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					                  Fronius International GmbH - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDAE13283SA                                                                                          Publication Date: APR 2013

          Wartberger Straße 11                               Phone             +43 7242 2416130                 Revenue         NA
          Pettenbach, Oberosterreich                         Fax               +43 7242 2416290                 Net Profit      NA
          4643                                               Website           www.fronius.com                  Employees       3,257
          Austria                                            Exchange                                           Industry        Alternative Energy

       Company Overview
       Fronius International GmbH (Fronius International) is a manufacturer of energy converting products. The company’s expertise
       spans advanced battery charging systems, welding technologies and solar electronics. The company offers professional battery
       charging systems for use in workshops and industrial applications; arc welding systems for crafts, trade and industry for manual
       and fully automatic welding applications; and inverters and machine monitoring systems for network-coupled photovoltaic
       systems. Fronius International has subsidiaries and representative offices in various countries.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Fronius International GmbH, SWOT Analysis
         Elisabeht                         Executive Officer Finance               Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Engelbrechtsmuller-
         Straub                                                                                                         Lack of Business Transparency
                                                                                   Competitive Market Position
         Thomas Herndler                   Executive                Officer                                             Decline of Market Share in
                                           Manufacturing                           Diversified Business Model
                                                                                                                        Solar Inverter Market
         Heinz Hackl                       Executive Officer Quality
                                           Management
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
         Volker Lenzeder                   Executive          Officer
                                           Corporate Services                      Strategic Growth Drivers             Intense Competitive Landscape
         Herbert Muhlbock                  Executive Officer Supply
                                                                                   Robust Research and                  Global Economic Scenario
                                           Chain Management
                                                                                   Development Activities
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
        Key Competitors
         Enphase Energy, Inc.
         Power-One, Inc.
         KACO new energy GmbH
         Illinois Tool Works Inc.
        ESAB GmbH
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Mar 14, 2013                  Fronius To Present New Central Inverter At Intersolar In Munich, Germany
       Feb 28, 2013                  Fronius Establishes New Solar Subsidiary In Brazil
       Aug 29, 2012                  Fronius Provides Update On Its Inverters
       Apr 04, 2012                  Fronius To Present New Central Inverter Fronius Agilo At Intersolar 2012
       Feb 01, 2012                  Fronius To Establish Its Subsidiary In Shanghai, China
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Fronius International GmbH - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................ 4
       Fronius International GmbH - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................... 5
       Fronius International GmbH - Major Products and Services............................................................................................................... 6
       Fronius International GmbH - History ................................................................................................................................................. 7
       Fronius International GmbH - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................... 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Fronius International GmbH - Business Description ......................................................................................................................... 13
       Fronius International GmbH - Corporate Strategy ............................................................................................................................ 14
       Fronius International GmbH - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................. 15
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Fronius International GmbH - Strengths ....................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Competitive Market Position ..................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Diversified Business Model....................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Geographic Reach.................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Fronius International GmbH - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................. 15
             Weakness - Lack of Business Transparency ............................................................................................................................ 15
             Weakness - Decline of Market Share in Solar Inverter Market .................................................................................................. 16
          Fronius International GmbH - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................. 16
             Opportunity - Strategic Growth Drivers...................................................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Robust Research and Development Activities ..................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Long-term Positive Outlook for Solar Inverters .................................................................................................... 17
          Fronius International GmbH - Threats........................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Intense Competitive Landscape................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Global Economic Scenario........................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Technological Changes in End Use Markets ............................................................................................................... 17
       Fronius International GmbH - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................ 18
       Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 19
          Fronius International GmbH, Recent Developments ..................................................................................................................... 19
             Mar 14, 2013: Fronius To Present New Central Inverter At Intersolar In Munich, Germany...................................................... 19
             Feb 28, 2013: Fronius Establishes New Solar Subsidiary In Brazil ........................................................................................... 19
             Aug 29, 2012: Fronius Provides Update On Its Inverters .......................................................................................................... 20
             Apr 04, 2012: Fronius To Present New Central Inverter Fronius Agilo At Intersolar 2012 ........................................................ 21
             Feb 01, 2012: Fronius To Establish Its Subsidiary In Shanghai, China ..................................................................................... 21
       Section 4 – Appendix ....................................................................................................................................................................... 22
          Methodology ................................................................................................................................................................................. 22
          About GlobalData ..........
				
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Description: Fronius International GmbH - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services. This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. Scope - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy. - SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. - Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company. - Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company. - Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company. - Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history. - Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions. - Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details. Highlights Fronius International GmbH (Fronius International) is a manufacturer of energy converting products. The company’s expertise spans advanced battery charging systems, welding technologies and solar electronics. The company offers professional battery charging systems for use in workshops and industrial applications; arc welding systems for crafts, trade and industry for manual and fully automatic welding applications; and inverters and machine monitoring systems for network-coupled photovoltaic systems. Fronius International has subsidiaries and representative offices in various countries.
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