DECEMBER 2010 SILAG Warehouse Sales held a great fireworks sale at the end of December 2010 for the second time ─ the biggest in Germany. This again entailed the purchase of great quantities of fireworks and the printing of a leaflet in large numbers to be distributed to households by post. Class II pyrotechnics (New Year’s fireworks) may only be sold from the 29th to 31st of December. To deal with the surge in demand that experience brought us to expect, the business leadership decided to bring the opening forward to five minutes past midnight in the night of the 28th to 29th December, as in the previous year – a calculated …Continue reading →
NOVEMBER 2010 The SILAG Media philosophy is to offer the best, most beautiful, entertaining and most exciting books at the cheapest prices. “Knowledge is affordable!” The extremely successful SILAG Media division deals with the business operations in trading and production of books, sound recordings and toys and now sells more than 20 million books and more than 10 million sound recordings annually. SILAG Media is thus one of the largest distributors of these media. Since these products are not primarily sold in classical specialist dealerships but are marketed with a demonstrably unbeatable value for money, even low-income sectors of the population are given access to education at affordable prices. The concept “We …Continue reading →
OCTOBER 2010 Various cutlery and household utensils have been sold successfully over recent years under the brand Nivella. One of the classics among them was and is the Nivella Exclusiv Line kitchen-knife collection, a traditional line of knives of classical design. Since then the line has been updated and further improved upon. The shape of the knife handle has been made more modern and ergonomic and an additional trend-setting Santoku knife has been developed which now rounds the set off in ideal fashion. The knife blades are made of special blade steel and are finally sharpened by hand to give a razor-sharp edge. This gives them a long-lasting cutting edge …Continue reading →
AUGUST 2010 SILAG Handel AG has put its photovoltaic system into operation. In Sonnefeld one of Germany’s largest roof-mounted photovoltaic systems generates electrical energy from the power of the sun. The installation on the roof area of SILAG Handel AG officially came into operation on 20th August 2010. In attendance were the Board and the employees as well as representatives from business, politics and administration. Press report:
AUGUST 2010 SILAG subsidiary “SILAG Objekt Sonnefeld GmbH” has completed one of the largest roof-mounted photovoltaic systems in Germany (flat roof with an area of approx. 75 000 m²) at the Sonnefeld site near Coburg in North Franconia. You can get the details from the current of the Deutscher Sparkassen- und Giroverband finance group.
AUGUST 2010 Career goal: Merchant in wholesale and Foreign Trade It has now been exactly three years since Julia Volkmann (24, from Langenfeld) and Dominic Winter (27, Langenfeld) both started their training as merchants in wholesale and foreign trading on 01.08.2007 with SILAG Handel AG. Since then they have successfully completed their courses: Julia in February this year – it was possible to shorten her training period from the regular three years to two and a half – and Dominic has just passed his last exam successfully. SILAG Handel AG congratulates them both on their successful course completion and is proud to welcome them anew as employees of the company. Looking back, …Continue reading →
JULY 2010 The anniversary week at Langenfeld Warehouse Sales, which rewarded its loyal customers with a 15% reduction on its entire product range from 19th to 25th June 2010, was more than successful. With an average of more than 400 paying customers per day within the promotion period, record sales were registered. Advertising to 250 000 households via an XXL leaflet in the run-up once again proved to be an important and appropriate strategy. Another big thank you at this point to all our customers for your visit and the trust you have placed in us!
JULY 2010 The third weekend of the FIAGT3 European Championship in Jarama in Spain finished successfully for the ADACGT Masters drivers and teams. The race was started on a wet surface and was controlled by the two bright-green BMW Alpinas from the first lap. At the start, Maxime Martin in his first ADACGT Masters race wrested the lead from team-mate Jens Klingmann. Martin opened up a gap in the first lap on Klingmann, who was battling with a misfiring engine, and he handed over the B6 while it was in the lead to Claudia Hürtgen. The speedy woman from Aachen secured the win and became the first woman on the list of …Continue reading →
JULY 2010 Our branch in Hong Kong, opened in November 2009, will be celebrating one year of operations in August 2010. The founding date was the 4th August 2009. Hong Kong is a strategic trading point in the middle of Asia ideally placed to develop new fields of business with an international emphasis. Now with ten workers there, the whole supply chain for consumer goods can be covered and served both in terms of technical production and logistically. The challenge of handling and implementing professional trade goods in large quantities and with a wide range of products can be met exceptionally well with Hong Kong as the central production site in Asia. However, …Continue reading →