TEKA GmbH: 2011
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Friday 23. Dec 2011
Merry Christmas and all the best for 2012
We would like to thank our customers and business partners for the good cooperation the confidence and fidelity.

It was also your effort that TEKA could achieve a fantastic result in 2011. For more than 16 years we are now working on one target:

To realise the best solution for clean air at the workplace.

So we hope that our cooperation could also contribute to the success of your company and that you will continue to trust in TEKA in 2012.

We wish you a delightful and Merry Christmas and
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Friday 11. Nov 2011
TEKA takes part in career orientation day
Of course, the Velen-based company TEKA GmbH could not be missing at the career orientation day organized by the secondary school of Velen-Ramsdorf. Employee Leo Weinbender seized the opportunity on this day to present the different perspectives of recognized training occupations in the technical and commercial area. Furthermore, the students could learn first-hand what it is like to enter the professional world at the company TEKA GmbH through
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Thursday 10. Nov 2011
TEKA takes part in essential exhibition in the Benelux count
Together with its local partner CBL - Welding bvba, TEKA presented its varied product portfolio of extraction units for welding fumes during the exhibition “Welding Week”. Thanks to more than 8,000 visitors on the exhibition site, TEKA could take a positive stock of the participation in the trade fair. According to Leo Weinbender, employee of the company based in Velen, “it was possible to establish numerous new contacts”. In addition, existing
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Thursday 10. Nov 2011
TEKA takes positive stock of ECOQ in Qatar
In cooperation with its local partner IDARAT Business & Development , company TEKA also participated in the international trade fair ECOQ in Doha, that took place for the first time. As an expert for clean air at the workplace, the company based in Velen took advantage of the developments in modern green technologies that were presented at ECOQ. The employees Sven Hirtz and Elie Daher gave an interesting and instructing talk about occupational safety.
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Monday 24. Oct 2011
More information at a glance
TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie constantly optimizes its websites to offer customers a better overview over the company and its extraction units. From now on, the category “Products” appears in a new design.

When you click on an article from now on, you get all relevant information at a glance. You can find different versions of a product, a detailed description of its characteristics and functioning, technical data as well as indications concerning spare parts.

Wednesday 19. Oct 2011
One-day intern gets a taste of professional life at TEKA’s
Nils Höltermann looks curiously at the monitor in front of him. At first, the tangle of lines and circles does not appear to make any sense. But just some clicks of Lydia Wenzel are enough to recognize an extraction unit.

The TEKA trainee introduces the eighth grade student of the St. Georg secondary school in Vreden with patience into the basics of technical drawing. Like about 100 other pupils from Vreden and Stadtlohn, the 14-year old seizes the opportunity to get a glimpse of the
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Tuesday 18. Oct 2011
TEKA has a new web address
TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie has a new, catchy web address. From now on, interested persons can reach the homepage at http://www.teka.eu. In order to address inquiries via email, you can contact our employees at web@teka.eu or sales@teka.eu. By phone, we are available for customers as usual from Monday to Friday between 7:30 am and 5 pm at the free German hotline +49 800835 2225 or at the international hotline +49(0)2863-92820.

Tuesday 11. Oct 2011
TEKA trainee Marcel Röttger was honoured for his top perfor
Marcel Röttger recently experienced exciting hours. The former trainee from Südlohn who has finished his vocational training as technical draughtsman at TEKA in July could walk down the red carpet like a star to enter the spinning mill of the Bocholt Museum of Industry . About 400 guests already waited for him and 124 other former trainees from the district of Borken.

All of them had one thing in common: They have
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Friday 07. Oct 2011
TEKA congratulates its partner A+B Werkzeuge Maschinen Hande
A + B Werkzeuge Maschinen Handels GmbH from Ahaus has every reason to celebrate these days. For 25 years, the company is the right partner when it comes to buying new or used machines and power tools.

The management as well as the whole team of TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie GmbH also congratulates the company sincerely on its anniversary. “Reliability, respectability and long experience are values that do not only lead the way for
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Thursday 06. Oct 2011
Trade fairs cast their shadows
Two important trade fairs in which TEKA will participate cast their shadows. From 16th to 18th of October, the company specialized in extraction technology will take part in the international trade fair for environment protection ECOQ in Qatar together with its partner IDARAT – Business & Development.

For the first time, state of the art products will be presented on a surface of 10,000 square metres on the premises of
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Thursday 22. Sep 2011
TEKA is pioneer for certified safety
First central unit in the world was certified five years ago

TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie plays a vanguard role when it comes to certified safety of its extraction and filter units. Five years ago, the company located in Velen in the region of Westphalia, was the first to receive a certification for one of its central extraction units on the basis of the international standard DIN EN ISO 15012-1.

We have seen and seized the opportunity not only to certify mobile, but also
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Tuesday 30. Aug 2011
TEKA exhibits at the DVS Expo in Hamburg
From September 27 to 29, the trade fair DVS Expo in Hamburg will attract experts from all over the world. 126 exhibitors inform about recent trends in joining, cutting and surfacing technology. TEKA will also be represented. At the TEKA stand (hall H, stand H-A39), our qualified employees will inform the visitors about new and approved extraction and filter units as well as about the varied applications.

Wednesday 24. Aug 2011
TEKA looks for trainees for 2012
Only well-trained qualified employees guarantee a company’s innovation and competitiveness in the long term. That is why TEKA takes itself charge of its junior employees’ vocational training.

This way, the company also lives up to its social responsibility. Not only it accompanies them on their way towards their professional life, but also it offers them concrete development and future perspectives within an innovative and promising sector.

Currently, nine young people complete a
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Monday 22. Aug 2011
Remove dust safely
TEKA develops filter unit with barrel disposal

Laser applications often produce large amounts of dust, sometimes containing dangerous pollutants. Extraction and filter units remove the emissions from the air. However, even when removing the dust out of the devices, you have to be very careful. That is why TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie has further developed its filter unit
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Wednesday 17. Aug 2011
DVS-TV reports on TEKA’s commitment
DVS-TV, the news broadcast of DVS Media and KNM Krammer Neue Medien reported once again on TEKA. Among others, the 33rd issue of the newsletter dealt with the company’s commitment to the bionics study program at the Gelsenkirchen University of Applied Sciences. The subsidiary of the German Association for Welding and Allied Processes informs about new developments in the joining, separating and coating technology. You can
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Tuesday 02. Aug 2011
TEKA welcomes new trainees
The TEKA team welcomed three new trainees on August 1 in his premises in Velen. Julia Twyhues from Gescher and Janik Wolf from Velen will complete a vocational training as technical sales representatives, Lydia Wenzel from Alstätte will undergo a training as technical product designer.

Thus, the number of trainees at the specialist for clean air at the workplace increases to nine young people in total that are accompanied by the team on their way towards their professional life.

“On the
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Development engineer Jens Gutheim conveies essential knowledges to Julia Wenzel.
Trainiee Julia Nienhaus (r.) is familiarized into the duties of a technical product designer.
TEKA-Geschäftsführer: "Wir möchten jungen Menschen zanlreiche Entwicklungschancen bieten."

Thursday 28. Jul 2011
Automotive supplier relies on approved TEKA extraction techn
A well-known automotive, electronics/ industrial and medical supplier continues to use the approved TEKA extraction technology. For two years, two filter units of the type FILTERCUBE extract reliably emissions produced for example by laser welding. The management grasped the restructuring of one branch of production as an opportunity to buy a further medium pressure system to protect the existing
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For several years, the FILTERCUBES extract reliably the emissions produced for example by laser welding.

Wednesday 27. Jul 2011
European Union co-finances TEKA-extraction unit
The Barnim center of competence for welding and metal was recently supplied with state of the art TEKA extraction technology by its longstanding trade partner STB Schweißtechnik from Neuenhagen. The training center was built in 1992 and is a TÜV certified welding training and testing facility sponsored by the Berufsbildungs GmbH Eberswalde.

Funded by the EU and the city of Eberswalde, the extraction and
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The European Union funded the purchase of the extraction unit.

Wednesday 20. Jul 2011
TEKA congratulates Thomas Bricke on the passed exam
After the end of his vocational training, Thomas Bricke leaves TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie with mixed feelings. “Although I’m happy that I have finished the exams and that I have successfully completed the training, it is a pity that the time at TEKA is over now. I learnt very much and made a lot of friends” he says, taking a positive stock of his two-year training period.

This evaluation is shared by Berthold Schücker, training manager and manager of the sales department,
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Friday 01. Jul 2011
Marcel Röttger passes exam with flying colours
Marcel Röttger, trainee at TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie GmbH, has passed his final exam to become a draftsman (specialized in mechanical and plant engineering) with the grade “very good” (grade A). Thus, he is among the 18 best students of his year. In total, 79 draftsmen took the exam at the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce for the region Northern Westphalia (Industrie- und Handelskammer Nord Westfalen).

“We are very proud of Marcel Röttger and congratulate him on
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Thursday 30. Jun 2011
TEKA represented twice in “Der Praktiker“
In the issue of June 2011, the specialist journal “Der Praktiker” wrote twice about TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie. The issue was mostly dedicated to the topics of occupational safety and environmental protection within a company and presented the research project on filtration technology in which the company based in Velen takes part as well as a big project on fume and dust extraction at the company Stadler Rail Hungary Kft. Click here to
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“Our aim is to develop an individually adapted solution for each costumer. In case of Stadler, we have once again fulfilled this ambition“, managing director Ludger Hoffstädte explains.

Thursday 30. Jun 2011
TEKA strengthens cooperation with partner from Kuwait
Managing director of Arabi Entertech KSC visits Velen

John Mathew, managing director of Arabi Entertech KSC recently paid a short visit to the site of TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie. The business partner of the company based in Kuwait had only arrived in Velen in the morning and already headed on to Paris in the afternoon.

The reason for his visit: For about two years, Arabi Entertech KSC sells extraction and filter
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Thursday 09. Jun 2011
Pioneers explore „nature’s treasures“
Inauguration of bionics building in Bocholt

Pioneer work is done in the recently created study program “bionics” at the Gelsenkirchen University of Applied Sciences . The program that combines biological and technical findings started at the university’s branch in Bocholt only in the last winter term, with 60 students – of which 25 percent women. The inauguration of the new laboratory building that the university built for about
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The architect Cäcilia Eing symbolically handed over a key to the president of the university, Prof. Dr. Bernd Kriegesmann.
The mayor of Velen, Dr. Christian Schulze Pellengahr (on the left), was also introduced into the world of bionics by a student.

Friday 03. Jun 2011
More efficient engines reduce costs and rest the environment
Deadline for the“regulation on electric motors“ on 16 June

Cutting energy costs in the long-term andprotecting the environment – companies can connect both aims thanks to the „regulation on electric motors“( regulation (EC) No 640/2009) in force for about two years. The effective day is the 16 June 2011. From then on, motor manufacturers may only supply producers with
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TEKA will gradually use motors according to the new efficiency class.

Wednesday 01. Jun 2011
Filter unit “BlowTec“ ensures a good room climate
From now on, TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie offers its costumers the “BlowTec”, an optimized solution for the hall filtration that can be seen from June 6th to 9th at the trade fair Blechexpo (hall 6, stand 6404) in Stuttgart. The central extraction and filter unit that is part of the approved AIRTECH-series is specially developed to be used in industrial companies where a local extraction cannot be realised or where the unit
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Filtercube 4 includes four filter cartridges which have a filter area of 100 square meter.

Tuesday 31. May 2011
A talk given in Doha met with a good response
For the second time, TEKA takes part in the „Project Qatar“ in cooperation with IDARAT

A large interested audience – some listeners wearing long, white caftans and traditional Arabian headgear – recently crowded the rows of the seminar room at the trade fair Project Qatar 2011 that took place in the Arabian city of Doha. The reason: TEKA sales representatives Sven Hirtz and Elie Daher gave a talk on how companies can create a
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HE Sheik Adbulrahma​n Fahed Al-Thani (2.v.l.), chairman of IDARAT Business & Developmen​t, in conversation with visitors of the trade fair.

Thursday 26. May 2011
An outstanding partnership pays off
For more than ten years already, Clean-Lasersysteme and TEKA are connected through a unique partnership. Whereas the company based in Herzogenrath produces laser technology for mobile use that cleans surfaces with the help of light in an environmentally-friendly way and recently received the German Environmental Award, TEKA provides the corresponding innovative suction technology.

Now a costumer will be supplied with an extraction and
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Filtercube 4 includes four filter cartridges which have a filter area of 100 square meter.
At this juncture the pipeline becomes attached that exhausts smokes and dusts.

Friday 13. May 2011
Concerted Talk to skilled personnel from tomorrow
TEKA presents itself on the career day in Gelsenkirchen for the first time

“The interest of the students exists. The career day at the University of Applied Science in Gelsenkirchen" showed it to me”, strikes Friedhelm Budnick, executive from the TEKA-IT-department, as a positive balance of the event. The producer of extraction units took part in this fair for the first time. It affords students the chance to get into a closer contact
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The TEKA-employees answered all questions of the students.
The TEKA-employees answered all questions of the students.
The TEKA-employees answered all questions of the students.
The TEKA-employees answered all questions of the students.
TEKA-CEO Jürgen Kemper: "Companies need to take the search for experts in their own hands."

Thursday 12. May 2011
Security in a miniature size
TEKA takes part in a research project for filter technology
How can labour protection in the area of filter technology be improved, the environment exculpated and the costs of the customers reduced at the same time? With these questions several leading technology companies occupy during a research project in which TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie takes part. For the second work meeting of the project called “intelligent filter control” the network partners recently meet each
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Participants under discussion with TEKA business manager Jürgen Kemper (2nd from the left) and Klaus Gärtner, executive of the development department (left).
TEKA customer adviser Uwe Heinz explained the filter technique that TEKA uses.
TEKA customer adviser Uwe Heinz showed different types of extraction units together with its filter technique to the participants.

Wednesday 04. May 2011
TEKA aids building up a children’s home in Japan
The sky was clear and blue when football players from Ahaus, Vreden and Stadtlohn recently did their best at a charity-tournament named “Kick for Japan”. It was a successful event in the city park of Ahaus – not only for the visitors but also for the organizer Kellerkinder e.V.. More than 20.000 Euros were collected for the good cause from company donations and sales of lottery tickets. Numerous companies and the audience dug deep into their
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Michael Schaedel (co-founder of “Kellerkinder e.V.”) with the patrons Felix Büter (mayor of Ahaus), Bernd Kemper (1st deputy of Stadtlohn) and Christoph Holtwisch (mayor of Vreden) (from the left)
Georg Geers who wore the TEKA tricot did his best
Junior and senior players from SpVgg Vreden, Eintracht Ahaus and SuS Stadtlohn (from the left) kicked for children in Japan

Wednesday 27. Apr 2011
TEKA informs about occupational and environmental protection
In cooperation with its sales partner IDARAT – Business & Development , TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie participates at Project Qatar 2011 from 2 to 5 May. After the successful première in the last year, the renowned trade fair represents an opportunity for the company to meet once again decision-makers in the sector of plant engineering from the Middle East.

Questions related to
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Tuesday 26. Apr 2011
TEKA takes part in the 11th Deutscher Brennschneidtag fair
A special programme is scheduled on Thursday and Friday, 5 and 6 June in the theatre and concert hall in Solingen. The location where usually actors and musicians come and go will heat up during these days. Under the slogan “Stahl schneiden – was sonst“ (Cutting steel – what else) the “Deutsche Schneidverband” (German cutting association) invites everyone interested to visit the 11th Deutscher Brennschneidtag in the
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Wednesday 13. Apr 2011
„FILTERCUBES“ protect laser systems
A well-known automotive supplier fits its machinery with further TEKA extraction units. The company already uses filter technology made in Velen all over the world. Now the group has ordered three central extraction and filter units of the type “FILTERCUBE from a TEKA system supplier with the intention to protect laser systems of different sizes from immissions.

The problem: During laser welding
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Tuesday 29. Mar 2011
TEKA wins largest single contracts in England and Poland
In the first quarter of 2011, TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie has received an enormous amount of orders – especially in the European foreign countries. Recently, the expert for clean air at the workplace secured orders for the two largest single projects in England and Poland ever since the company was founded.

Together with the long-standing trading partnerflextraction, TEKA provides a large steel and metals distributor in Great Britain
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Friday 18. Mar 2011
TEKA was honoured for 10 years of membership in the DVS
Recently, TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie received special honours because the company is member of the Deutscher Verband für Schweißen und verwandte Verfahren e.V. (DVS, German Association for welding and related processes) for ten years already. At the annual general meeting of the association’s regional section in Gelsenkirchen, Berthold Schücker, head of the sales department, was handed a certificate with a note of
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Monday 14. Mar 2011
France for beginners
TEKA shares its knowledge about business relations
The „Target market France - Germany's leading export market“ was at the center of interest at a meeting of local entrepeneurs. The corporation for economic development in the district of Borken together with the bank VR-Bank Westmünsterland and the group AHP have
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Friday 11. Mar 2011
Pupils delighted by the diversity of careers at TEKA
Last Thursday, the premises of TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie attracted a whole bunch of young people. About 20 pupils of the secondary school in Velen/Ramsdorf did not have their normal lessons this day but discovered the production hall and the offices of the expert for occupational safety. Instead of mathematics and German, filter technology was on the curriculum. On the whole, more than 90 ninth graders visited different local companies on this morning to learn more about careers
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Leo Weinbender, employee of the export department, showed the pupils how the extraction units work.
Leo Weinbender, employee of the export department, showed the pupils how the extraction units work.
Leo Weinbender, employee of the export department, showed the pupils how the extraction units work.

Tuesday 22. Feb 2011
Specialist magazine publishs report about TEKA
Noise and dust strain the work during grinding. Both carry health risks and restrains the manufacturing process. How the plants of TEKA reduce the noise level and contaminant-laden particles in the air at Fritzmeier Systems describes an article in German language. It has been published in the current issue of the specialist magazine "Schleifen + Polieren".
The modular construction of the ZPF enables a individual adjustment to the areal conditions of the customer.
The FILTERCUBE eliminates harmful particles to more than 99 percent out of air.
Erwin Telöken explained the advantages of TEKA-plants in the specialist magazine Schleifen + Polieren.
The completed cabins in the quality check of Fritzmeier Cabs.

Friday 18. Feb 2011
New video presents the assets of “filtoo”
A new video about „filtoo“ is available on the website at TEKA-TV. The film is around two minutes long and outlines the various applications of the mobile suction and filter unit such as in the metal-processing industry, the electronics industry or in laboratories. TEKA account representative Uwe Heinz, who is very familiar with the device, explains typical characteristics and assets in this film, for example the high, IFA-certified
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Monday 14. Feb 2011
TEKA in specialist magazine AGRARTECHNIK
The specialist magazine AGRARTECHNIK, the widest-circulation magazine for trade, B2B and service in agricultural, forest and construction machines technology in Germany, reported in its february-edition about TEKA. The article gives an overview about the priorities, goods and services and also the aims of the company. The complete article can be refered in German language under press

Friday 28. Jan 2011
Pupils are on the trail of their dream jobs
Three eight-grade pupils get to know different professions at TEKA’s

14-year-old Jan smiles from ear to ear: „I really learnt very much for myself today.“ The eight-grade pupil from Gescher got a glimpse of the work at TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie together with his classmates Denise and Johannes.

On the whole, 80 pupils from the secondary schools Don Bosco-Schule in Gescher and Hohe-Giethorst-Schule in Bocholt took part in the project called “Dream Job”, for the
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Johannes gaines many experiences.
TEKA-employee Markus Konert explains the filter units to the pupils.
TEKA-employee Markus Konert explains the filter units to the pupils.

Friday 28. Jan 2011
SteelFab attracts many visitors in the Middle East
TEKA lives up to an earlier success
The opening ceremony of this year’s SteelFab was very impressive. Many visitors from all countries of the Arab world eagerly waited until the ribbons in the entrance hall were cut. After the official inauguration, a stream of visitors entered the extensive halls of the expo centre in Sharjah. From 17th to 20th of January, everything revolved around innovations in the metal working and steel fabrication
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Employee Elie Daher (l.) informs visitors about the filter unit "STRONGMASTER".
TEKA-employee Elie Daher (l.) with Geo Abraham (Arabi Entertech, TEKAs partner in Kuwait).
Visitors had a close look at diverse models of the mobile filter units of TEKA.
The opening of the SteelFab 2011 was very festivly.

Thursday 27. Jan 2011
New control unit provides high user comfort
Higher safety requirements
In order to accommodate higher safety requirements, TEKA added numerous functions to the new control unit for extraction devices. Among these features is for instance the analysis of the particle sensor that triggers off several fire protection measures in case of fire. The engine monitoring indicates troubles such as a wrong sense of rotation, overheating, phase failure and overcurrent in time. Due to this, the user is able to prevent from the outset serious
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Wednesday 19. Jan 2011
TEKA expands its service hours
TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie has changed its office hours. From now on, the employees are available longer than before for their costumers and for those who are interested in information. “Our qualified staff is ready to answer questions on our products, to help in case of problems and to fix appointments from Monday to Friday, 7.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. In expanding our service hours, we can react even more flexibly to the wishes and requests of our
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Tuesday 18. Jan 2011
TEKA strengthens its relations with the Middle East
Partner from Qatar visits the company

TEKA Absaug- und Entsorgungstechnologie has recently maintained its links to the Middle East. Johnny Rawass, Chief Executive Officer of IDARAT – Business & Development visited Velen for the first time in order to inform himself about the latest developments within the company and to intensify his contacts with the management. TEKA’s local partner in Qatar has already been selling the extraction and filter
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On a visit at Osma (v.l.): Sven Hirtz (TEKA-account representive), Johnny Rawass (IDARAT) und Rudolf Meyknecht (factory manager at Osma).