BLANCO decided in favour of CONTENS

Dienstag, 7. Februar 2006

BLANCO LogoThe group of companies BLANCO, one of the leading providers specialized in kitchen-technologies, catering and medical systems decided in favour of the Content Management platform CONTENS, for its international online communication. The realization of the German Website including the SAP-connection will take place during the first mid-year in 2006, more international Websites of the company, as well as an Intranet will follow.

The group of companies BLANCO belongs to the leading providers of innovative, first-class solutions in the field of kitchen-technologies, catering and medical systems. For the adjustment of the entire online communication with internal and external target audiences, BLANCO has chosen the Content Management Platform CONTENS. The evaluation procedure was very complex with a wide variety of competitors.

CONTENS convinced the committee of BLANCO in all kinds of aspects. Thanks to the very user-friendly interface of CONTENS, BLANCO-employees will be able to look after the Websites in a fast way and without complicated and time intensive trainings. The open development of CONTENS enables an easy way to integrate existing SAP- and database applications. Through the easy reusability of these applications, investments can be saved. The modularly architecture of CONTENS permits to upgrade and extend the Website to satisfy needs. Therefore the installization requirements in the near future can be satisfied. Another advantage of CONTENS is the ColdFusion technology that allows its users to administrate multilingual Websites paralelly for different countries and divisions. The relaunch of the Website will take place in July 2006, the realization of more international Websites, as well as the BLANCO Intranet will follow. Blanco IT Services takes over the technical project performance in close cooperation with the Professional Services of CONTENS and the CONTENS Partner HD Internetforum.


The BLANCO corporation belongs to the leading providers of innovative, first-class solutions in the field of kitchen-technologies, catering and medical systems. The company has several production sites in Germany (Oberderdingen, Sinsheim, Sulzfeld, Bruchsal, Leipzig) as well as in the Czech Republic and Canada. BLANCO has subsidiaries and holdings in Belgium, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, India, USA und Canada. The BLANCO corporation has approximately 1,700 employees worldwide (therefrom 350 abroad) and achieved EUR 276 millions in the financial year 2004. The interests abroad are around 60%. With a customer-oriented distribution channel of 3 departments in Germany, 8 own departments in Europe and overseas as well as numerously distribution partners worldwide, BLANCO sells products around the globe.

About HD Internetforum

HD Internetforum was founded five years ago in Sternenfels close to Pforzheim and takes place on rank 9 in the list of the Top10-Advertising agencies in Germany. Prof. Dr. R. Kamenz from the institute for Internet Marketing of the university Dortmund tested 200 Web agencies at full length. The result of the analysis and excerpts of the study got published in a news article of the Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung (FAZ). Thereby HD-Internetforum is one of the Top10-Web agencies in between famous businesses.

About CONTENS Software GmbH

CONTENS Software GmbH provides Content Management Software (CMS) for companies with sophisticated online communication needs. Its line of products meets the demands of businesses from small online editors to international firms.

A strong network of experienced partners conceives innovative and customized CONTENS solutions and implements them according to individual demands. With the help of the CONTENS platform-independent CMS products businesses can quickly realize and edit extensive online projects without any prior programming knowledge.

Among the well-known businesses that use CONTENS Content Management products are Brose, Bundesverband digitale Wirtschaft BVDW (Association for a Digital Economy), Concordia Insurance Group, Davidoff Group, Eli Lilly, Hapimag, HypoVereinsbank BKK, John Deere, the Swiss cantons of Aargau, Freiburg and Solothurn, Max-Planck Institutes, MVV Energie AG, Peri, Ratiopharm, Schwyzer Kantonalbank, Siemens TS, the City of Biel and T-Mobile.

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