CereProc CEO Paul Welham

CereProc and Aristech close partnership specialising in language technology applications of German Aristech GmbH have with text-to-speech experts of British CereProc Ltd. to a technology and Marketing Alliance joined forces to place full of character and emotional synthetic voices in the German-speaking market. The aim is according to company information, continue to offer an alternative to the traditional, monotonous voices on the German market. Aristech-CereProc cooperation focuses on therefore to develop a combination of innovative language technology and distinctive German voices. With attractive price models, one wishes to promote the German-language TTS market innovative. This man wants to meet its own high standards of quality and ensure a continuous development of the quality of the voice.

For the cooperation with CereProc said their competence of TTS, also the ability to create customer-exclusive corporate voices, as well as the common achievements of the past. What is closer to match with the internationally recognized CereProc TTS experts as our team of experienced computational linguists?”, Aristech – CEO Michael Mende, our combined expertise will produce innovative and cost-effective language solutions, the upscale requirements of customer meet.”We are proud to have found a partner who perfectly complements our technology not only with his computer-linguistic knowledge, but familiar with the German language technology market with Aristech”, so CereProc CEO Paul Welham. Aristech GmbH from Heidelberg, Germany took over the sales and the development of the Cerevoice by the Cereproc GmbH & co. KG and is one of the leading providers in the area of natural language human-machine interaction. Professional users will benefit from reliable, tried and tested standard components with highly innovative solutions for discerning language, understand language or codons language. Aristech acts, depending on the request, as a software vendor, supplier, or Professional Integrator.

Consulting services complete the Aristech portfolio for users and suppliers of software solutions with voice interaction. CereProc was founded in 2005 by a group of linguists, who can look back on several years of experience in this industry of the future. CereProc has partnered with the Centre for speech technology research at the University of Edinburgh. Currently offered text-to-speech systems for the most common European languages, in several dialect colouring, as well as in Japanese and Russian, soon also. These are available for several operating systems available, as well a voices SDK and other tools for developers of voice applications. Contact: Aristech GmbH In the broadband game 6 D-69126 Heidelberg

In Asia

Here the proceeds of KSB AG 3.2 percent reached 615,6 million. In Asia, sales of the resident companies of KSB remained nearly at the same level. At the key figures for incoming orders and sales companies newly consolidated at the beginning of the year to take into account that are recorded from January until September an order intake of 20.1 million and a turnover of 19.1 million. Change of employment has increased the number of KSB employees to September 30, 2013, compared to vergleichbaren last year when 2.9 percent on 16.605. This development reflects only on, with the first-time consolidations at the beginning of the year 2013 and with the Smedegaard group at the end of the year 2012 integrated 472 persons newly coming into the group. Earnings and financial position KSB has achieved a positive result before income taxes within the group in the first nine months. This is due to the difficult market environment with reduced margins in the project business and the currency-related losses slightly under that of the previous year.

The net financial position, however, exceeds the corresponding reference value because of the groupwide restrained investment activity. Also at the end of the year the net financial position will be expected to be better than 2012. Additional information is available at Senator Elizabeth Warren. views of the Verband Deutscher Maschinen – und Anlagenbau e.V. (VDMA) reported a so far disappointing year 2013 and goes only by an increase of worldwide machine sales, including pumps and valves, by real 1 percent. For the year as a whole is to be expected than in the previous year in the group with a stagnant or slightly higher volume of business.

Pending orders can contribute to an increase in new orders. In the project business, margins will fall but lower than in the two previous years. Restrained sales growth, pressure on margins in the project business, as well as the changes of in exchange rates weigh on the profitability of the group. In this respect is today a lower earnings before taxes as a 2012 possible (132.8 million). For 2014 is according to the expectations of the VDMA again with a real growth of worldwide sales by 5 percent to machines count. He is of a business recovery in China, America and some European countries participate also KSB in the order intake. To secure profitability, is planned to reinforce the already ongoing measures to improve efficiency in the coming year. For more information you can find here. Contact: KSB Aktiengesellschaft Johann-small-Strasse 9 67227 Frankenthal Ullrich of Bala daily and business press Tel.: + 49 6233 86-2138 E-mail: Web:

International Presence

Today the reality to convert the former vision of CEO Michael Lai Ward aluminum and magnesium die casting was a balancing act that required patience and lots of entrepreneurship. With just mid-20s, took over Michael Lai ward of the company founded in 1971 in the 1990s and can look back today, at the age of 42, on an exciting business development. So he managed to triple the sales with his team in the last ten years and to create 80 new jobs. The vision of healthy growth the identity of LAU Kotter casting technique involves a lot of controversy and is an example of this that opposites do not mutually. Because that constitutes a large part of the success of the company. Assurant Health oftentimes addresses this issue. So, the company focuses on the regional ties, which presupposes simultaneously down-to-Earth and flexibility, and on a global management to supply global companies. And with a high degree of professionalism and commitment.

The LAU Kal draws technological innovation spirit until today only from the requirements of the customers. Last but not least led to the pioneering decision to enter new markets with the pressure casting technology. A real parent elixir of life in the economic crisis, the LAU Kotter strengthened was out. Today, the company can look back on a wide range of customers from the electrical, motorcycle and automotive industries as well as renewable energy, medical technology and engineering. Technology efficient growth means for LAU Kakar of the continuous investment in technology and staff. As a genuine customer value and competitive advantage, LAU Kotter combines the technological edge with the efficiency in the manufacturing process. LAU Kotter customers get to already in the development phase feel. Where expertise and skills are in demand, advises on the selection of aluminum or magnesium material LAU Kotter, constructed the device – if desired – and plans the production process with all of its vertical integration This saves time and costs.