Siemens, Minolta CR, Honeywell Controls and FEI. At the end of March 2005, RyanAir began daily direct flights from ...
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Corporate Manslaughter Concentrates the Mind of the CEO

Corporate Manslaughter Concentrates the Mind of the CEO- Accident Investigation is responsible, effective and helps the bottom line.- •On the continent,” says Lorna Ramsay, Director of the TOP-SET® Investigation System, referring to Europe, there’s corporate manslaughter. The CEO can be put in jail if people are injured or killed on-the-job. This concentrates the mind of the CEO wonderfully,” she added. This statement got my attention. How about you? I’m interested in the use of ‘gut feeling’ or intuition in the workplace, ...
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Give your stakeholders a raise - increase asset productivity!

Give your stakeholders a raise - increase asset productivity!You have pushed your cost cutting measures to the limit. Competitive pricing still keeps a full-court press on every move you make. You have launched new products, but this initiative barely keeps you in the game. Clearly the explosive, seemingly easy, growth-rates of the 90's have drawn to a close. Finding more ways to drive profit appears daunting. Remember that capitalism requires two things - growth and profits from any business wishing to remain viable. As you enter the 21st century, how ...
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Stay in front of your business - if you don't your competitors

Stay in front of your business - if you don't your competitorsWhich existing customer is your business about to lose? What potential customers will go to your competitors instead of you? What new threat will assault your business next week, next month or next quarter? When opportunity knocks is your business ready? Is your organization as fast and competitive as it can be? There is an old joke about a bear that goes something like this... Two guys are out in the woods hiking when all of a sudden a huge, black bear starts chasing them. Both hikers end up ...
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The Demise of the Mittelstand

The Demise of the MittelstandAccording to a survey of German executives by the influential Ifo think tank, German business confidence rose in January for the first time in eight months - albeit imperceptibly, from 87.3 to 87.4. A poll conducted by ZEW, another brain trust, confirmed these findings. On past form, though, this confidence level heralds a contraction of 5-6 percent in industrial production. This is consistent with other dismal figures: negligible growth, stiflingly high real interest rates imposed by the ...
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Scherping Systems on Largest ETO ERP Vendor Encompix Shares

Scherping Systems on Largest ETO ERP Vendor Encompix Shares Encompix (www.encompix.com) has filled the manufacturing software requirements of Engineer-to-Order companies since 1992. Encompix provides ETO (engineer-to-order) manufacturers with a competitive advantage by improving bottom line results. A sample list of Encompix clients demonstrates the scope of the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution: - Kvichak Marine, leader in the design of high quality, hardworking aluminum vessels. - Scherping Systems, leading supplier of process equipment to ...
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TR Cutler Leading Manufacturing PR Firm Resigned Associate

TR Cutler Leading Manufacturing PR Firm Resigned AssociateThomas R. Cutler, President and CEO of the largest manufacturing PR and marketing firm, TR Cutler, Inc. (www.trcutlerinc.com) resigned this month as associate editor of Industrial Connection magazine effective immediately. Cutler’s enhanced roles with other publications and media outlets made the departure from Industrial Connection necessary. Cutler has been named regular contributing editor to InMFG magazine (formerly Industrial Product Bulletin), a monthly Reed Business publication. ...
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