The 2022 sponsors
ABOUT THE ALUFLEXPACK GROUP
With over 40 years of experience, operating in European and global markets, Aluflexpack Group (Aluflexpack) provides premium flexible packaging barrier solutions to a variety of well-known brands of leading European and international companies.
We operate through 13 locations in Europe, with headquarters in Switzerland, sales and administrative office in Austria, a logistics centre and sales office in Poland, and modern production plants in Croatia, France, Poland, Switzerland and Turkey.
High quality packaging solutions for various end markets
Our competence is the development and manufacturing of packaging solutions using aluminium as a preferred material, as well as plastic and paper-based packaging solutions on an industrial scale for the Coffee & Tea, Confectionery, Dairy, Other food, Other non-food, Pet food and Pharmaceutical industry.
Aluflexpack serves these markets with high-quality products, such as foils/films, lids, pouches and containers/capsules. The Group operates an integrated value chain, which enables it to create synergies between its production sites and deliver optimal service quality, flexibility, agility and reliability in day-to-day operations as well as competence in the development of new and existing products.
We are the partner of choice for the development and large-scale industrial manufacturing of premium flexible packaging and barrier solutions in high demanding end markets.
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"On our journey we need young minds that can come up with interesting and sustainable business ideas"
Johannes Steurer, CEO Aluflexpack Group
Why does Aluflexpack support this project?
Being a part of this project, you as students are solving real-life challenges to exercise your current skillsets, integrate theory with practice, tackle real business issues, experience decision making in real-time projects and develop your creativity and critical thinking.
We at Aluflexpack believe that students have a large potential to develop business ideas that can materialize in successful endeavours. For this reason, we encourage students to apply their entrepreneurial skills by developing a sustainable and financially profitable business model in the packaging industry, which would highlight our commitment as a reliable brand that operates and develops in harmony with nature and society.
About Siemens Austria
In Austria, Siemens is one of the country's leading technology companies. A total of around 8,900 people work for Siemens in Austria. Sales in the 2021 financial year were around 2.7 billion euros. The company focuses on the areas of intelligent infrastructure for buildings and decentralized energy systems, automation and digitization in the process and manufacturing industry, and intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport. Automation technologies, software and data analytics play a major role in these areas. With all its plants, globally active competence centers and regional expertise in every federal state, Siemens Austria makes a significant contribution to domestic value creation. Siemens Austria has business responsibility for the domestic market and for another 20 countries (Central and Southeastern Europe region and Israel).
Digital Industries (DI) from Siemens is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Working closely with partners and customers, DI drives digital transformation in the process and manufacturing industries. With the Digital Enterprise portfolio, Siemens offers companies of all sizes end-to-end products, solutions and services for the integration and digitization of the entire value chain. Siemens Digital Industries employs around 76,000 people worldwide. Further information at www.siemens.at .
Let's rethink the future
Digitization does not replace people, it rather expands their possibilities.
The UNIQA Group is one of the leading insurance groups in its core markets in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe. We are on the ground with around 40 companies in 18 countries and have around 15.5 million customers. With UNIQA and Raiffeisen Versicherung, we have the two strongest insurance brands in Austria and are well positioned in the CEE markets.
Who is actually behind the "we"?
"We", that is about 23,500 UNIQA employees and exclusive sales partners of which about 6,000 are active in Austria. "We", that is people from many different countries, with different mother tongues, skin colors, and genders. "We", that is a colorful, committed team united by a common goal: to offer our customers a level of security that makes their lives and those of their families easier.
We are involved as a sponsor of the Business Case Challenge because sustainable and responsible entrepreneurship is more than just lip service for us.
We are also involved because we are constantly looking for talented people - like you. We are looking for people with stories, we are looking for people with their own ideas and opinions.
The Austrian Chamber of Commerce (WKÖ) – working for companies
Responsible for the entire Austrian federal territory, the WKÖ is the largest and most comprehensive self-governing body within the organization of the Chamber of Commerce.
The Austrian Chamber of Commerce represents more than 540,000 member companies. As the strong voice of companies, we are committed to future-oriented and business-friendly policies, e.g. tax relief, bureaucracy reduction, subsidies.
We promote the economy with a wide range of services.
The Chamber of Commerce is a modern service provider and offers fast and competent advice, from labor law to customs information.
We support Austrian companies with our know-how.
With our educational institutions - WIFI, technical colleges - we contribute to strengthening the competitiveness of the local economy.
Austrian Chamber of Commerce – promoting entrepreneurship
As a representative of the interests of the local economy, we want to promote entrepreneurship in Austria with our activities. It is our goal to strengthen and consolidate the entrepreneurial spirit and to anchor corporate values more firmly. Because Austrian companies create growth and prosperity and find solutions to our economic and social challenges.
Entrepreneurial and economic thinking creates perspectives and opportunities for a crisis-resistant economy and a sustainable future. As the Austrian Chamber of Commerce, our focus is on making Austria fit for the future as a business location and creating the necessary framework conditions. Austrian entrepreneurs must remain competitive in the international environment.
We support the Business Case Challenge as the Austrian Chamber of Commerce so that school and university students gain insight into the diversity of the corporate landscape and thus get to know and pass on the high value of entrepreneurship. We are pleased to be able to attract young adults to strengthen the economy and to arouse interest in entrepreneurship.
Leitbetriebe Austria has represented the exemplary companies of the Austrian economy for more than 30 years. The showcase companies, which have been honored on the basis of a comprehensive qualification process, meet the pressing challenges of our time with innovative concepts, a consistent focus on sustainable corporate success, and social responsibility. Leitbetriebe Austria offers a unique platform to proactively intensify the exchange of practical know-how across industry and federal state borders. Together with the certified leading companies, Leitbetriebe Austria sets milestones for the sustainable further development of Austria as a business location.
(Managing Director Leitbetriebe Austria):
"Courage and creativity are important raw materials for today's economy and even more so for the economy of the future. But raw materials have to be promoted so that they can be used, and that is exactly what the Business Case Challenge achieves. I would be very pleased if some of the ideas developed within this framework were also implemented. Willingness to innovate is a common characteristic of the certified Leitbetriebe and we are excited about young people who show the courage and creativity to succeed in this Challenge now and dynamically develop Austria as a business location in the future."
intior supports small companies in their growth. The BCC presents an opporuntity much earlier than this - and is therefore a perfect fit for us. We thank intior for their generous support!
Procter & Gamble
We thank Proctor & Gamble for their generous support!
COSMO CONSULT GmbH
We thank Cosmo Consult GmbH for supporting the Business Case Challenge 2022!
EHL Immobilien GmbH
We are very pleased that EHL Immobilien GmbH is supporting the Business Case Challenge 2022 as a sponsor.