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FELCO is a world-leading manufacturer of shears and cable cutters for professionals. It is based in Switzerland, in the heart of Watch Valley. This family business designs and manufactures its products since 1945 for the sake of accuracy and durability. Every day, FELCO tools go with professionals from the waist around the world. They are also popular with demanding amateurs. FELCO offers three ranges of tools: – Green: for professional users in the service of nature, whatever their field of activity: viticulture, landscaping, arboriculture, forestry and maintenance of parks and gardens. The range consists of shears in one hand, two hands, curved cutting saws, spruce and grafting. – Assisted: adapted to the most intensive work with a technic and ergonomics specifically designed to increase productivity. The range of electric and pneumatic shears. – Industrial (one or both hands tools) : for cutting cables in all areas of industry. Inventor of the triangle cut, FELCO provides a clean, precise cut without crushing the strands.

As the world’s leading suppliers of personal hygiene products, we are proud to make a difference to the daily lives of people across every generation. We design, manufacture and deliver disposable diapers and pants, pads, tampons and panty liners to retailers and healthcare providers in more than 110 countries. Our Healthcare Division mainly supplies adult incontinence solutions mostly through institutional channels. Our commercial approach is tailored in each country to the specific needs according to the local reimbursement system or procurement processes. Our customers are mainly in Western Europe, and include government healthcare organizations, local authorities, insurers, hospitals and nursing homes; we also ship directly to consumers through home delivery contracts.

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"We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the game." - Randy Pausch

Within TED’s spirit of ideas worth spreading and Vlerick’s goal to impact society, TEDxVlerickBusinessSchool 2018 aims to inspire our local community with exciting ideas and stories to foster learning, inspiration and wonder. Since its foundation, Vlerick Business School has been at the vanguard of business, strategy and societal change. TEDxVlerickBusinessSchool 2018 will put trends, innovations and changing ideas into perspective through testimonials of carefully selected speakers.

  • Date: 23/05/18
  • Location: KU Leuven Vesalius Aula (Andreas Vesaliusstraat 11, 3000 Leuven)
  • Time: 19:30 (Doors: 19:00)
  • Get your ticket here!