ALNO AG: ALNO partner days with Musterhaus K├╝chen Group in Pfullendorf


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05.09.2011 / 09:56


ALNO partner days with Musterhaus Küchen Group in Pfullendorf

- ALNO AG strengthens cooperation with Musterhaus Küchen Group

- Exclusive look at the 2012 collection

- Chief Sales and Distribution Officer Christoph Fughe: 'Musterhaus Küchen Group and ALNO AG share a tradition that has lasted more than 30 years.'

Pfullendorf, September 5, 2011 - The ALNO partner days with Musterhaus Küchen Group (MHK Group) took place from 2nd to 3rd of September at the ALNO AG headquarters in Pfullendorf. Around 400 customers came to Pfullendorf for an exclusive look at the 2012 collection and to exchange ideas regarding opportunities and developments in the market.

In addition to Mr. Thomas Kugler, Mayor of Pfullendorf, Mr. Dirk Gaerte, Administrator of the Sigmaringen District, was also present.

The ALNO Information Centre (AIZ), at the headquarters in Pfullendorf, was also re-opened. The exhibition centre was closed after the ALNO AG headquarters were relocated to Dusseldorf at the beginning of 2010.

'Musterhaus Küchen Group and ALNO AG share a tradition that has lasted more than 30 years,' said Christoph Fughe, Chief Sales and Distribution Officer at ALNO AG, in his welcoming address. 'We want to build on these traditions and, through our cooperation, continue to grow and benefit from this together. Our customers' needs are of central importance to us. It is our goal to make them our highest priority in all of our planning'.

'ALNO AG, as Germany's second largest kitchen manufacturer, is a strategically important partner for us. We are delighted to demonstrate our cooperation through the ALNO partner days here in Pfullendorf,' said Mr. Strothoff, chairman of the MHK Group.

The MHK Group is the leading collective of medium-sized kitchen and furniture businesses in Europe, where all trade partners benefit from the collective's cooperation as well as first-class purchasing terms. The partnership opens up new growth opportunities for ALNO AG, particularly in other European countries. The company's strategic goal is to significantly increase its foreign sales.

About ALNO AG:
ALNO AG is one of Germany's leading kitchen manufacturers. It has four national production facilities and also a production facility in Dubai, and serves the German and international markets with a full range of kitchens. The ALNO Group has four brands: the core brand ALNO and also WELLMANN (classic/modern), IMPULS (minimalist) and PINO (entry-level prices). ALNO AG has around 7,000 distribution partners and is active in more than 64 countries. In fiscal year 2010 around 1,787 employees recorded revenues of approx. EUR 467.3 million. Foreign sales accounted for 28.4% of revenues.

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