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7th International NKE Distributor Conference 2014

. Rene Hörwertner

Bearing manufacturer NKE Austria GmbH held its seventh Distributors’ Conference from the 22nd to 24th of May 2014. The conference was held in Linz, Austria and attended by 110 participants from 42 companies, 25 countries and four continents.

The conference inauguration was on the 22nd of May with an evening reception. The following day presentations were done about the current economic environment in Europe,  and the developments in the United States of America and China and outlook on the global bearing market and the latest developments in NKE bearing technology. The day concluded with a gala dinner in a former leather factory near the City of Linz, Austria. The excursion, on the second day, gave conference participants a chance to enjoy the historic Bohemian town Cesky Krumlow a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The conference ended with the guests’ departure on May 24th. The next NKE Distributors’ Conference will take place in 2016.

„Since NKE’s foundation in 1996, the relationship and cooperation with our distribution partners has been of paramount importance for the development of our company,“ explains Heimo Ebner, Commercial Managing Director at NKE, „especially because our distribution partners are international ambassadors of our brand and products."