Relaunch: communicode adapts WAGO website to international requirements

New design, new online catalog and new Content Management System: communicode realizes the complete relaunch at WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH from Minden.
Essen, November 15, 2011

In order to meet the changing internal and external requirements, WAGO decided to optimize its internet presence. In close coordination with communicode, the company with more than 5,000 employees worldwide decided to adapt its website to its international orientation. In doing so, communicode placed particular emphasis on the needs of the users. The basis of the relaunch is the implemented Content Management System FirstSpirit by e-Spirit AG. This guarantees a high system performance and is characterized by user friendliness and multiple use of contents. "An essential system requirement was to make the worldwide content maintenance more efficient", explains Axel Helbig, managing partner of communicode. "The 36 language and country variants available in the course of the international roll-out will above all facilitate the integration of international editors."

New First-Spirit CMS and online catalog

In addition to the new Content Management System, communicode implemented a new online catalog. Based on the Product Information Management System asim, which is already in use at WAGO, adjacent systems and databases were integrated. communicode also integrated features such as document search with the Enterprise Search of Exalead or a download assistant. In this way, different document types can be searched for in categories, branches, product groups or applications and downloaded as PDF or e-book.

Furthermore, communicode fundamentally renewed the design of the WAGO website and created a new navigation structure.

About E-Spirit

e-Spirit AG is one of the leading technology providers in the field of Web Content Management (WCM). Numerous well-known customers from all industries rely on FirstSpirit™ for the worldwide implementation of successful web strategies and the creation, management and publication of content in a wide variety of channels (inter, intra and extranet, mobile channels, PDF, e-mail newsletters, portals, DTP, technical documentation). The CMS convinces companies with its outstanding integration capability and consistent best-of-breed orientation: It integrates seamlessly into complex system landscapes and portals (SAP NetWeaver, IBM WebSphere, Microsoft SharePoint, Liferay) and with the FirstSpirit™ AppCenter e-Spirit offers the possibility, unique in the market, of surface integration of any (web) applications directly into the CMS. As a content integration platform, FirstSpirit™ meets the highest demands in terms of usability, performance and investment security.

About WAGO Kontakttechnik GmbH & Co. KG

WAGO is a globally operating group of companies with its headquarters in Minden. WAGO has subsidiaries and representatives on all continents. The company operates production facilities in Germany, Switzerland, Poland, China, India, the USA and Japan. WAGO's business segment is divided into two core areas: Electrical Interconnections comprises products for electrical connection technology. The portfolio is supplemented by the Automation division with products for automation as well as interface components for industry, process and building technology.