Hanser Publishers represents a wide range of products and concentrates at the same time on clearly defined target groups: Engineers and Technicians in training and at work in the following fields: Metalworking, Plastics Technology, Electrical engineering and Electronics, Computers, Economy and Management. Our portfolio has a range from Journals, Books, Training Books and electronic media up to seminars and conferences in German and in English language. Additionally Hanser provides information for different branches in the World Wide Web. Hanser Publishers also provides 25 Journals and about 200 new books each year. The whole backlist of books counts up to about 2,000 titles. With this amount of Books and Journals Hanser Publishers is one of the leading Publishing Houses in Germany. Our success mainly derives from the high quality of our products and content, from the expertise of our staff and their ability to identify new trends and products. Our strong and close ties to the industry and leading research institutes are the basis for a close cooperation with our authors. Supported by synergies of our books, journals, seminars and the World Wide Web we are accompanying our authors from their first discover of new technologies in form of an article in one of our journals till the maturity of a technology in form of an uptodate handbook. Characteristic for Hanser Publishers are its numerous cooperations with partners in Germany and other countries. The Journal “Kunststoffe” for example is the official Publication of the VDI-Society, the leading society of engineers in Germany. Our Journal “Qualität und Zuverlässigkeit” is the official publication of the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Qualität (DGQ)”. Also the Books are made in close cooperation with leading companies, associations and Universities.