- ‘Intelligent Compressors Today and for Tomorrow’
The 2016 Bitzer Strategy Conference - for the Asia Pacific Distribution area was held from May 23 to 25 in Kyoto, a city with over a millennium of history which is in the heart of Japan. In the elegant and graceful atmosphere of Kyoto, the conference attracted about 90 people from Bitzer Asia Pacific distributors and Bitzer’s subsidiaries.
To start the cultural exchange in beautiful Kyoto, the first order of business was to ‘break the sake barrel’ in an opening ceremony. After that, everyone raised a wooden cup filled with sake in a toast.
Bitzer Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Gianni Parlanti opened the conference with the theme of ‘Intelligent compressors today and for tomorrow’. At the opening Mr. Parlanti showed a video of Mr. Peter Schaufler, Bitzer’s former CEO who passed away last year, and praised his achievements. The conference was also attended by Rainer Grosse-Kracht, chief technology officer, Kristian Strand, director marketing and business development, and Volkmar Pfeil, sales engineer in charge of the region. JARN staff participated in the conference and learned about Bitzer’s technology innovation and future vision.