Divestiture of five Sulzer Industries business units – including pumps sector

19.10.2000 -

Sulzer makes drastic changes: Medical Devices and Surface and Materials Technology form the core of the new corporate strategy. These areas offer potential for high growth and profitability. As a consequence of the new strategic direction, new owners will be sought over the next several months for five business units (Infra, Pumps, Textil, Turbo and Burckhardt) with a total of over 14’600 employees. At the same time, Sulzer plans to make acquisitions of over CHF 2 billion within two years. Sulzer Medica Ltd will merge with Sulzer Ltd – this is subject to the approval of their shareholders. The strategic rea lignment will lead to a reduction of approximately 300 jobs in corporate services world-wide, half of which in Switzerland. Throughout this transition, Sulzer will honor its social obligations to its employees.

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Different applications with one single database

19.10.2000 -

Pump manufacturers will find in the product line Spaix® a complete range of pump selection software, web applications and data administration tools to cover multiple tasks with only one database. The software supplier VSX, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of such software, aims to further improving its market position with that strategy.

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    13.10.2000 - the global and comprehensive search engine for centrifugal pumps with detailed technical selection and configuration facilities and integrated B2B functions was presented at the Pump Users International Forum 2000 in Karlsruhe with a great feedback of the forum’s participants and visitors. At the same time this service launched online on the web.

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