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Siemens does not expect to achieve its 2014 margin target


The measures for optimizing the portfolio and reducing costs are largely on track. As announced, Siemens will report third-quarter figures on August 1, 2013. ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Style shows its entire product family for the first time


Furniture, leather goods and luggage, spectacles, a model of the Eurocopter EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style and a design study of the new luxury motor yacht "Silver Arrow of the Seas". The final design of this eagerly awaited 14-metre "Gran Turismo" will be presented at the Monaco Yacht Show at the end of September 2013. This is also where orders can first be placed. The luxury yacht built by Silver Arrow Marine (SAM) will have its home port in Porto Montenegro. Since 2010, in addition to classic automobile design, Mercedes-Benz designers have als... Read More »

Lufthansa Cargo, qualified work for handicapped persons


The bright yellow lashing straps with which Lufthansa Cargo secures its annual total of around 1.7 million tons of freight, are indispensable for safe air transport. For more than 30 years the freight airline has been obtaining them from the Werkstätten für Behinderte Rhein-Main e.V. and thus helping many people with a handicap to get a secure job and thus actively promotes social inclusion. As the largest customer of the organization, Lufthansa Cargo has been creating new perspectives since 1981; with the increased number of straps which th... Read More »

Lufthansa App now also for Windows Phone 8


As with the other mobile operating systems the Lufthansa app provides easy access to the entire Lufthansa timetable from anywhere. Once a suitable connection is found, it can be booked on the move immediately. Passengers can also check in whenever they want and file their electronic boarding pass in their smartphone. When travelling abroad this saves them the roaming fees they would otherwise incur by downloading the boarding pass anew. The free app is available for download at With Windows Phone 8, Lufthansa... Read More »

High-flying fun with Lufthansa


To mark the upcoming release of the film on 29 August, the airline has teamed up with Disney to devise competitions, creative catering and a wide range of in-flight entertainment options that will both amuse and create excitement about Disney’s latest film. ‘Planes’ is about a small propeller plane, Dusty, who wants to take part in the world’s most famous aeroplane race even though he is afraid of heights. The film, which builds on the success of the animation movie ‘Cars’, takes the audience on a journey to seven exciting locations around t... Read More »

Bayer donates antibiotic to Project HOPE to improve health care for tens of thousands in Zanzibar


Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic used to treat many bacterial infections including respiratory, urinary tract, gastrointestinal, and abdominal infections. “Thanks to Bayer, we are providing greater access to more effective medicines that result in improved care for patients in Zanzibar. Patients will leave the hospital more quickly because they now have access to a powerful antibiotic,” said Ellie Higgins, Manager, Strategic Partnerships, at Project HOPE UK, a partner of Project HOPE (People-to-People Health Foundation Inc.), a global health e... Read More »

Bayer to use CO2 commercially as a new raw material


The use of carbon dioxide benefits the environment. CO2 replaces a portion of the fossil raw materials, such as petroleum, that would otherwise be used exclusively. At the same time, Bayer expects the new process to provide economic advantages over the conventional production method. Waste gas turning into profitable raw material “CO2 is taking on a new light: The waste gas is turning into a useful and profitable raw material. That makes us one of the first companies worldwide to take an entirely different approach to the production of hi... Read More »

Bosphorus breakthrough: New tunnel between Europe and Asia,ThyssenKrupp Elevator wins major infrastructure contract in Turkey


The “Marmaray” project also includes the upgrading of 63 kilometers of existing track and the construction of 36 stations. For this phase of construction ThyssenKrupp Elevator is supplying 191 elevators and 155 escalators, making it one of the key suppliers for this gigantic infrastructure project. The client is a Spanish joint venture consisting of Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL) and Invensys Rail Dimetronic. The 346 passenger transportation systems – including numerous panoramic elevators – will guarantee passengers high levels of comfort and s... Read More »

Lufthansa Group with climate-friendly meals


As a result, emissions per dish at the individual locations are reduced by about 30 percent and about 5.5 tons of CO2 equivalents are saved weekly. LZ-Catering GmbH, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, which among other things operates the Lufthansa Group's canteens, already became involved in the "KlimaTeller" in July 2012 and since then has been offering climate-friendly meals in the two canteens of Lufthansa Technik AG in Hamburg every Wednesday. Now the commitment to the environment is being expanded to the other canteen locations. On the promoti... Read More »

‘Talent Meets Bertelsmann’: Media Group coaches Top Students from 15 countries


International career event Winning team gets a trip to New York Exclusive concert by “Mando Diao” The international media company Bertelsmann has expanded its popular career event “Talent Meets Bertelsmann” to include students from all over Europe: From today until Friday, the Group is hosting more than 60 top students from 15 countries at its “Unter den Linden 1” premises in Berlin. Some 80 representatives from the company will interact with the students in workshops and discussions, work with them to develop new digital business models... Read More »

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