Current funding for material efficiency projects of up to 67 percent 25.05.2011, Herzogenrath – economic growth announced by all sides provides small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face a further challenge: to get the necessary USD, they strive currently in vain for an expansion of credit. There are the possibility to reduce the largest cost block by improving the efficiency of the material in the industrial sector. For SMEs, the State currently encourages such optimization projects. Because the conditions for these promotions will change in the short term, manufacturing companies should act quickly with less than 250 employees and apply for their funding. Their expertise from many successful projects provides the Abels & Kemmner GmbH SMEs to improve the efficiency of the material free of charge in information meetings and webinars. Change the eligibility conditions were already planned for April 2011 while the economy in Germany is further booming, have particularly small and medium-sized manufacturing companies with rising material costs to fight. These are around 45% of the annual corporate cost and thus still far ahead of personnel costs, representing approximately 18% according to statistical Federal Office. Investment in own growth is hardly possible under these conditions.
For SMEs, the Federal Ministry of Economics and technology (BMWi) has launched therefore a funding program in the life which subsidized consulting, coaching and training with regard to material efficiency today with up to 67%. Dr. Gotz-Andreas Kemmner, Managing Director of Abels & Kemmner Gesellschaft fur Unternehmensberatung mbH to the conditions of the pulse program: The eligibility conditions will change in the next few months. Us information available, that a change was already planned to April 1, 2011, delayed due to date problems between BMWi and Treasury but.” Promotion only for companies up to 249 employees projects, to reduce the proportion of material to the total cost of the company contribute dispositive, constructive and organizational measures, such as potential analyses are.