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Counter-Trend Expansion – CAE-Specialist ITI Starts International Expansion in Europe

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Dresden/Germany, 31 August 2009 – ITI GmbH, international leader in virtual system engineering, today announces its debut in Great Britain. The foundation of ITI Northern Europe Limited enables the company to extend its presence on international markets and to provide its customers in Northern Europe with class-leading levels of service support, sales and customer-orientation. ITI also announces the expansion of its Headquarters in Dresden/Germany; software development will be continuously strengthened. Counter the general economic trend, the company performed well in the first half of the year and is financially set for further expansion with sales running stable and an increasing global demand for ITI simulation solutions.

For many years with more than 25 selected distributors on three continents, ITI has been cooperating with a successful network of stand-alone, state-of-the-art partners dedicated to the sales and service of SimulationX, the standard multi-domain software for system simulation. The establishment of the UK facility in Milton Keynes is a debut in ITI history thus tightening its international market position. The new subsidiary has already started operation and acts independently in local sales, marketing, and human resources development. Simulation solutions are provided and supported for SimulationX customers in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. Chris Litchfield becomes Business and Sales Manager for Northern Europe and will be supported by Emmanuel Domingues, Technical Manager. Each of them brings more than eight years experience in delivering system simulation solutions to a wide range of industries.

We want to advance our commitment to ITI customers in Northern Europe by providing the world’s highest level of satisfaction in service support and sales of SimulationX thus implementing true innovations together. Our aim is to become a key player on the European CAE market within the next two years, said Jens O. Schindler, ITI Managing Director, about the aims of the new facility. “In the past years ITI strengthened its position as a leader in virtual system engineering and became an internationally-demanded engineering partner, adds Dr. Andreas Uhlig, ITI Managing Director, and further explains: “With highly-qualified people and financial strength we are ready for new investments to expand our business. The establishment of the subsidiary is a milestone in ITI’s company history.

About ITI

For more than 18 years ITI has been one of the internationally leading companies for the virtual system engineering. The software SimulationX is applied by engineers and scientists at more than 600 well-known companies such as Audi, BMW, Daimler, Volkswagen, Continental, Schaeffler, Siemens, Demag, Husky, Nikon, Mitsubishi and Liebherr. SimulationX is also widely used in academics and research world-wide. Main fields of application are power engineering, Power transmission, fluid power, mechanical engineering, power generation and automotive. Apart from this ITI supports its clients in the field of research and development of high-technology with engineering and consulting services. In the field of real-time and HiL test-system applications ITI provides turnkey projects and references for various companies including CNH, Putzmeister or Hoerbiger. Further information on

About SimulationX

SimulationX – The Driving Force in System Simulation determines the level of modeling, simulating and optimizing complex technical systems. The software models the interaction of components from a multitude of domains including their mutual interaction and feedback on one platform. This significantly distinguishes SimulationX from any other kind of CAE software (FEM, CFD, MBS). SimulationX is the standard in software for evaluation of the interaction of all components in technical systems. It is the universal CAE tool for modeling, simulating and analyzing physical effects – with ready-to-use model libraries for 1D mechanics, 3D multi-body systems, power transmission, hydraulics, pneumatics, thermodynamics, electrics, electrical drives, magnetic as well as controls – post-processing included. SimulationX fully supports Modelica® language and offers a wide range of open, comprehensive CAx-interfaces. Further information on

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ITI Headquarters
Denise Börner
Manager Marketing/Public Relations
Webergasse 1
01067 Dresden
Tel. +49 (0) 351/260 50 0
Fax +49 (0) 351/260 50 155

The Launched of BCM Professional’s Guide: Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2008/9

Friday, August 7th, 2009


Contact Person: Alice Tan
Company Name: Business Continuity Planning Asia Pte Ltd
Telephone Number: +65 6325 2080
Fax Number: +65 6223 5363
Email Address:
Web site address:

The Launched of BCM Professional’s Guide: Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2008/9

Singapore, 5th Aug 2009 The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Good Practice Guidelines (GPG) 2008/09; A Code of Practice for Business Continuity Management is now available in Chinese!

Since the launch of the BCI GPG in English seven years back, there has been demands from the Chinese community in Asia such as China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia to have it translated into bilingual version. Business Continuity Planning Asia Pte Ltd (BCP Asia) has taken the lead to translate the entire guide and published the first version of bilingual copy.

This guide address the entire Business Continuity Management Life Cycle, from Programme Management, Understanding the Organizations to Embedding BCM in the organization’s culture. It provides the basis for the current BCM standards : British Standard BS25999-1:2006 and Singapore SS540:2008. Both BCM standards adopted the general framework and practices in the guide during their early stage of development.

Lyndon Bird, FBCI, International Technical Director of The Business Continuity Institute said The Good Practice Guidelines has always set itself the challenge of providing a world-view of the rapidly emerging business continuity discipline in one single publication. Business Continuity certainly is growing rapidly on a global basis and fast becoming a mainstream business discipline. It has its own standards, its own institutions, and its own influence on governments. It has a global reach and a message that is understood from Europe to America, from Asia to Africa. It’s principles work for multi-national corporations and small businesses, for public as well as private sector organizations and in all geographical and political climates. The BCI is always at the front of this development, in ideas and practical tools.

Henry Ee, FBCI, Regional Director of Business Continuity Institute Asia; Director of Business Continuity Planning Asia Pte Ltd (BCP Asia) adds “This version of BCI GPG offers you a handy and comprehensive publication on the generic framework, an effective study guide for the BCI Certification Examination, and its exclusive bilingual feature!

This handy guide is the must-read guide for candidates who wish to take the BCI certification exam and obtain the professional certification in Business Continuity. It is also intended for use by BCM practitioners, risk managers, auditors and regulators with a working knowledge of BCM principles. The principles in these guidelines are applicable to all organizations of any size, sector and location from those with a single site to those with a global presence.

More than 500 copies have been sold across Asia since the launch of the book in mid-May 2009. BCP Asia is looking for distributors to market the books to major bookstores in Asia, making the guide more readily available in the market and benefit all. Interested distributors or to place order you can contact BCP Asia directly at (65)63252080 or email :

About the Publisher

Business Continuity Planning Asia (BCP Asia) is founded in Y2000, with the aim to promote and increase awareness of Business Continuity to professionals in the Asian region. The company is specialised in consultancy, training and coaching services pertaining to Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Crisis Management. With a team of experienced trainers and consultants, BCP Asia develops trainings and events that are relevant and practical which benefited thousands of professionals in Asia; many who returned for more training.

For more information about us, please visit or contact us at +65 6325 2080, fax number: +65 6223 5363.

2009 China International Petroleum and Petrochemical Equipment & Technolgoy Exhibition 2009

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Date: October 18-20, 2009

Venue Dongying Huanghe International Exhibition & Conference Certer , Dongying,Shandong Province, P.R.China

Opening Hours: October 18, 2009 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
October 19, 2009 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
October 20, 2009 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

China Council for the Promotion of International Trade
Shandong Chamber of Commerce for Petroleum Equipment of China Int’l Chamber of Commerce

Beijng CEW International Fair Co.,Ltd.

Overseas Supporters:
Center for the Promotion of API Certification Programs
Supporters South African Petroleum Industry Association
Norwegian Oil Industry Association
International Conferences & Exhibitions LLC
Brazilian Institute of Petroleum

The market
Owns China’s 2nd largest oilfield—Shengli Oilfield, Dongying locates in the economic center of Shandong province, contributes a lot in the course of Shandong’s economic construction. By the end of 2007, Dongying’s total output value of enterprises engaged in oil equipment was up to 1.62 billion USD, and net profit has reached nearly 1.461 million USD, accounting for 31.3%, and 21.7% of China respectively.

Besides, Dongying city gathers majority of large and famous oil and gas production companies, equipment manufactures and energy-related engineering and consulting firms, China University of Petroleum is also situated in the City having 25 research centers for petroleum exploration.

Top 5 reasons to CIPEE
Strong Support— Recognized as one of China’s 6 important developed exhibition industries, the government will invest 10 Million RMB to the development of CIPEE & CIOGC 2009

Scale— Covering 40,000sqm area and exhibitors are expected to arrive 500 over the world.

Location— China’s only professional and international oil & gas show held in core oilfield –SHENGLI OILFIELD.

Organized by experts —- Beijing CEW international Fair Co., Ltd as one of the top oil& gas event organizers in China, expertise in organizing in local and international shows.

Massive Promotion Campaign—With the in-depth cooperation of various worldwide top media, and over 20 global shows promotion ensure CIPEE able to pass to every corner of the petroleum industry.

Name: Angie Tang (Overseas Project Manager)
Tel: 8610- 5165 4222 ext 823
Fax: 8610- 51654222 ext 820

Printed Electronics Europe passes 500 attendees and over 50 exhibitors so far!

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

With over one month to go until the famous IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe event in Dresden, on April 7-8, attendance has achieved record levels, and is on track to bring together over 800 attendees, by far the world’s largest and most comprehensive event on the topic. Attendees from 26 countries have registered, from as far as Australia to Canada and India to Slovenia. The event has drawn the highest number of end-users yet, including household name companies such as BMW, Nestle, Unilever, Ravensberger and Nokia. This is indicative of the increasing interest of such companies to use printed electronics in their products.

Raghu Das, CEO of IDTechEx, the world’s leading analyst and event firm on printed electronics, says Despite the economic climate, growth has been remarkable. We have engaged with many consumer goods companies, who are largely recession proof, who are undertaking significant initiatives to use printed electronics in their products and enable better merchandising and new services for consumers. Those attending the event will join the largest gathering of users, suppliers, press and integrators this year. Das adds, Many presentations will be world first exclusives, and there will be new product demonstrations it is going to be a very exciting atmosphere.

The event covers the full range of technologies from organics to printed inorganics, and moves the topic forward by assessing the latest progress in stretchable electronics, flexible displays, printed energy harvesters and much more. In addition, IDTechEx has co-located its European Photovoltaics Beyond Conventional Silicon event, with speakers including Fiat and NASA, and covering all thin film photovoltaic technologies. With 54 confirmed exhibitors and over one month to go, IDTechEx expects over 70 exhibitors at the event. Many companies are exhibiting for the first time this year, such as Samsung, Plastic Logic and Muehlbauer. Coverage is global and of vital interest to industries as disparate as chemicals, consumer goods, healthcare, military, electronics and publishing.

Printed Electronics Europe is part of the global series of IDTechEx Printed Electronics events also held in the USA and Asia. See for full details, and register early for the best rates.

For more information about the Printed Electronics Europe 2009 conference please contact the Event Manager Mrs. Chris Clare at

IDTechEx Dates:

Photovoltaics Beyond Conventional Silicon Europe 2009| April 7-8 | Dresden, Germany

Printed Electronics Europe 2009 | April 7-8 | Dresden, Germany

Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe | June 3-4 | Cambridge, UK

RFID Europe 2009 | Sep 29-30 | Cambridge, UK

Printed Electronics Asia 2009 | Sep 30-Oct 1 | Tokyo, Japan

Energy Harvesting & Storage USA | Nov 3-4 | Denver, USA

RTLS & Wireless Sensor Networks Summit | Nov 3-4 | Denver, USA

Printed Electronics USA 2009 | Dec 2-3 | San Jose, USA

Photovoltaics Beyond Conventional Silicon USA 2009 | Dec 2-3 | San Jose, USA

Dragons Den, remake with Richard Farleigh for NGEF 2009

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Dragons Den first transmitted on BBC Two in January 2005, and is a show focusing on entrepreneurs who pitch their own project to the Dragons, five venture capitalists willing to invest their own money in exchange for equity.

In series 3 & 4, in 2006 & 2007, Richard Farleigh became one of the famous Dragons. Two members of the NGEF team met Richard and he agreed to come and attend the Thursday morning session Pitching investors and Partners.

Four selected participants of the NGEF Business Plan competition will have the chance to have Richard Farleigh and 4 other panelists judge and give opinions on their pitches.

For more info on Richard, please visit his official website:

For more info on the show, you may visit


Sunday, February 8th, 2009


The World’s Newest Halal Industry Show HALALIST EXPO 2009 which will take a place between 13-16 August in Istanbul / TURKEY with national and international exhibitors. The Halalist Expo is the new gateway for the global halal product exporters.

HALALISTEXPO is going to bring key players of the World Halal Industry altogether such as Turkey, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, Philippines, China, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Brazil, Australia, England, America, Belgium, France, Germany in Istanbul. The show provides opportunities to exhibitors to enter new potential markets (Turkey, Middle East, Europe, North Africa and Near East Asia)

Turkey is the 6th biggest economy in Europe and 16th in the world and natural bridge between Europe and Asia markets. The population of Turkey is 72 million and % 98 of the population is Muslim. Growing numbers figure that Turkey, Middle East Countries and European Muslim population have a big in share over $ 2,1 trillion world halal market and Turkey doesn’t have an official halal certificate organization therefore Turkish market is wide open to the international exporters.

HALALIST EXPO will bring thousands of national and international manufacturers, suppliers and buyers to meet with Halal Industry professionals.

* The show provides opportunities to enter new potential markets. (Turkey,Middle East,North Africa and Europe)
* An effective platform to introduce your products to the global market.
* Over 30,000 visitors from 20 countries.
* An Entry point to Middle East Market and European Muslim Population.

Halal Food & Beverage

Food Packaging, Machinery and Catering Equipment

Islamic Finance and investment

Islamic Fashion and Textiles


Halal Cosmetics

Halal Certified Premises

Non-Food Products and Services

Government Departments, Associations

Media and Magazines




Importers / Exporters

Distributors and Wholesalers



Hypermarkets & Supermarkets

Hoteliers and Restaurateurs

Groceries and Convenience store

Financial Services

Banking Institutions

Government Institutions

Halal Certification Companies

Islamic Federations / Associations

Publications and Magazines

For further information,please visit our official website;

BMAM EXPO ASIA 2009 once again receives strong endorsements from industry associations and the media

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Bangkok, January 2009- Building Maintenance & Asset Management Expo Asia (BMAM Expo Asia)the international trade exhibition and conference dedicated exclusively on building maintenance and facility management industry in Asia recently announced that key industry associations and media organizations are once again confirming their support and participation at its 2009 edition which will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 3-5 September 2009.

After the successful staging of the 1st BMAM Expo Asia in September 2008, the second edition of BMAM Expo Asia in 2009 is expected to be even bigger in scale and size, and bringing once again all key players in the business and market under one roof. Mr. Rex Tanasak Ruangteprat, the President of Thailand Facility Management Association (TFMA) said The success of BMAM Expo Asia 2008 represented a phenomenal development for facility management industry in Thailand and Asia. The upcoming BMAM Expo Asia 2009 will be a showcase for both latest technologies and innovative solutions.The event serves as a platform that addresses critical issues and trends pertaining to the industry and markets. TFMA is pleased to be a supporting organization of BMAM Expo Asia.

BMAM Expo Asia 2009 also acts as an educational platform for the industry. Mr. Chollachai Thammaviwatnukoon, President of The Building Safety Inspectors and Officers Association (BSA) commented “BMAM Expo Asia 2008 provided the educational forum emphasizing the importance of effective building and facility maintenance. We also see this event as an effective platform that created increased awareness for building owners and facility operators on building safety practices. We will certainly continue our support for BMAM Expo Asia 2009.

BMAM Expo Asia 2009 also received the support of trade media organizations such as Technology Media Co Ltd, a publisher of various leading engineering-related magazines and directories in Thailand and Asia. One of their most read magazines; the “Construction & Property Magazine has confirmed their participation and support for BMAM Expo Asia 2009 even before the 2008 event actually ended. Mr. Kitti Wisutthiratanakul, Managing Director of Technology Media said We are impressed by the professionalism of the show, from visitor registrations, booth arrangements to conference programmes. We have indeed benefited greatly from our participation as the event enables us to reach out to our target groups, especially those who wish to enhance their professional and industry knowledge through our magazines and publications. This event provided us with a cost effective opportunity to meet our existing and new customers within a short period of time. We will definitely attend the 2009 edition again!

The staging of the second edition of BMAM Expo Asia 2009 couldn’t come at a better time where Industries and companies across Asia are facing increasingly business and financial pressures, especially on thin operating margins amid the global economic turmoil. There is a growing awareness and emphasis on improving business processes through cost effectiveness, cost savings, sustainability and operational efficiency solutions to optimize the performance of facilities, plants, equipment, machineries and building assets.

Asia’s facility maintenance and asset management market expected to continue to grow at unprecedented rates and BMAM Expo Asia 2009 is well positioned to serve as the engine of growth and act as the key industry platform to support the continued growth of this emerging industry and market.

For more information on BMAM Expo Asia 2009, please visit or contact us below

Mr. Wasu Rattanaporn
IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
99 Popular Road,Banmai
Subdistrict, Pakkred District,
Nonthaburi11120, Thailand.
Tel: +66 (0) 2833-5111
Fax: +66 (0) 2833-5127-9
E-mail: or

BMAM EXPO Asia 2008 launched its first edition successfully in Bangkok, Thailand

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

BMAM EMPO Asia 2008, the premier B2B exhibition and conference for the building maintenance and asset management industry took place successfully at IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Centre in Bangkok, Thailand from 25th to 26th September 2008.

Over 142 exhibiting and co-exhibiting companies from 25 countries participated, taking up 5,000 sq meters of exhibition space. The exhibition attracted over 3,000 trade visitors of which 300 were foreign visitors coming from 20 countries. 66% of these visitors had direct purchasing authority. In addition, there was also a highly successful conference organized alongside the exhibition that attracted over 200 VIP delegates comprising senior executives and key decision makers.

Mr. Loy Joon How, General Manager of IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd., the event organizer says: We are pleased with the results of our 1st ever edition. There is a general consensus amongst our exhibitors and visitor delegates that the event was very professionally organized.

Exhibitors were also pleased with the quality of trade visitors that attended the event. Over 42% of trade visitors have purchasing budgets of over 5 million baht while over 16% has purchasing budgets of over 10 million baht.

Mr. Manish Pant of Schneider (Thailand) says We have been impressed by the quality of leads at BMAM EXPO Asia 2008. It is an opportunity for us to demonstrate our complete solutions and services of the latest technology, innovation regarding building management & maintenance, security system, HVAC as well as energy management system.

Another exhibitor, Mr. Sean Boey of TUV SUD PSB says “We have achieved good quality leads from a wide range of potential customers in the industry.

BMAM EXPO Asia 2008 was staged in response to the present economic environment where businesses are facing increasingly business and financial pressures. This event was well attended by trade visitors as it provided them with solutions to improve their business processes, cost effectiveness and operation efficiency.

Mr. Col Lin Yeo of Sodexo commented We received enquiries from large mulit-national companies and local Thai conglomerates from the education, healthcare, oil and gas, manufacturing, property and banking sectors.

BMAM EXPO Asia 2009 will be back again from 3-5 September 2009.

For more details on Building Maintenance & Asset Management Asia Expo 2009, please contact  
Mr. Wasu Rattanaporn IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
99 Popular Road, Banmai Subdistrict, Pakkred District, Nonthaburi 11120, Thailand.
Tel: +66 (0) 2833-5111
Fax: +66 (0) 2833-5127-9
E-mail: or