In the first quarter of 2019, the seasonally adjusted investment rate of corporations in the euro zone was 23.6%, which remained unchanged compared with the previous quarter. The investment rate of non-financial corporations (gross) is defined as gross fixed capital formation divided by gross value added. This ratio relates the investments of non-financial corporations in fixed assets (buildings, machinery, etc.) to the value added generated in the production process.
On July 1, Jörg Keßler assumed the position of General Manager Germany at Johnson Controls. In this function, he assumes responsibility for the entire German business in the Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions division.
The International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaic (ITRPV) is running and regularly updated by VDMA with contributions of internationally leading crystalline Silicon (c-Si) producers, wafer suppliers, cell manufacturers, module manufacturers, PV equipment suppliers, production material providers, as well as PV research institutes and consultants. The objective of the ITPRV is to ensure constant cost reduction and efficiency increase through technology advancements in the performance of c-Si products.
The VDMA is perceived as a voice promoting CO2 pricing. Thilo Brodtmann, Managing Director of the VDMA, explains what this means and how the VDMA positions itself in comparison to other energy pricing models.
"... Digitalisierung ist natürlich auch für die Armaturenindustrie ein zentrales Thema. Dabei geht es um die durchgängige Digitalisierung unserer Unternehmensprozesse, die Digitalisierung unserer Produkte und die Digitalisierung unserer Beziehungen zu Kunden und Zulieferern. ..." Axel Weidner, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, Mankenberg und Vorsitzender des Fachverbands Armaturen über die Digitalisierung in der Armaturenindustrie, hier im Interview.
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