The gds AG, full service provider and software developer for the technical documentation with its headquarters in the Westphalian Sassenberg, looks back with satisfaction on the past financial year. Sassenberg, March 13, 2012. Attracting new customers and partners in the area of translations and editorial services was very successful. At the same time existing business relations could be further strengthened and expanded, so that the gds AG in fiscal year 2011 surpassed the already very successful fiscal year 2010 with sales growth of over 20%. In the central area of software and software-related services, the developer of the editing environment has docuglobe his goals here and even significantly exceeded sales growth of nearly 50% can post. As many interested parties as never had of gds AG placed its trust in the year 2011 and opted for the editorial environment docuglobe.
With the ever growing customer base, the gds AG expanded at the same time their international contacts. In addition to the Switzerland, Austria, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium made the service provider-new connections to Portugal, France, Great Britain and Poland. But in this country among the visitors at the trade fairs and the successful expansion of the gds contacts to high and colleges, clubs and associations provoked great satisfaction”, says Ulrich Pelster, CEO of gds AG. Another highlight was for us in October 2011 the same triple Award with the by the Professional Association for technical communication tekom e. dokupreis V. “, so Pelster. The success of the last year can be measured also in the significant growth of the workforce. The service providers with new jobs and additional locations clearly opts for further growth.
Global document solutions: clients of gds AG use a variety of solutions for technical documentation. As a software developer the environment sells gds docuglobe, who works with MS Word as editor. Based on the principle of the modularization docuglobe demonstrably lowers the cost of product-related documents by 30-70%. With the terminology tool docuterm gds offers a solution to ensure consistent naming. In the service sector documate customers take advantage of complex services: translation, technical writing and graphics. By the outsourcing of small documentation projects to full outsourcing of technical documentation. Last but not least, customers reduce their liability risk in this sensitive area by documate. The offer is rounded off by docuconsult, the Department of analysis, advice, training, workshops and seminars, each with a focus on current developments and trends in the technical documentation.