Balda AG engages in the development, manufacture, and refining of precision components made from plastics. The company offers its products to its customers in the mobile phone, automotive, and medical industries. The company’s also engages in the tool making, manufacturing processes and surface engineering world wide. Divisions Products and Services Balda AG manages its business in three divisions: Infocom, Automotive, and Medical. Infocom Division Balda produces plastic components for mobile phone products for the mobile phone manufacturers and suppliers, such as Alcatel, Motorola, Nokia, Siemens, ZTE and SonyEricsson. The company produces components and systems for all the mobile phones on the market: from flip-phones to mobile phones with cameras. The infocom product portfolio include: A and B covers, Electronics carriers (C covers), Interchangeable covers, Displays, Operating elements, Keypads, and Battery cases. It also offers electronics components, such as keypad circuit boards, loudspeakers, microphones and LCDs (liquid crystal displays). Automotive Division In the Automotive division the company produces components and systems for the interior and exterior of cars. The interior product portfolio includes switches, decorative trim elements for air conditioning and control systems, as well as speedometer icon screens. The surface finish specialists also electroplate plastic and metal interior door handles. For the exterior of the vehicle, the Automotive division manufactures door mirror housings, front-end modules, such as the radiator grille, brand logos and decorative trim. The company supplies manufacturers of car radios with front panels and control elements. The customer portfolio includes German, European and Asian manufacturers, as well as TIER1 suppliers. Medical Division The company, through its subsidiary Balda Medical, develops and produces plastic components for the medical engineering and pharmaceuticals industries. The company’s medical division offers technical and medical advances are driving innovation in diagnostic and therapeutic instruments. It also offers diagnostics (lancing device for diabetics) and primary packaging for pharmaceutics (dry-powder inhalers/ tube packaging). In 2004 Balda Medical also produced the Accu-Check Softclix lancing device for Roche Diagnostics. Diabetics use this particularly ergonomic and user-friendly product in ballpoint pen format to monitor their blood sugar levels regularly and independently. Significant Events Balda AG has formed a joint venture with the Taiwanese company AVY, which manufactures metal casings for cameras. Balda holds 60% in the joint venture.
balda ag (BAF:Xetra)
Bergkirchener Strasse 228
Bad Oeynhausen, 32549
Phone: 49 5734 922 0
Fax: 49 5734 922 2604www.balda.de
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