„Our impression of this year’s wire is completely positive: We have met a lot of qualified customers, to whom we presented our broad product range.” For Goran Fofonjka, CEO of Fortuna Fendern from Austria, wire is somehow like a ritual. “Every two years we meet all big players and check the market. We come together with our customers and suppliers in a relaxed atmosphere, which is different from just communicating on the telephone. These facts help us to prepare ourselves more effectively for the market.”
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„At this year's Tube we want to celebrate our new investment: a mill for LSAW-pipelines directed to the offshore market of oil and gas, which will be ready in 2015.“ For Apostolos Papavasileiou, CEO of Corinth Pipeworks S.A. from Greece, Tube is “the most important trade fair to announce news. If you decide to be a serious player, you have to be here! It is perfect to network and get feedback, both from customers and competitors. We enjoy talking to them, measure whether we meet the benchmark and get new ideas!”
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wire is the ideal place to present new products and initiate new projects for the technical managing director Marcus Paech from Witels-Albert GmbH. “The customer-specific solution of today is the standard of tomorrow! With this motto and strategy we distinguish ourselves from our competitors. At wire we get in touch with highly qualified customers, with whom we discuss their specific needs in detail. This is how we get inspired for product innovations.”
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Bernd Stroh, Manager of Marketing Communications at Vallourec, appreciates the high internationality and quality of Tube visitors. “Tube is a real crowd magnet! We take advantage of this fact by presenting our newest developments and thus we set trends. With an own research centre, Vallourec invests a considerable amount of money in comprehensive and innovative solutions. One of them is “PREON marine”, an environmental friendly installation technique for Offshore Wind Turbines.”
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„At Tube one meets the best concentration of professionals from the field. This is reflected in our business contacts, which are more intensive and international this year”, states Christian Gimbel, sales manager at Rosenberger AG from Germany. “Every second year Tube is the highlight we strive for. We further improved our products and services and that is what we show here. For instance, we have technically simplified our bending machines and standardised its components which makes it easier and cheaper for our customers to order spare parts.”
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“wire is a perfect meeting point for our customers from Europe and our partners from China.” For Du Jiarui, Sales Manager at Chinese Tianjin Huayuan Times Metal Productions, “it is very effective to be here: we meet a wide range of very professional and experienced customers and grow with their needs and expectations. At the same time we can look around for new suppliers, while we reduce our travelling costs to a minimum!”
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Gianluca Tarana, Sales Manager at Olimpia 80 Tube Mills from Italy, associates Tube with the steady growing history of his company. “We started with a three members of staff and a very small booth 20 years ago and are very satisfied with our development until today. Tube is the best occasion worldwide to meet serious customers with concrete projects. We present them our innovations, like our newest line for square and rectangular tube shaping without roll changing. They clarify their needs and orders come in right after this exhibition. To sum it up: If you are not present here, you simply do not exist!”
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„Enhancing Life Quality is our motto representing the sustainable production of steel. It is an extremely important topic for this resource-intensive industry.” Jochen Henze, sales director of the German Lech-Stahlwerke highlights the advantageous characteristics of this raw material: “The recycability of Steel is unlimeted and the desired characteristic can always be redesigned. Compared to the classic blast furnace route we can save up to 75% of CO2!” To be present at the wire/Tube is essential for Lech-Stahlwerke. “After all, it is the world’s leading steel-fair for manufacturers of long products where professional knowledge is concentrated – there is no question that we’ll be there!”
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