Each year, we invest around seven percent of our turnover in research and development to develop innovative solutions that give our customers a clear competitive edge. The result: we now have 100 new products ready for patenting each year and currently have more than 2,600 patents worldwide. It's also why we won the German Future Award in 2010. Our research and development division is working on tomorrow’s innovations today. Looking to the future, new ideas are continuously evolving – from intelligent components right on up to integrated systems.