Last year, kids from the primary school in Briele planted flowers, among many the Evening Primrose and Viper's Bugloss, creating what's known today in the Netherlands as the Honey Highway and which can be admired if one happens to drive on the A15.
On 1 September, over 1,000 people from more than 50 countries gathered in Taipei to celebrate the setup of the company. The birthday party was inaugurated with the performance of the choir of the Yihsing branch of the Jiahsing Elementary School from the Hsinchu County (which received a gold medal at the 31st Franz Schubert Choir Competition in Vienna this June).
The company, part of Daikin Industries, a Japanese multinational air conditioning manufacturing company headquartered in Osaka, is celebrating this year the 50th anniversary of entering the reefer container market with the LKS501 model - or should we rather say: co-creating a completely new business.
Cast your imagination 50 years into the past over the mountains and lakes of Switzerland, and you won't see what today seems obvious, namely a safe passage for trucks throughout the Alps, known as the Gotthard Road Tunnel.
As the latest issue of BTJ is also devoted to the ro-ro & ferry market, whose players trade in trailers, it's maybe worth mentioning Alexander Winston who back in 1898 invented what's today know as a semi-trailer