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Businesses in China dealing with COVID -19, an interview with Melchers’ China CEO

By |2020-07-02T14:28:44+00:00July 2nd, 2020|News|

Today we interview one of our strategic partners, Anton Melchers, the CEO of Melchers China. Establishing its first Asian branch in 1866 in Hong Kong, Melchers Company is engaged in doing business with China ever since. Melchers focuses on selling luxury goods, machinery, industrial materials and spare parts in China for automotive, aviation, packaging and [...]

Asia.Revisited: “You cannot Skype a Handshake”

By |2020-06-24T03:37:34+00:00June 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Melchers GmbH & Co. is a diversified services and sales company with an extended network throughout Asia. One of their core competences is the sales, installation and servicing of technical equipment ranging from scientific instruments to high end machines and industrial software solutions. Melchers has close partnerships with many European technology companies, also VDMA members. [...]

Asia Revisited – How to continue managing your operations in Asia post COVID-19

By |2020-06-17T01:44:50+00:00June 17th, 2020|News|

Are you rethinking your strategy and regional set up in Asia as a consequence of the impact of COVID-19 on your business? Success in Asia is based on a strong local presence. But how to ensure this effectively, lean, and cost-efficient in the Post-COVID-19 world? With more than 1,000 employees in Asia, the Melchers Group can be [...]

Megacity Cluster Series Part 2:Yangtze River Delta

By |2020-06-11T00:35:40+00:00June 11th, 2020|Posts|

The development of urban agglomerations is an important way to realize China’s five development concepts of innovation, harmonization, green, openness and sharing, an important carrier for China to compete with other countries at political, economic and cultural levels and a bridge that connects the regional economy with the global economic network system. With the strong [...]

Dr. Franz Koehler Chemie GmbH (Germany) Establishes a Joint Venture in Beijing, China with Melchers Group and Cicel

By |2020-06-03T04:27:25+00:00June 2nd, 2020|News|

Beijing, June 2020   In order to provide better, faster and more attentive services to hospitals and clinicians, Dr. Franz Koehler Chemie GmbH Germany has set up the Joint Venture Company Koehler Pharmaceuticals (Beijing) Ltd.  in China. The new company will centrally manage and operate the business of CUSTODIOL® for cardiac- and transplant surgery in [...]

China’s automotive aftermarket presents huge commercial potential

By |2020-05-28T06:02:58+00:00May 28th, 2020|Posts|

China’s automotive market has grown impressively over the last decade. Associated markets such as the automotive aftermarket can easily be left out of the limelight, but it’s a colossal and highly impressive market in its own right.  The aftermarket is concerned with the manufacturing, remanufacturing, distribution, retailing and installation of vehicle parts, chemicals, equipment and accessories. [...]

The Store of the Future – Post COVID-19

By |2020-05-21T02:38:37+00:00May 21st, 2020|Posts|

The outbreak of COVID-19 is transforming the economy and consumer habits that will have a long term impact on how people shop and what role retail stores will play in the future. Considering these trends, we imagine what the store of the future will look like. Virtual Stores and Online/Offline Integration The outbreak of COVID-19 [...]

Webinar Record: China’s emergence from the crisis – an opportunity for German companies

By |2020-05-20T09:17:00+00:00May 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

On May 13, 2020, Melchers China together with the China Competence Center of the IHK Frankfurt am Main and Darmstadt and the AHK Greater China had hosted a Webinar “China’s emergence from the crisis – an opportunity for German companies”. The Webinar looked at the situation of German companies in China in the light of [...]

How to leverage the potential of Douyin for a marketing strategy

By |2020-05-14T04:09:44+00:00May 14th, 2020|Posts|

Most of us outside of China are already familiar with Douyin, but under a different name – Tik Tok. You’ve probably seen videos made viral on either of these platforms, which then get shared all over other social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram. Consisting of short looped videos 15-60 seconds long, Douyin and [...]

Megacity Cluster Series Part 1: Jing-Jin-Ji

By |2020-05-07T04:45:14+00:00May 7th, 2020|Posts|

With almost 1.4 billion people, China is the most populated country in the world. Since the beginning of China's reform and opening up policy under Deng Xiaoping almost 40 years ago, the country has developed from an agrarian state to the second largest economy in the world. This development has been driven in particular by [...]