In the modern world, manufacturing companies can build or strenghten their competitive position in three basic ways: through diversification of their activity, so that by using the company’s current technology and know – how, reach new Customers, representing a variety of industries, through narrowing specialization, to become an undisputed expert in a certain, clearly defined area, or, thirdly, leverage existing, extensive experience in the market and strengthen cooperation with Customers, while attracting new ones, basing on the recommendations from recognized Clients. But is it possible to plan the development of the company on the basis of all these strategies at once ? Of course it is. Impossible ? If You believe so, please read further. We are pleased to present CEBI POLAND Sp. z o.o. - a flexible and dynamically developing company.
The history of the company
CEBI POLAND Sp. z o.o. was established in mid – 2000, and as early as August 2002, the company’s production was moved to a new plant in Sosnowiec. Only this complex, 4,5 thousand square meters large, with a manufacturing hall 8 thousand metres large, was able to execute the company’s explosive growth and the ambitions of its Customers, whose number grew rapidly. But how was CEBI POLAND Sp. z o.o. able to dynamically grow its business in such a short time ? This was possible thanks to the support of CEBI International Group, which the Polish company is a part of. CEBI International Group means a huge production and technological capacity – 15 plants on 5 continents, over 30 years of experience, the most modern know – how, 3700 Employees worldwide, an extensive trade network with global reach, 360 million euro annual revenue: all these factors helped CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. to become a regional leader on the market of components for Recipients, representing automotive and household goods industries. At the moment CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. fulfills orders of many, globally recognized organizations from the automotive and household goods sectors, providing them with the highest quality fans, thermostats, actuators, tanks for windscreen washers and head – lights, and air – circulation fans. But even the greatest support of CEBI International Group would not help, if not the professionalism and skills of Polish Employees, and very strict quality policy, implemented by the company from Sosnowiec. Let us, therefore, analyze the most important aspects of activity of the company that, within just few years, became a leader in its field of interest.
The pillars of success
The most important part of any organization, are its Employees, and they determine the success or failure of the company. CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. employs over 200, perfectly prepared for their tasks, Employees. The company focuses on young, creative engineers, offering them wide opportunities of development and, thanks to a structured system of trainings and the chance to carry out projects for the most recognized Recipients, also the possibility to continually improve their skills. It is impossible to skip one of the most important factors for the dynamic development of the company – cooperation with CEBI International Group. This partnership develops perfectly and covers the whole range of aspects of the company’s business activity, from design issues, the technological and know – how support, to an extensive trading network, with headquarters in Germany. The decision to locate the Polish plant in Sosnowiec also plays a great role in the analysis of reasons, responsible for the success of the company. Attractive geographic location influences the optimization of logistic processes in the company, so in the context of the supply of finished products to Customers, CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. is a very attractive partner for companies in virtually every part of Europe, also because of the extensive infrastructure in the Upper Silesia region. It can be concluded that the strategic decisions at the beginning of existence of the company from Sosnowiec, proved great choices. The above – mentioned issues, however, are only a small number of the company’s advantages in the eyes fo CEBI’s business Customers. Vast experience and well – deserved reputation of CEBI International Group helped getting the first Recipients, but meeting the needs of each Customer is a result of work of of the staff of CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. and very high quality of products offered by the company. The commercial offer is very wide, and every product is designed on the basis of individual, specific requirements of the Customer and fully adapted to his needs. Conducting the policy of preserving the highest standards while attaching great importance to issues of Customer service and products’ maintenance, result with trust of major manufacturers of automobiles and household goods, including companies such as General Motors, Fiat, Toyota, Volkswagen, Electrolux, Indesit, Whirlpool, General Electric and many more. The company’s strong position in the context of commercial offer and highest quality of products, is proven by a fact that a hundred percent of cars made in the Fiat’s factory in Tychy has implemented CEBI’s tanks for windscreen washers and head – lights. Thanks to such credentials CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. did not lose financially during the period of global crisis and continually, year after year, increases its revenues. The good economic situation of the company allows the implementation of new investment. Already, CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. boasts the possession of modern production technologies, yet still develops. New, large – scale investment allowed the company to build a brand new machine park specifically for Volkswagen. The company also carrys on the process of full automation of production lines used to manufacture electrical components, which will optimize manufacturing processes and reduce production costs even more. The company supports the philosophy of multiplying the capital by the maximizing the reduction of costs, which not only results with increasing revenues, but also provides invaluable benefits in the context of environmental protection. CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. is aware of the importance of “green” policy in the context of strategic decisions, influencing the company’s direction of development. Prestigious certificates obtained by the company guard the highest standards of quality of products and environmental protection. Comprehensive Quality Management System based on ISO 9001 norm, integral with the Environmental Management System, implemented by the company five years ago, based on the ISO 14001 certificate, as well as ISO TS 16949 certificate, obtained by CEBI in 2003 prove a high level of business acumen of a company that wishes to be a reliable and transparent partner for its Customers. Naturally, the dynamic expansion of the company did not pass unnoticed. CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. was appreciated by both business partners as well as by independent organizations, professionally monitoring activities of Polish companies. CEBI was appreciated by Fiat Auto Poland, as well as it is a member of an elite club of “Business Gazelles” - the prize awarded by the “Puls Biznesu” magazine for the most dynamically developing companies in Poland. CEBI’s strategic aims are clearly defined. The company wills to maximize the reduction of industrial waste, generated in the production process, increase its product range, establish cooperation with new Customers, implement new investment. Taking under consideration the pace of the company’s development and strenghtening cooperation with CEBI International Group, and the continous optimization of Customer service procfedures, one can say that the future of CEBI Poland Sp. z o.o. appears very optimistic.