From July 25th to 27th , 11 companies
9 of them from Torino of the GAP program,
will be on a business planning program at the Californian university
Torino, 21 luglio 2014 *** a group of 11 companies will meet next Friday the GAP (Global Access Program) experts of the UCLA Anderson School of Management – University of California, one of USA most prestigious universities who will assist them on a customized international business strategy plan.
The Torino Chamber of commerce, that takes the lead in the frame of the Chamber’s Consortium for business internationalization, will accompany 9 companies from Torino; Promos Milano and Network Global Roma of Roma Chamber of commerce have selected two more companies.
“The 9 companies from Torino going to Los Angeles this year manage approximately 625 and over 95 mln euro revenue. They operate in different sectors but they have in common a strong interest in innovation and in going international, setting up branches and joint ventures in the USA - Mr. Barberis, President of Torino Chamber of commerce explains, - a busy schedule is ahead of them including travels to USA, weekly conference calls, days and days of training and workshops with UCLA University professors in Torino.”
From now to December companies picked for this program will be asked to outline an exhaustive business plan based on a wide marketing research, interviews with prospective customers, competitors, opinion leaders and American experts, on-line surveys, a list of tips to implement, including the does and don’ts and drawing up financial plan to create a business plan.
The economic value of this operation is worth 24,000 Euros that each and every firm receives indirectly thanks to Chamber of commerce and other local sponsors.
85 companies in Piedmont have successfully participated in this program since 2004, year in which the project was launched by the Chamber of commerce in the Region: two of last year’s GAP participants Ravizza Packaging e Drink Cup are opening a branch in the USA. UCLA experts program gives people the tools to make an in-depth commodity analysis of the company in question to see what opportunities are on global markets, particularly by direct research in the field and presentation to local prospective investors capable of assessing future prospects of each project. companies participating in the GAP program generally make use of the “Assist In” program of the Torino Chamber preparing companies in setting up a branch in Canada, USA, Mexico and Brazil.
GAP is a UCLA Anderson School of Management – University of California exclusive program that is accessible every year to a limited group of 50 companies of 10 selected countries based on the product level of innovation. In Italy the program is promotes by the Torino Chamber of commerce as UCLA Italian partner and in cooperation with Promos Milano, Unione Industriale di Torino, AMMA Mechanic and Mechatronich companies Association, Api Torino, Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, the Piemonte Agency for internationalization of Piedmont as a technical partner and the support of the Los Angeles Italian Chamber of commerce.
Below the 9 companies selected in 2014
a young company operating in management consulting and technology specialized in services and software solutions for vertical markets: software products for Risk Management , legal papers management, value added data on finance, legal and regulations issues.
CIP – Compagnia Industriale Profilati
The company has been operating internationally since 1963 on steel products for big industrial groups. They manufacture components for industrial vehicles, railway, earthmoving machines, people and material lifting, lift systems, carpentry and aluminium structures and photovoltaic systems.
Is market leader in thermoplastic pipes for all applications: automotive, two-wheelers refrigeration and conditioning, systems, connected pipes thermo shaped pipes, corrugated pipes braided pipes, tubes.
The companies is highly specialised in the AdBlue® field.
Since 1973 operates in innovative turning machines. Its customers are automotive, trucks, tractors, earthmoving machines, bearings, geared motors and many other sectors key accounts.
Mager makes direct pneumostatic drive powered systems for industrial applications.
Benefits deriving from this technology: high dynamics, free-maintenance systems, high precision positioning systems and/or measure, noiseless, environment pollution and vibration emission free.
Pro 3 was born in 2001 as a Torino Polytechnic start-up. The company provides engineering support to a number of industrial sectors:, automotive, railway and aerospace. The excellence area is UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle)
PRO.DI.VE - Svinando
Svinando is an on-line wine club where hard to obtain prestigious wines selected by a team of experts can be found at competitive prices, home-delivered. The system is that of sales arranged as events with a timeframe and quantity limit.
From 1979 Reynaldi makes cosmetics on behalf of third party with 13% of revenue invested in R&D. Specialized in sustainable natural and organic cosmetics. Products are sold in USA, China, Japan Asia Emirates, Iran and Europe
Form 1974 is a leader in industrial fastening systems it operates in Italy and in 40 other countries in the world.
3 local units: a production plant in Italy, a R&S office, and a testing lab capable of providing customers with fastening problem solutions.
Companies that took part in the GAP program since 2004
DRINK CUP www.drink-cup.it
RAVIZZA PACKAGING www.ravizzapackaging.com
SAET GROUP www.saetgroup.com
TESSITURA MABIEL www.mabiel.it
VASS TECHNOLOGIES www.vasstech.it
CTS ELECTRONICS www.ctsgroup.it
CELI LANGUAGE AND INFORMATION www.celi.it
ETON ENERGIA www.etonenergia.com
PRIMA ELECTRO www.primaelectronics.com
TESCO GO www.tescogo.it
ULIXE Group www.ulixe.com
CTS ELECTRONICS www.ctsgroup.it
EDIZIONI ESAV www.estetica.it
NATURA HOUSE www.natura.it
SAET Group www.saetgroup.com
BOSCO ITALIA www.boscoitalia.com
DOTT. GALLINA www.gallina.it
GOZZO IMPIANTI www.gozzoimpianti.com
SD PROGET www.sdproget.it
ANTICA DITTA MARCHISIO www.mattioligioielli.it
CONSOFT SISTEMI www.consoft.it
ELECTRO POWER SYSTEMS www.electrops.it
MC4 SOFTWARE www.mc4software.com
EICAS AUTOMAZIONE www.eicas.it
RIBES TECNOLOGIE www.grupporibes.it
URMET DOMUS www.urmetdomus.it
For more information:
External communication and P.R. dept. – Press Office
Torino Chamber of commerce
Tel. +39.011 5716655/7
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