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May 23, 2019 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN Technology and Service Center awarded ISO certification

• Quality and information security standards of entire Gross-Gerau site validated
• ISO 9001 and 27001 certification recognized at international level
• Basis of BSI compliance certification for basic protection in accordance with B1.15 Deletion and Destruction of Data

Apr 16, 2019 – Weingarten

Digital transformation in healthcare – aversion to new technology persists

• 2018/2019 D21 Digital Index shows that e-health remains a niche topic: There is openness to the idea but the benefits are not recognized
• CHG-MERIDIAN supports D21 Digital Index and critically examined study results in panel discussion
• The panel discussion took place at the DMEA on April 9, 2019 at the Berlin Capital Club

Apr 9, 2019 – Weingarten

Successful business performance delivers record year for CHG-MERIDIAN

• Growth: Lease originations up 22 percent year-on-year
• Internationalization: Successful acquisition of Australian technology specialist equigroup in 2018
• Circular economy: Further increase in the number of refurbished and data-erased assets for the secondary market

Feb 1, 2019 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN uses precise data to optimize TCO in fleet management

• Cost management is a key topic in the logistics sector
• Focus increasingly on usage behavior and total cost of ownership
• Continual optimization of the TCO analysis is required

Jan 23, 2019 – Weingarten

2018/2019 D21 Digital Index shows that remote working and flextime are still a rarity in Germany

• Potential of the digital workplace still untapped
• Companies lack digital technology and implementation strategies
• CHG-MERIDIAN is again supporting the D21 study as a partner

Dec 11, 2018 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN and Ravensburg Towerstars extend long-term partnership

• CHG-MERIDIAN remains main sponsor
• Ice rink to be renamed ‘CHG Arena’
• Sport sponsoring remains essential beacon for the region

Nov 9, 2018 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN employees take to the stage for a good cause

• Swabian crime comedy ‘Der zerdepperte Krug’ was performed at Ravensburg Theatre
• All proceeds go to the ‘Theatertäschle’ project and the ‘MOSKITO’ theatre and circus school
• CHG-MERIDIAN supporting employees’ commitment to local charitable causes

Oct 17, 2018 – Weingarten

Digitalization meets reality: intelligent IT lifts logistics to new heights

• Volatile markets require flexible use of existing resources
• Intelligently managed processes reduce running costs
• CHG-MERIDIAN’s holistic approach increases efficiency at all levels

Sep 3, 2018 – Weingarten / Sydney

CHG-MERIDIAN acquires Australian technology financing company equigroup

• Strategic growth impulse for lease originations for the CHG-MERIDIAN Group
• equigroup opens up access to attractive Australia/New Zealand region
• CHG-MERIDIAN now has a presence in 25 countries around the world

Aug 9, 2018 – Weingarten

Another bonded loan successfully placed

• Transaction volume in line with excellent business performance
• Funding terms even better than in previous years
• CHG-MERIDIAN opts for parallel marketing via a digital platform for first time

Jul 31, 2018 – Weingarten

Public Sector 4.0: Understanding the digital revolution – identifying and leveraging potential

• Digital transformation remains on the public sector's agenda
• Attractiveness as an employer and HR policies that embrace demographic diversity are growing challenges
• CHG-MERIDIAN’s integrated approach promotes digital transformation and efficiency

Jul 5, 2018 – Weingarten

Recording assets on the go securely and cost-efficiently with the TESMA® App

• CHG-MERIDIAN extends TESMA® with directly integrated TESMA® App
• Eliminate manual processes and reduce time and effort spent on asset management by using a smartphone
• A further step towards the complete digitalization of asset lifecycles

Apr 10, 2018 – Weingarten

New European General Data Protection Regulation: Securing data erasure processes with eraSURE®

• Companies need to adjust the ways in which they handle personal data
• CHG-MERIDIAN offers its own certified data erasure process called eraSURE®
• eraSURE® facilitates compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Mar 22, 2018 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN continues to generate profitable growth in 2017

• Increased: Volume of lease originations rises by 8 percent year on year
• Successful: Technology diversification and international positioning pay off
• Innovative: Digitalization offers further opportunities for profitable growth

Feb 20, 2018 – Berlin

Digitalization increases need for qualification in healthcare

• Digital skills as a key competence in the healthcare sector
• Healthcare providers make efficiency gains and increase competitiveness by training their workforce
• CHG-MERIDIAN supports D21-Digital-Index and analyzes impact on investments in healthcare


Jan 24, 2018 – Berlin

D21 digital index for 2017/2018 shows that German companies are lagging behind on mobile workspaces

• The mobile workspace is becoming a competitive factor for firms
• Companies have to help employees embrace digitalization
• CHG-MERIDIAN is again supporting the D21 study as a partner

Apr 7, 2017 – Weingarten

Digital Signage Solutions (DSS) from CHG-MERIDIAN are leading the way

• Direct: Communicate with your preferred target group in real time
• With confidence: A test phase provides peace of mind during digital transformation
• State-of-the-art: A technology refresh means you always get the latest technology

Feb 28, 2017 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN: New Stuttgart site set to enhance sales activities

Customer proximity: New Stuttgart site will pave the way for improved customer service. Economic strength: CHG-MERIDIAN sees further potential for growth in Baden-Württemberg

Feb 10, 2017 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN increases its lease originations by 9 percent in 2016

Sustained organic growth at a high level shows that the strategy is working
Excellent progress in the delivery of the service strategy, record result for certified data erasure.

Apr 28, 2017 – Weingarten

Flying start to 2017 for CHG-MERIDIAN

• Successful: volume of leases originated rises by 13 percent year on year; above-average growth in Germany
• Robust: international business continues to perform well
• Buoyant: high demand for data erasure and mobility solutions

Jul 21, 2017 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN's lease origination up by 15 percent in the first half of 2017

• Robust: Broad-based and dynamic growth in Germany and in the international markets
• Encouraging: Positive trend in the volume of leases originated for healthcare and industrial technologies
• Intelligent: Expanded range of end-of-life services for printer systems

May 16, 2017 – Bielefeld

CHG-MERIDIAN strengthens presence in Germany with new office in Bielefeld

• Close to customers: CHG-MERIDIAN opens new office in Bielefeld.
• Diverse mix of sectors: Bielefeld and the surrounding areas have great sales potential.

Jun 27, 2017 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN closes security gap in printer systems with new erasure process

• Certified: Data erasure process for printer systems successfully passes TÜV acceptance test in Gross-Gerau
• Transparent: Asset tracking at any time with TESMA®
• Automated: High level of process reliability with eraSURE® and eraSURE®+

Sep 21, 2017 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN: Bonded loan secures again funding on favorable terms

• Growth: New funds can be used to finance growth and innovation
• Interest-rates: Further optimization of finance costs thanks to excellent interest-rate conditions
• Reputation: Successful placement underlines CHG-MERIDIAN’s strong reputation in the capital markets

Sep 20, 2017 – Weingarten

Lack of investment puts the brakes on digitalisation

• Lack of investment and investment backlog hinder progress of digitalisation
• More information and advice needed regarding its benefits and impact
• National modernisation strategy to encourage investment in the vision

Oct 27, 2017 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN: positive business development in the first nine months

• Growth: lease originations and profitability increase
• Continuity: remarketing uptrend continues
• Potential: Enterprise Mobility Solutions offer excellent prospects and win an award

Dec 6, 2017 – Gross-Gerau

Successful working relationships at the Technology and Service Center

For the past eight years, colleagues with disabilities have been working alongside other employees at the Groß-Gerau Technology and Service Center. This integration project is being run by CHG-MERIDIAN in cooperation with the Rhine-Main Workshops for Disabled People and one of their subsidiary workshops, Solvere gGmbH, and receives positive feedback from all those involved.

Nov 30, 2017 – Frankfurt

Enterprise Mobility Awards: CHG-MERIDIAN wins bronze

• Accolade: Technology management company among the top three in the Workforce Mobility / Digital Workspace category
• Catch-up potential: Three in four Germans still teaching themselves digital skills outside of work
• Challenge: Security shortcomings need to be eradicated from the mobile workspace

Feb 12, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN looks back on a successful year

Growth: funding for more technology investments than ever before
All-time high: a record amount of equipment certified data-erased and remarketed
Acquisition: IT and healthcare portfolio acquired from GE Capital in northern Europe

Mar 24, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN sponsors jerseys to support eight youth sports teams

Responsibility: Workforce has a say in social activities
Team: Employees get involved in good causes with CHG-MERIDIAN support
Athletic spirit: Jersey campaign provides youth team sports with targeted assistance

Apr 12, 2016 – Weingarten

New TESMA® integrates financial and technical information even more effectively

CHG-MERIDIAN launches software platform for financial and technical management of assets
CHG-MERIDIAN perfecting its Technology and Service Management System, TESMA® now offers an extended range of features

Apr 22, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN starts 2016 with slight first-quarter growth

Growth: Promising developments in America and Western Europe during first quarter
Gross margin: Profitability increases continue into the new year
Outlook: New release of technology and service application, TESMA®, bolsters growth prospects further

Jun 16, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN celebrates inauguration of headquarters expansion building

Announcement: Headquarters in Weingarten expanded further
Growth: 250 additional workstations created
Dynamic: New Stuttgart and Bielefeld offices already in planning

Jun 19, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN supports charity cycling tour for Kinderstiftung Ravensburg

Motivated: The cyclists covered 90 kilometers for a good cause.
Committed: Employees can participate via social activities.
Invested: Donations provide individual support for children.

Nov 17, 2016 – Weingarten

2016 D21 Digital Index: Companies must contribute to digitalization of Germans

CHG-MERIDIAN is supporting the D21 study as a partner for the first time
The digital skills of the German population are improving – but too slowly
Three out of four Germans prefer to learn how to use smartphones and similar devices by themselves in their spare time

Nov 16, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN reorganizes Board of Management; Dr. Mathias Wagner to succeed Jürgen Mossakowski

Steadfast: Mossakowski to join the new Supervisory Board, Dr. Wagner to become the new Chairman of the Board of Management, Strong: Sales activities to be brought together in one remit, Structured: Separate Board of Management remit for IT and Services

Oct 31, 2016 – Gross-Gerau

Colleagues for colleagues: CHG-MERIDIAN employees run for a good cause

Carrying the baton: marathon route completed by six relay teams

Collective effort: €2,531.70 raised for the Gross-Gerau sports association for disabled people

Cooperation: CHG-MERIDIAN has employed people with disabilities at its Gross-Gerau site since 2007

Oct 27, 2016 – Weingarten

CHG-MERIDIAN AG steps up the pace of growth in the third quarter of 2016

Moving up a gear: accelerated growth in lease originations

Security-conscious: strong demand for data erasure services

Innovative: Enterprise Mobility Solutions demonstrate their potential

Jul 22, 2016 – Weingarten

Buoyant growth for CHG-MERIDIAN in the first half of 2016

Momentum: Strong growth impetus in western and southern Europe

Solidity: Gross profit stabilizes at a high level

Innovation: New enterprise mobility solution opens up potential