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Accuride Blog


02 January 2014

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, Marketing and distribution support specialist

Intelligent lifestyle solutions: Häfele Functionality

Accuride seized the opportunity to have a brief chat with Mr José Lorca at the Häfele Head Office in Nagold, Germany. Mr Lorca is the Head of Product Management. There’s a lot of talk in the B2B sector about Social...

30 October 2013

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, Marketing and distribution support specialist

Business opportunities – a growing market in India

While a lot of English and Indians were glued to the TV, watching the “Ashes” cricket, Accuride managed to have a brief catch-up with our local Indian distributor VRVS from Hyderabad. Mr V B Manoj gave us a brief update on the...

15 October 2013

Blog Author: Accuride

Is your home office as comfortable as it should be?

You may work from home, have children playing video games, or have a workstation in a spare corner. It is unusual to find a desk and chair that will suit everyone in the family and often laptops or gaming consoles are used while sitting on...

30 September 2013

Blog Author: Helle Kinning, Marketing and distribution support specialist

Thinking global, acting local; a business story from Switzerland

Once upon a time, on a very hot summer afternoon, I went to Switzerland to talk to HW-TEC, who look after the industrial market there, and spoke to their new MD, Patrick Nauer and area sales manager & engineer Beat Schwizer. Please...

03 September 2013

Blog Author: Accuride

What could happen to your business when a disaster strikes?

Over the past few months I have been part of an in-house team looking at our ability to get the company back up to speed in the case of a disaster. We have always had a plan, but we thought that a re-visit couldn’t hurt and wanted...

23 July 2013

Blog Author: Accuride

Prowadnice kulkowe w domu, czyli zrób to sam

Nasze prowadnice kulkowe sa zwykle stosowane na skale przemyslowa. Jednak czasami dochodza nas sluchy o projektach, jakie nasi klienci biznesowi - majsterkowicze wykonali u siebie w domu. Jestesmy z tego niezmiernie zadowoleni -...

23 July 2013

Blog Author: Accuride

Drawer slides – DIY projects for your own home

Usually our drawer slides are sold into large projects – sometimes into cabinetry and sometimes into industrial applications. But occasionally we hear about some DIY projects completed in the homes of our business customers. We...

27 June 2013

Blog Author: Peter Baxter, European sales director, distribution channel

Why manufacturers should love their distribution partners

One of the reasons why Accuride has been such a successful company is the continuing strong relationship with our distribution partners. This sales strategy has allowed us to concentrate on our core business of the innovative design of...

03 June 2013

Blog Author: Jim Armstrong, European sales director, OEM channel

Keeping innovation alive to drive growth

Growing a business during a period of deep global recession has its difficulties. Loss of markets and lack of investment have brought some major brands down, especially in the retail sector. Cutting costs alone won’t save you....

21 May 2013

Blog Author: Accuride

Waste prevention and reduction

The environment has long been a priority for Accuride and over the years we've continued to implement practices to ensure that when we take care of business, we also take care of the environment. There are a number of things Accuride does...