Our Travels


Back to Bavaria

We returned to the picturesque town of Weiler im Allgäu recently to do a final check of the customer magazine we produce for our client, HCME, before it goes to print. Seven language versions of this issue of Ground Control have been produced, showing happy Hitachi customers and their construction equipment in job sites around Europe. Many thanks once again

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Hong Kong rendezvous

  What do ‘Chek Lap Kok’, sea cucumbers and the Tian Tan Buddha all have in common? The answer: Andy and Glenn were lucky enough to see them all on a recent trip with client Vanderlande to Hong Kong.   East meets west Firstly, a minor reveal: ‘Chek Lap Kok’ is the island upon which sits Hong Kong International Airport

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All work, no play? Not exactly…

The RED team was treated to VIP access to one of Germany’s leading theme parks last week, as part of a special project with our client, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME). It’s sponsoring a new attraction at Spieleland, which features ten specially modified ZX17U-5 mini excavators. We went to photograph and film the machines in action, and interviewed the

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Touchdown in Iceland

More of us are flying than ever before, and we all want to have a stress-free time when we’re travelling. The RED team headed to Keflavík Airport in Iceland to see how it was improving the experience for its passengers. Safety first If ever an example was needed that air travel is on the rise, taking a quick trip to

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Swiss family Probst

For RED, working in Switzerland with the authorised Hitachi dealer, Probst Maveg, is like visiting old friends who live abroad. After three incredibly productive days in the German and Italian parts of this beautiful country – linked by the 16.9 km-long (10.50-mile) Gotthard Road Tunnel – we agreed that the professionalism, enthusiasm and friendship exhibited by our hosts had reached

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RED is lucky in China!

Regular visitors to the blog will be aware of RED’s completion of the first stage of Vanderlande’s popular ‘Challenges in Motion’ recruitment marketing campaign. This success led to an invitation by our client to create compilation movies for other markets, such as China. An impressive location Vanderlande’s impressive Chinese office is located in the most populous city and busiest port

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Florence two times

Two trips to Florence airport in a week was the fortunate fate facing Paul earlier this year when he first flew into Tuscany on a working mission – and then after one day at home to pack, he took his family back along the same route for their summer holiday. It’s a dirty job… Picturesque quarry We’ll let him tell

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Brilliant Bergen

Norway is arguably one of RED’s favourite countries to visit. This time, Andy and Glenn were the lucky ones to represent our client Vanderlande in Bergen. Along the way, they found out about express security lanes, trolls and… ‘funiculars’. Sleek and secure In support of our client’s ‘World of Vanderlande’ campaign, we were asked to visit Bergen’s picturesque regional airport.

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Another successful dealer marketing event with HCME

RED recently took to the skies once more on their way to The Netherlands. This time, Andy, Glenn, Paul and Nicole headed for Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV’s (HCME) annual Dealer Marketing Event. Held across various locations in Amsterdam, the two-day conference saw Hitachi’s authorised local dealers gather from across the continent to discuss – and learn about ­– new

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Schiphol express!

At RED, we thrive on helping our clients to meet tight deadlines. Our recent trip to Schiphol Airport was an excellent example of how teamwork, communication and creativity turned an important movie project into a fun challenge. A familiar sight Andy and Glenn are no strangers to Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. On their travels, the guys have passed through its

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