Press release wpi 481/ 0413
Area: company news
Merkel and Putin visit ifm at Hannover Messe.
Hanover/Essen, 08 April 2013 ...
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Merkel and Putin visit ifm at Hannover Messe.

Today at 9:00am (local time), the world's largest industrial fair has opened its gates for five days in Hanover. Accompanied by Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel also visited the stand of ifm electronic, a globally acting family-owned company, on her traditional opening tour.
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  • 1. Press release wpi 481/ 0413 Area: company news Merkel and Putin visit ifm at Hannover Messe. Hanover/Essen, 08 April 2013 – Today at 9:00am (local time), the world's largest industrial fair has opened its gates for five days in Hanover. Accompanied by Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel also visited the stand of ifm electronic, a globally acting family-owned company, on her traditional opening tour. Both politicians used this opportunity to inform themselves about the most recent developments in the sensor and automation industry. Dr Merkel was particularly interested in current company figures and sales expectations as well as planned investments in Germany. The Russian President informed himself about the company's engagement with regard to emerging markets in Russia. During the conversation with the Chancellor, Michael Marhofer, Chairman and Managing Director of ifm, clearly emphasised his commitment to Germany: "For a technical company with rapid innovation cycles, there is hardly a better location. From here, we have the best possible conditions to develop in all directions - for example, also into the Russian market, which we have been developing consistently for 10 years now and which offers interesting prospects for growth." On ifm electronic Measuring and controlling – with more than 5,000 employees in 70 countries, ifm electronic is among the worldwide leaders in the sensor and automation industry. The ifm stand at Hannover Messe is in hall 9. wpi_481_print.jpg Chancellor Merkel visits ifm at Hannover Messe. Text and images are available on our website at: http://www.ifm.com/gb/press Contact ifm electronic gmbh Friedrichstr. 1 45128 Essen Germany www.ifm.com E-Mail: info@ifm.com Simone Felderhoff Press officer Tel. +49 (0)201 / 24 22-1411 simone.felderhoff@ifm.com

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