GEA Heat Exchangers becomes Kelvion

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  • Standalone presence of a well-known team in the heat exchanger market
  • The new name is Kelvion and pays homage to Lord Kelvin, a pioneer of thermodynamics


New managing director for Pentair Südmo

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Gunter Sauerwald has been appointed as Commercial Director of Pentair Südmo GmbH as of July 1, 2015. He has many years of management experience in the fields of engineering, operations and sales. (more…)

Beer Business Asia #3-2015

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Analysis of beer market in India Indian beer market in figures Who and how drinks beer in India Expensive and hard-to-get Premarital ties Religion and philosophy 29 markets with their own rules Seasonal factor Raw material base Foreign trade Leading companies   United Breweries (Heineken)   SABMiller India   Carlsberg India   Mohan Meakin   SOM Distilleries and Breweries   Molson Coors (Cobra Beer)   AB InBev Indian craft The beer market of Russia: from transnational to national The results of the first half of 2015 Where does beer flow? Modern trade Specialized retail Trends on Russian beer market Where do the market leaders move? Carlsberg Group Efes Breweries International Heineken AB InBev

Analysis of beer market in India. “Journal.Beer 3-2015″

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Analysis of beer market in India


The beer market of Russia: from transnational to national. “Journal.Beer 3-2015”

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The beer market of Russia - from transnational to national

Russian beer market is becoming ever more difficult to operate on for the major international companies. On the one hand, they turned out to be the most dependent on the forex fluctuations, that is, ruble devaluation has sharply decreased their revenues. On the other hand, the mass beer brands that used to secure steady sales are currently difficult to fit into the narrowing market space, while brands by independent companies are gaining popularity. Falling volumes of production and revenues force companies to close breweries optimizing capacity utilization, to raise prices and consequently, lose consumers, and to focus on premium and international beer segments where their positions are still strong. While in 2014 these processes led to market premialization, by the end of the year the sales growth of inexpensive beer by independent producers started exerting such a strong influence on the market, that its polarization resumed again. (more…)