International Newsletter May 2017



Dear all,

The TÜV NORD GROUP ended 2016 on a successful note. The Industrial Services business unit is under new management. TÜV Hellas celebrated its 30th anniversary in fine style. We report on these and other topics in the new edition of our International Newsletter. Allow your curiosity free rein: The links to the long versions of the articles now lead to a fully accessible site that doesn’t require you to enter a password.

We hope you enjoy reading it! As always, your input on our output is very much appreciated. Please get in touch with us; you can find our address in the footer.

Best regards,

The editorial team


In this edition



TÜV NORD GROUP investing in innovations and IT security

The TÜV NORD GROUP has now recorded growth for three years in a row, and all the relevant key ratios increased in 2016. Revenues increased to € 1,153.6 million; operating profit before neutral result rose by 12 percent to € 69.8 million. “All the business units have contributed to the good result,” said Chairman of the Board of Management Dr Dirk Stenkamp at his first press conference in Hanover.

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Download the Annual Report 2017 here. Printed copies may be ordered from Mr Bernd Grutza. See contact box.
TÜV NORD GROUP: Industrial Services under new management

The Board of TÜV NORD Systems has been reorganised with effect from 1 April 2017. It now consists of Dr Ralf Jung as Chairman of the Board of Management, alongside Silvio Konrad, Yves Schoen and Ulf Theike. The Board of TÜV NORD Systems also manages the Industrial Services business unit of the TÜV NORD GROUP.

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Getting new PowerPoint presentations checked

Anyone who has just converted presentations to the new TÜV NORD slide master can now have their slides checked. “With our team of media designers we will gladly look at three presentations and give out tips,” says Dunja Kollien from the TÜV NORD Akademie.
Find also 13 valuable tips to help you get the most out of your slides.

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TÜV HELLAS celebrates 30 years in Greece

Over 1,000 national and international guests from the business and financial fields attended the gala hosted by TÜV HELLAS in March to mark its 30th anniversary in Greece.

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Industrial Services
Energy Connection Days intensify dialogue

The Energy Connection Days held in the new Innovation Space in Hamburg witnessed the coming together of over 20 international members of staff from the Energy strategic business segment of the Industrial Services business unit.

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TÜV NORD Systems
TÜV NORD certifies marine equipment

TÜV NORD is now a designated body for the certification of fire prevention equipment and life-saving appliances on ships. Manufacturers can now pool audits or inspections under the umbrella brand of the TÜV NORD GROUP to launch their products more quickly or reduce certification costs.

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Readiness for Industry 4.0: Product security along the entire value chain

What IT security measures need to be taken in relation to development, manufacturing and operator processes? It is this question which is currently exercising numerous manufacturers, integrators and operators of functionally safe products.

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TÜV NORD Mobilität
A new market for TÜV NORD Mobilität is currently evolving in the Balkans

Things are happening in the Balkans: the vehicle market is growing. This development has prompted TÜV NORD Mobilität to open a new office in Bulgaria; the first vehicle valuations are underway in Croatia, and TÜV NORD Mobilität has taken advantage of an event to plant its flag in Macedonia.

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ALTER TECHNOLOGY GROUP involved in new JUICE mission

The JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) is a mission of the European Space Agency that will perform detailed investigations of Jupiter and its system in all their inter-relations and complexity with particular emphasis on Ganymede as a planetary body and potential habitat.

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Asia Pacific

TUV India
TUV India completes drone-based assessment

TUV India has for the first time conducted an assessment and inspection of a solar power project using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), popularly known as a drone. The 25MW solar power plant is located about 160 km from Bengaluru in Southern India and is spread over 90 acres.

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TÜV NORD Mobilität
TÜV NORD NTA established a set of vehicle inspection solutions

Since the introduction into China of the TÜV NORD vehicle inspection brand in 2015, TÜV NORD NTA Mobility (Shanghai) has been continuously working on the training of professional inspectors in different regions of China.

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Middle East

Bahrain Youth and Sport Ministry certified

TÜV Middle East has certified the Ministry of Youth and Sports in Bahrain in accordance with the ISO 20121 standard. “This is the first time we have issued this certificate in the Middle East,” says TÜV Middle East Vice-President Manoj Shetty.

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TÜV NORD Southern Africa
Dr Lars Sitzki presented with the IEC Award

Dr Lars Sitzki, Managing Director of TÜV NORD Southern Africa, has been singled out for an IEC 1906 award. The award was presented at a recent global IEC congress in front of 4,000 participants from 80 countries.

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DMT Group
South Africa: DMT Kai-Batla wins water management contract

The DMT subsidiary DMT Kai-Batla has been awarded a contract by the Department for Water and Sanitation of the Republic of South Africa (DWS) for the assessment of industrial water use in three of the nine water management areas in South Africa.

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