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4. Internationale Fachkonferenz: Sensoren zur Abgasreinigung und CO2-Reduktion in Augsburg

20 Jul 2017
SuP-Beitrag: Zukunftsmarkt für Abgas Sensoren zur Emissionskontrolle

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SuP in DLG-Mitteilungen: Was hält die Zukunft bereit? Ein Artikel von Dr. Isabelle Symonds und Dr. Thorsten Böhn

20 Jul 2017
"Wer seinen Betrieb zukunftssicher aufstellen will, muss sich auch mit den wesentlichen sozialen und technischen Entwicklungstrends auseinander setzen."

Lesen Sie in der DLG-Mitteilungen Ausgabe 6/2017, welche das sind und wie sie zum eigenen Vorteil genutzt werden können.

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SuP company value 'Partnership' – a good currency

11 Jul 2017
On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, Schlegel und Partner not only celebrates 25 years in business but also a more than 10-years-lasting partnership with “Blindenwerkstätte Dorsten” that provides a workplace for the blind. Because lived values are most valuable.

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Schlegel und Partner News: SuP at "Zeche Zollverein" enjoying metal works at company excursion

07 Jul 2017


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Exclusive interview with Silke Brand-Kirsch of Schlegel und Partner with Fibre2Fashion

27 Jun 2017
Silke Brand-Kirsch talks about strategic success factors for companies in the nonwoven sector.

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SuP at Hockenheimring for the BASF Firmencup

14 Jun 2017
On Wednesday May 31st, again 16 staff members met at the famous Hockenheimring to participate in this year’s BASF Firmencup by skating, running or walking.

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How to survive the digital revolution in the automotive industry: An industry in the process of reshuffling

04 May 2017
When it comes to autonomous driving the traditional auto industry is in turmoil. Cards are being reshuffled. Traditional automotive OEMs and their suppliers need to develop or acquire new core capabilities, rethink their traditional business models and diversify their product portfolio to survive against a whole new generation of non-automotive companies working relentlessly on bringing the first real driverless car on the road. Many have already developed prototypes of autonomous vehicles. However, there are still many open questions as to who will make the race and when the first fully autonomous car will be sold to customers with all uncertainties regarding the most viable technology and safety as well as liability issues solved.

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Auch 2017 ist SuP wieder Partnerunternehmen von Ärzte ohne Grenzen

20 Mar 2017
Gelebte Werte: Social Responsibility
Schlegel und Partner unterstützt bereits seit Jahren die Aktivitäten von Ärzte ohne Grenzen.

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Qualifizierung ist bei uns kein Fremdwort: SuP vergibt Stipendien an junge Wirtschaftsingenieure

20 Mar 2017
In Kooperation mit der Hochschule Mannheim beteiligt sich SuP 2017 das erste Mal an der Ausschreibung für das Mannheimer Modell Mittelstands-Stipendien.

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SuP noch besser vernetzt: SuP sagt Danke - und geht ins soziale Netz

20 Mar 2017
Jeder kennt sie – die Bewertungsplattformen im Netz. SuP wurde von der eigenen Belegschaft ermutigt auch als mittelständisches Unternehmen den Sprung in die Sozialen Medien zu wagen und den Blick hinter die Kulissen zu ermöglichen.

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Digitale Transformation der Industrie

22 Dec 2016
Von vernetzter Automatisierungstechnik, bis hin zu Cloud-basierten neuen Geschäftsmodellen bietet die Digitalisierung große Potenziale für die Industrie.

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Quo vadis good old economy? Drives in the heavy industry

22 Dec 2016
Negative sales developments and overcapacities bother the heavy industry which is not doing well. In numerous conversations with market leaders on OEM, customer and operator side, Schlegel und Partner analyzed where and how there is still growth potential in markets for various drive components. And yes, there is potential!

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SuP in "Nachrichten für Außenhandel": Chinesische Unternehmen als gute Partner für den deutschen Mittelstand

22 Dec 2016
Unternehmenskäufe sorgen immer wieder für Diskussionen in Politik und Wirtschaft. Den Startschuss für die Übernahmen in Deutschland gab der Beitritt Chinas in die WTO. Nach gut 15 Jahren ist es nun an der Zeit eine Bilanz zu ziehen: Wer sind diese Unternehmen? Was sind ihre Ziele?

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Schlegel und Partner study shows: Strong brand loyalty in the market for commercial vehicle components

06 Dec 2016
When configuring commercial vehicle trailers, customers are spoilt for choice – which components from which suppliers best serve their needs? Schlegel und Partner assessed the crucial factors in a ‘Voice of Customer-Analysis’ for a leading manufacturer of chassis-related assemblies and components of commercial vehicles.

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Agricultural and construction machinery trends justify a positive outlook

06 Dec 2016
European construction machinery manufacturers are optimistic about the future and expect an annual growth rate of five to six percent by 2020. Growing markets outside of Europe are the main reason for this trend.

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Schlegel und Partner spoke at Groz Beckert's International Textile Conference in Albstadt

01 Dec 2016
Various expert presentations from the textile industry were held at Groz Beckert's International Textile Conference. Jan Kettemann, Consultant Chemicals and Technical Consumables, spoke about varied applications for textiles in cars.

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Consumer trend Lifestyle Eating: Influence and impacts on industry

17 Nov 2016
Quality is gaining ever more importance alongside price as a purchasing criterion; sustainability and health awareness are playing a growing role. But how should the food industry react?

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You’ll never drive alone: Impacts of carsharing on the automotive industry

17 Nov 2016
Carsharing as a mobility concept is predicted to increase rapidly in years to come. Especially for Asian megacities carsharing is regarded as an important approach to solve mobility problems. Automotive OEMs and suppliers are now worried about a decrease in car sales because one vehicle used for carsharing can replace up to six private cars.

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SuP presents at CropWorld Global conference: What drives efficient water management today and in the future?

17 Nov 2016
Overall about 40% of all globally produced food is grown in irrigated areas. Yet only about 15% of the total cultivated land is under irrigation. Unesco has estimated that global agricultural use of water will increase by 19% until 2050, by which time additionally 2.3 bn people will be living in areas with extreme water scarcity.

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Holger Richter von Schlegel und Partner bei der 9. MTZ-Ladungswechsel-Fachtagung in Stuttgart

04 Nov 2016
Wie beeinflussen 48-V-Technik und Hochvolt-Elektrifizierung die Aufladung?

In seinem Vortrag "Einfluss der Elektrifizierung auf die Aufladung" erläutert Holger Richter auf der MTZ-Ladungswechsel-Fachtagung, welche Einfluss- und Marktfaktoren am wichtigsten sind und wie sich das Marktpotenzial für Aufladung weiter entwickeln wird.

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Lived values: Social Responsibility - SuP is now official Doctors Without Borders Partner

28 Oct 2016
Schlegel und Partner has been donating to Doctors Without Borders for years.

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SuP baut Kooperation mit der Freien Universität Bozen in Italien weiter aus

18 Oct 2016
Marktforschung und Unternehmensberatung in Theorie und Praxis

Als global agierendes Consulting Unternehmen sucht Schlegel und Partner Menschen, die international sehr gut aufgestellt sind. Das betrifft nicht nur deren fachliche Qualifikation, sondern auch sprachliche und kulturelle Kompetenzen.

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SuP in ASIA BRIDGE: Chinesische Unternehmen als gute Partner für den deutschen Mittelstand

10 Oct 2016
Chinesische Unternehmenskäufe sorgen immer wieder für Diskussionen in Politik und Wirtschaft. Den Startschuss für die Übernahmen in Deutschland gab der Beitritt Chinas in die WTO. Nach gut 15 Jahren ist es jetzt Zeit für eine Bilanz: Wer sind diese Unternehmen? Und wie gehen die Übernahmen genau vonstatten?

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Schlegel und Partner baut auf Synergien - Bündelung der Kompetenzen in neuer Abteilung “Methoden und Kommunikation”

15 Aug 2016
Welche Marktforschungs-Methode ist die richtige zum richtigen Zeitpunkt? Welche Analyse-Instrumente bringen mich ans Ziel? Wie kommuniziere ich im Unternehmen oder im Markt? Diese und andere Fragen beantwortet ab sofort die neue Abteilung “Methoden und Kommunikation” bei Schlegel und Partner und schafft damit fundierte Grundlagen für valide Entscheidungen mit Blick auf Märkte und Strategien der Kunden.

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Ein Portrait von Schlegel und Partner im B2B-Wirtschaftsmedium „Wirtschaftsforum“

15 Aug 2016
Unternehmen und Kunden näher bringen, Marktforschung und Strategie verbinden: Das ist die Stärke von Schlegel und Partner

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SuP Light Vehicles Forecast 2050 for NAFTA: Roadmap with a double tracked strategy

29 Jul 2016
The expectations and developments of the Roadmap Light Vehicles 2050 were already stressed in our April article (Light Vehicles Forecast 2050 for Europe). To what extent combustion engines will play a role until 2050 is a relevant issue for the strategic orientation of various suppliers and OEM.

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New SuP department: "Agribusiness and Resources" - Pursuing global opportunities in agriculture, food and resources

29 Jul 2016
Schlegel und Partner is pleased to announce the foundation of an Agribusiness and Resources Department. This department will focus on the growth markets of agriculture, food processing as well as the exploitation and utilization of resources, e.g. oil, gas, metals and natural resources.

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Nature sells – Personal care in transition

06 Apr 2016
The global market for personal care products has been stagnating for years. However, market niches such as natural cosmetics are becoming increasingly popular. Schlegel und Partner engages with the latest trends and market requirements.

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Losses and gains - End of the downswing in raw material markets?

06 Apr 2016
A short time ago, a decrease of the crude oil price to as low as USD 20 per barrel in the course of this year was considered to be likely. Now, we observe an increase in the price of Brent and WTI. Prices for metals – especially the gold price – are also on the rise. A turnaround?

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M&A in liquid filtration - How to make profitable deals

06 Apr 2016
The rise of biotechnology and statements such as “water as the new oil” have driven investments in liquid filtration technologies in past years. Schlegel und Partner has analyzed acquisitions in liquid filtration from 1998 until now. Identified potential success factors are the product offering of the acquisition target, the set-up of the acquirer and the average price paid.

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Trends in Commercial Vehicles 2025: Commercial vehicles of tomorrow: more efficient, lighter and safer

06 Apr 2016
Schlegel und Partner has evaluated upcoming technology trends in commercial vehicles (CV) for the next decade. Three factors could be identified: technologies, efficiency and safety. This article provides a brief overview of measures which can be adopted.

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SuP Light Vehicles Forecast 2050

06 Apr 2016
Vehicles with ICE will still cover more than 70% in 2050. Significant market dynamics will start after 2035.

Schlegel und Partner analyzed and evaluated current powertrain trends and developments, but also legal, demographic and socio-economic influences to forecast the global light vehicle production by the year 2050.

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Light Vehicles Forecast 2050 for Europe: Driven by 48V

06 Apr 2016
Europe will be the leading region for ongoing internal combustion engine improvement. By 2050, 78% of light vehicle production will be based on highly efficient ICE traction combined with different stages of electrification.

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Schlegel und Partner in Nonwovens Industry

04 Mar 2016
The Race to Win Over a New Generation of Consumers in Asia

Who will best adapt to the changing markets in China and Southeast Asia and lead in the future?

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Spotlight on automotive interior applications: Use the global adhesives life cycle to gain a competitive edge

17 Dec 2015
The global market for adhesives is expected to grow by 4% p.a. until 2020. At 6% p.a. the segment of adhesives developed especially for automotive interiors is growing at an above-average rate. However, this segment is experiencing a fast dynamic change – especially with regard to adhesive types, usage and its raw materials. Thus the question arises: How can an adhesive producer position itself to exploit this trend with the aim of gaining a competitive edge in the automotive interior business?

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Man and Machine – Automated driving: Impact on the internal combustion engine

17 Dec 2015
The powertrain is at the heart of every motor vehicle. An increase in safety, efficiency and comfort is often mentioned as a benefit of autonomous driving. However, what real impact will autonomous driving have on existing architectures and components? Which products will benefit most from automation and connectivity?

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Subsistence economy 2.0 - Backward integration to secure access to biobased raw materials

17 Dec 2015
Although the price of crude oil is currently low, many companies are already running or developing processes for use of biobased raw materials as fuels and ultimately as feedstock for manufacturing refined products. That is why access to these raw materials is starting to become a critical issue.

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Schlegel und Partner on track for market trails: EICMA – Market innovations and technical advances as far as the eye can see

17 Dec 2015
EICMA, Europe‘s largest motorcycle fair, is good for many new releases and advances in diverse segments of motorcycle technology. What has come to stay? What is of market relevance? Schlegel und Partner reveals the underlying facts – and is not content with just reporting trends.

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Ein Portrait von Dr. Isabelle Symonds in DLG-Mitteilungen Spezial - Beruf & Karriere

15 Dec 2015
Dr. Isabelle Symonds schildert ihren Berufseinstieg und Karriereweg bei Schlegel und Partner.

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VHK career fair at Langen, Germany - SuP at cross-university career fair for engineers

10 Dec 2015
”Technology and consultancy go hand in hand at our company. How can this be communicated to future engineers?” That was the leitmotif of Schlegel und Partner’s debut at the career fair held at Langen, Germany.

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10,000 Euros for Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) - The Schlegel und Partner team is continuing its support

01 Dec 2015
For several years now, Schlegel und Partner has supported the organization Médecins sans Frontières. As in previous years, the contribution consists of a donation made by the company’s partners as well as donations by its employees, which the company doubled. Eventually, that summed up to a total of 10,000 Euros.

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Silke Brand-Kirsch of Schlegel und Partner spoke at OUTLOOK 2015 conference in Athens

18 Nov 2015
OUTLOOK 2015 is the World's Premier Nonwoven Personal Care and Hygiene Products Conference organised by edana - The Voice of Nonwovens. Players in the nonwovens personal care and hygiene products supply chain meet high level speakers find numerous networking opportunities.

The conference took place in Athens, Greece, from September 23 to 25, 2015.

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Silke Brand-Kirsch of Schlegel und Partner spoke at Hygienix 2015 in St. Petersburg, Florida

17 Nov 2015
Hygienix is the premier event for Absorbent Hygiene & Personal Care Markets

The event was organised by inda - Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry and took place from October 26 - 29, 2015.

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Schlegel und Partner in METissue: Is Southeast Asia the new China? A review of the Hygiene Industry in the region

11 Nov 2015
SEA remains an attractive growth region for hygiene producers, but major investment flows in hygiene converting and nonwovens are already completed. There is increasing competition at converter level, especially as local players are becoming stronger and new players are still entering the market.

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Successful Automotive Shareposium 2015 at Deidesheim

29 Oct 2015
"Shift of power in fast changing market structures"

Numerous representatives of global supplier groups and medium-sized businesses as well as people from universities came together at the first networking exchange and discussion round to consider the topic of “Shift of power in fast changing market structures“.

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Schlegel und Partner in der Oktober 2015 Ausgabe des IHK Magazins Rhein-Neckar

26 Oct 2015
Neben aktuellen Themen und Trends berichtet das IHK Magazin regelmäßig über erfolgreiche Firmen und Verbände in der Region. Als die Marktforschung und Unternehmensberatung für technisch orientierte Branchen wird Schlegel und Partner mit Sitz in Weinheim in dieser Ausgabe vorgestellt.

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With the next Five-Year-Plan into China’s next ‘new normal’

01 Oct 2015
China’s current economic approach has had its day. Slowed growth, environmental and socio-economic problems, stock market crashes and an increasingly demanding Chinese population require a new approach which is expected to be reflected in the up-coming 13th Five-Year-Plan. The Plan will set the course for China’s next “new normal” as a high-income sustainable economy with a moderately prosperous society.

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EUROPE – A concept under scrutiny

16 Sep 2015
In recent months, the Greek crisis has placed a severe strain on Europe and massively commandeered the skills and capacities of the regional “top management”. But there are many other strategically important fields of action that urgently need sustainable concepts and their implementation.

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Man and Machine – Automated Driving: Infrastructure and Investments

16 Sep 2015
The infrastructure is an issue of crucial importance for a functioning environment permitting automated and autonomous driving. What is the impact of infrastructure quality and of traffic density? Who will contribute the necessary investments?

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Voice of Customer – do you speak “customerese”? (4)

16 Sep 2015
Part 4: Survey methods – Do you hear “customerese”?

The measurement of customer expectations and customer satisfaction is an essential prerequisite for targeted quality management. In our periodi-cally published series “Voice of Customer” we provide an overview of the most important methodological aspects. In the upcoming issues, we will take a closer look at planning a customer satisfaction survey. The present article deals with the advantages and disadvantages of various survey methods for collecting customer feedback.

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