TiSUN gives help for ChristmasTyrolean Solar Expert gives a South African orphanage a water-purifying solar installation
The phrase ‘Merry Christmas’ is all around us – we hear it, think it or say it almost every day of December. Yet saying it does not make it happen. For many, Christmas is far from merry, and the season of Peace and Goodwill is in fact the most hectic time of the year. Presents, hot drinks and cookies take centre stage, while the true values of Christmas—joy, giving, and thanks—take a back seat.
So TiSUN has decided to donate gifts to those who really need them, rather than to our clients, who no doubt approve. With your help we will build a solar thermal installation to turn salt water into purified, clean drinking water for orphans in South Africa.
TiSUN will put all of its expertise and 25,000 Euros towards developing, producing and installing the product. It will go to the Mordecai orphanage in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, which is run by Pastor Geert Jansingh and financed by donations alone. The daily purification of 250 litres of salt water into clean drinking water will help 24 children orphaned by the AIDS virus to improve their living and health standards.
A 3-year old wishing for a Merry Christmas sounds naive at best. An adult sounds almost laughable. Which is why we are trying to live up to our simplest Christmas wishes—bringing good cheer to those who need it—by doing what we do best.
You can learn more about the progress of these 24 children on www.tisun.com, where we will document every step of the project.
Market leader TiSUN shows the way in innovation
TiSUN produces high-quality solar collectors and storage systems for heat recovery from solar energy, built to withstand the harsh conditions of an alpine climate. The company has now been researching and developing its own technology for several decades, with the last ten years seeing it establish a position as one of Europe's top solar thermal manufacturers.
Around 75 per cent of production output from TiSUN is shipped outside Austria.
In 2007, the company, which employs 120 people at its site in Söll, Austria, was once again awarded the Austria Solar Seal of Quality. All standard-series TiSUN solar collectors are manufactured according to the standards of the Europe-wide SOLAR KEYMARK certification programme. The commercial success of the company has also received outside recognition, with the Wirtschaftsblatt economic journal, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and KSV1870 (Austria’s largest association for the protection of creditors) all ranking TiSUN among the top three Tyrolean medium-sized enterprises in the “Austria’s Leading Companies” awards.
TiSUN achieved a further milestone in the second quarter of 2008 with the establishment of TiSUN LLC in New Jersey, USA.
The TiSUN success story
1989 - Company founded by Arnold Teufel and Gerhard Schwarz in Kitzbühel, Austria
1991 - Relocation with four members of staff to St. Johann in the Austrian Tyrol
1994/1995 - Second relocation to Going am Wilden Kaiser, Austria, with nine employees
1998 - Application for patent for Pro-Clean® solar stratified tank
1999 - Implementation of first large-scale project at the Neue Heimat residential complex in Innsbruck, Austria, with a collector area of 1150 m2.
2003 - TiSUN becomes the first company to receive the Austria Solar Seal of Quality
2004 - Sales of TiSUN systems in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Czech Republic, and the autonomous Province of South Tyrol/Alto Adige.
2005 - TiSUN achieves the impressive milestone of 100,000 m2 installed collector area
2006 - France, Italy, and Spain are added to the TiSUN sales area
2007 - TiSUN continues to export large volumes and adds markets in Portugal, Ireland, United Kingdom, Finland, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Turkey, Greece, Slovenia, and Croatia.
January 2007 - Move to the 30,000 m2 TiSUN site in Söll, Austria.
March 2007 - Official opening of the new TiSUN site
June 2007 - Inaugural open day at Söll attracts more than 2000 visitors
November 2007: Austrian Leading Companies – 3rd place in the medium-sized enterprises category
December 2007 - First company in the solar industry to achieve ISO 9001 certification
2008 - TiSUN now also supplies to Russia, Belarus, Latvia, Ukraine, Pakistan, Morocco, Tunisia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, and Chile
June 2008 - Establishment of TiSUN LLC at Pennington, New Jersey, USA.
Facts and figures
2004 - Doubling of turnover to 9 million euros with 50 employees
2005 - Turnover increased to 12.4 million euros with 67 employees
2006 - Turnover increased to 21.2 million euros with 86 employees
Export ratio at 75 percent
Market leader in the Tyrol and Western Austria (over 50 percent market share)
Top 3 player in the Austrian solar thermal sector
Total collector area produced to end of year 2008: 385,000 m2 (equivalent to the energy provided by over 102 million litres of oil)
European certification: Solar Keymark
ISO 9001:2000 quality management system
Austrian certification: Austria Solar Seal of Quality
Swiss certification: SPG Rapperswil (solar technology testing and research institute), SVGW Zurich (Swiss Gas and Water Industry Association)
German certification: ITW Stuttgart (Institute of Thermodynamics and Heat Engineering)
French certification: ENERPLAN, Solar Climate. Scheme offering TiSUN customers up to 90% state subsidy.
Spanish certification: Ministerio de Tourismo Industria y Comercio (Ministry of Tourism, Industry and Commerce)
Ms. Nina Karner
Stockach 100 I A – 6306 Söll – Austria
T: +43 (0) 5333 201,207
F: +43 (0) 5333 201 299
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release TiSUN gives help for Christmas here
News-ID: 62875 • Views: 1378
More Releases from TiSUN Gmbh
Durham University Leads the Way with Environmentally Efficient Building
The city of Durham has always had a proud heritage of beautiful buildings that stretches back to medieval times. The city in the north-east of England boasts the 11th century Durham Castle and the breathtaking grandeur of Durham Cathedral (forming a UNESCO World Heritage site), and can now be equally proud of the new Palatine Centre at the University of Durham. Durham University was founded in 1836, is one of Britain’s
Tyrolean sun for Arab markets
In order to serve the markets in the Middle East, the Austrian solar thermal manufacturer TiSUN founded the subsidiary TiSUN GCC FZC in Dubai at the beginning of December 2011. The first projects in the MENA-region have been successfully implemented. A major project in Abu Dhabi is equipped with solar systems “made in Austria”. "The countries on the Arabian Gulf are among the sunniest regions in the world. With nine hours
“We export to more than 50 markets”
TiSUN welcomes in Latvia and Albania new exclusive partners in Northern and Southern Europe The internationalization of TiSUN is strengthening the home market and increasing employment in Tyrol as well as taking Tyrolean quality to the whole world. Michael Reinshagen, the TiSUN assistant of international sales, appointed the company Profesion Klima sh.p.k as the exclusive dealer for Albania. The first large project has been achieved with the installation of a
Not only the ball is round
… but also the sun’s fiery orb which delivers warmth for heating and domestic hot water with the help of TiSUN large scale solar collectors on the roof of a sports club in Upper Austria. Mr. Brunner, chairman of the local sports and gymnastics club focused on solar energy for their new building. The solar system supports the pellet boiler during winter for space heating, and during summer covers the domestic
More Releases for Austria
Agrochemicals Market in Austria
ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title Austria: Agrochemicals: Market Intelligence (2016-2021) to its growing collection of premium market research reports. The report “Austria: Agrochemicals: Market Intelligence (2016-2021)” provides market intelligence on the different market segments, based on type, active ingredient, formulation, crop, and pest. Market size and forecast (2016-2021) has been provided in terms of both, value (000 USD) and volume (000 KG) in the report. A
Nazi psychology in Austria
The history of academic psychology after the "Anschluss", the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938, and its role as a discipline used in National Socialist policies is being examined systematically for the first time in a research project supported by the Austrian Science Fund FWF. "It is a sad fact”, says psychologist Gerhard Benetka from the Sigmund Freud University Vienna "that applied psychology flourished during the National Socialist era
Creative Austria meets creative Russia
Euroforum: communicatin ready for the next lap Vienna. On 22nd of October 2009 the advertising association Vienna invites again to the annual Euroforum: communication event, platform for European communication, guaranteeing an interesting mix of “connecting businesses and communications”. The Event takes place in Studio 44, Vienna. Focus point Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg and Sotschi) The main goal of the Euroforum is to promote and establish business relations and synergies between
New partner in Germany and Austria
Newly-appointed Noliac Group partner Mr. Stamm will react to increasing mid-European demand by being close to customers and ensure proficient piezo support at hand. Mr. Ralf Stamm is former Key Account Manager of Physik Instrumente (PI) and has the expertise to provide Noliac Group's customers with a first class support within the field of piezoceramics. 17 years of piezo experience As of August 4th 2009, Mr. Ralf Stamm became Noliac Group’s
Winning Business in Germany, Austria & Switzerland Workshop
Wednesday, 29th April 2009 8.30am –12.30pm Enterprise Ireland, The Plaza, East Point Business Park, Dublin 3 A round table session on the unique business cultures, opportunities and strategies associated with and required in Europe’s German-speaking markets. This workshop, facilitated by Enterprise Ireland with support from the Ariston Group, a German based consultancy company, and Trinity College, Department of Germanic Studies, has been designed to bring Irish companies quickly up to speed with the
Archaeological Sensation in Austria
Scientists from the University of Vienna unearth the earliest evidence of Jewish inhabitants in Austria Archaeologists from the Institute of Prehistory and Early History of the University of Vienna have found an amulet inscribed with a Jewish prayer in a Roman child's grave dating back to the 3rd century CE at a burial ground in the Austrian town of Halbturn. The 2.2-centimeter-long gold scroll represents the earliest sign of