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Inflight Fire Protection with the PED Containment Bag

By |2020-03-26T06:32:03+00:00March 26th, 2020|News|

The aircraft is by far the safest means of transport. In 2016, there were over 40 million aircraft take-offs worldwide and millions of people reached their destinations safely (source: IATA). However, the main risk during a flight is not a technical defect or pilot error, but is potentially in the luggage of every passenger. The [...]

European Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China

By |2020-03-19T04:16:00+00:00March 19th, 2020|Posts|

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in China grew to over USD 100 billion for the first time in 2010, spurred on by various reforms and liberalisation policies introduced from 2001, after joining the World Trade Organisation (WTO). By 2018, China was ranked as the world's second largest FDI recipient after the United States (Source: UNCTAD’s 2018 [...]

Maximizing your Image through State of the Art Retail Window Design

By |2020-03-12T05:55:35+00:00March 12th, 2020|Posts|

Retail stores serve as an important tool for marketing a retail brand to consumers. Advancements in technology have created trends that come and go at a quicker pace and faster consumer learning curves for Chinese consumers. Excellent design needs to reflect the needs of the Chinese market now in order to drive sales. Key Goals [...]

Retail Trends for Western Brands in China

By |2020-02-27T10:36:30+00:00February 27th, 2020|Posts|

As the saying goes: the dead live longer. In China, too, brick and mortar retail was predicted to collapse and become irrelevant. The speed with which consumers adapted to digital and mobile shopping, resulting in annual e-commerce growth rates of over 30% and China becoming the world’s largest online market, was supposed to be an [...]

Melchers China takes action to assist the fight against the effects of the Coronavirus

By |2020-02-20T05:47:12+00:00February 20th, 2020|News|

In the beginning of 2020, an infectious disease named COVID-19 affected China. Chinese health officials have reported tens of thousands of cases of COVID-19 in the country. "Our thoughts and prayers are with all those dealing with the health impacts related to the coronavirus," said Melchers China CEO Anton Melchers. In the fight against the [...]

WeChat mini-programs – a rapidly growing trading channel in China

By |2020-03-25T04:24:21+00:00February 13th, 2020|Posts|

Mini-programs are ‘sub-applications’ for the popular Chinese social media App WeChat. Tencent launched them in early 2017 and they have already become something of a Chinese mobile sensation. Mini-programs offer advanced features to WeChat users so they can turn their individual accounts into platforms for e-commerce, games, local life services and so on. We look at mini-programs, [...]

Chinese and European Aviation Agreements and their Implications for the Aviation Industry

By |2020-03-25T04:19:19+00:00January 16th, 2020|Posts|

Aviation is the safest, fastest and most efficient form of long-distance travel. Globally over 40 million flights took-off in 2016 allowing millions of passengers to reach their destinations safely (Source: IATA). To guarantee the safety of flying, international aviation safety standards were established which need to be implemented correctly to ensure that they fulfill their [...]

Join the Composite Technology Seminar & Expert Forum a day ahead of the Singapore Airshow on February 10, 2020

By |2020-01-09T07:40:41+00:00January 9th, 2020|News|

A day before the Singapore Airshow 2020, Melchers Aviation Technical Services (MATS) together with the French composite repair equipment manufacturer GMI Aero and the Republic Polytechnic School of Engineering are jointly organizing the Composite Technology Seminar & Expert Forum. We are looking forward to your attendance! General Information – Time: Monday February 10, 2020 at [...]