SAELZER focuses on the future – with SCHÜCO
SAELZER GmbH, Marburg, Germany has an excellent reputation in the construction industry, specialising in high-security products for buildings for over 40 years. In order to further develop and increase the international market share the company has decided to enter into a partnership with Schüco International KG from Bielefeld. Managing Director, Walther Sälzer has informed the employees about this new strategic company partnership during an extraordinary company meeting on the 7th May 2018. At the same meeting staff were introduced to Andreas Engelhardt, the responsible partner on behalf of Schüco. Elke and Walther Sälzer see this step as a way of guaranteeing a long-term investment into the future of the company through the expanion on sales that can come about as part of the Schüco group. Both are convinced that Schüco based on its history and products is the appropriate partner for SAELZER. Walther Sälzer explains: “Schüco develops and sells systems for windows, doors and facades all over the world with great success. Using the Schüco sales structures and worldwide engineering offices will help to further develop the international business and secure the long-term growth of our company”. The company’s business plan envisages the expansion of the international consulting and sales activities as well as the manufacturing and technical support functions at the Marburg site. Andreas Engelhardt, who sees the partnership with SAELZER GmbH as a boost to the company’s own security product portfolio, confirms his commitment to the Marburg site as follows: “We at Schüco have great respect for the company’s expertise and professionalism and we shall continue to rely on Mr and Mrs Sälzer’s wealth of experience and the commitment of the workforce. With its production and testing facilities and all other departments, the site will act as a central base for our efforts to develop global markets.”
Workers council elections 2018
In March the Sälzer employees elected their new workers council. We congratulate the new workers council. Mario Bossenberger has been reelected as head of the workers council, his substitute is Guido Schulz. Picture left to right. Bottom: Achim Michel, Mario Bossenberger, Uwe Frenzel. Top: Katharina Lassak, Dirk Fleischhauer, Guido Schulz, Carmen Haemer.
Donation for the parent initiative
Almost a tradition. This year SÄLZER again donates 5.000,00 Euros to the parent initiative for leukemia and cancer inflicted children. The parent initiative supports affected families caring for the sick children, taking over expenditures for journeys as well as the caretaking of siblings, visits at home and at the hospital, cooperation with the attending doctor and nurses are only some of the helps the initiative offers to parents. The employees of SÄLZER added another 600,00 Euros collected with the Christmas tombola. Picture of the check presentation (right to left side): Elke and Walther Sälzer, Marion Gründel (parent initiative), Mario Bossenberger (Chairman of the workers council).
Award ceremony German Design Award 2018
The German Design Award distinguishes innovative products as well as their manufacturers and designer which are pioneering in the German and international design world. The Sälzer high security steel door Serie S4 convinced a high-profile international jury. Günter Ludwig, responsible for the development and production of the door, explained that the steel door is a flexible modular construction system which can offer the varying protection levels requested by the clients and at the same time fulfilling esthetical requirements.
Successful fair UK Security London
Currently the UK Security is taking place in England. Already on the 1st day of the fair, Elke SAELZER and our British sales representative, Chris Carwardine, reported that the visitors are very interested in our products. We are exhibiting the aluminum window S2, which passed the bullet test in the highest level FB7-NS according to the European standard. We also present our steel window, which even protects against grenades.