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Systems Integrator TGW expands to France

2010-04-06

TGW have successfully introduced their systems integration capabilities in several international markets. It is TGW’s approach to develop local competencies with people who speak the local language and know the local culture to better meet the clients’ demands in logistics solutions.

“Over the past few years TGW has made a clear commitment to the internationalisation of its systems integration activities” comments Georg Kirchmayr, President of TGW Logistics Group GmbH, adding: “If you are to meet the demands of different markets it is essential to push ahead with the local presence providing professional support for the local customers in their logistics projects.”

Think Global – Act Local

France is an important market for TGW. The company’s systems and sub-systems are operating in some of the high performance distributions centres in the country.

“As a follow-up to the highly successful individual projects that have been implemented together with business partners in the French market for customers in sports articles distribution, apparel or e-commerce, the aim is to further establish TGW as systems integrator in the market. TGW designs, manufactures, installs, and services equipment like conveyors, high speed sorters, AS/RS, and their integration into a systems with its own software and controls technology. With more than 350 AS/R machines produced per year, TGW is certainly a global player in the material handling world” Gilles Baulard concludes. He will lead the local team as the managing director of TGW France. Gilles Baulard has 15 years of experience in the French material handling market in sales and managerial roles. He has been involved in the design and realisation of leading edge distribution centres for textile, E-Commerce, and food distribution.

TGW will take up a central position in this market with the new branch near Paris, gaining a significantly more direct access to the potential market. Moreover the new subsidiary enables TGW to provide its existing customers in the market with even better support.

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