Atradius Case Studies

Our Case Studies provide examples of high quality credit management processes and practices in a variety of different sectors and markets throughout the world.

Henrich Baustoffzentrum, Germany

Henrich Baustoffzentrum case study Atradius


Germany’s building industry is booming. At the same time, the sector is still giving credit managers sleepless nights. The reason: although their order books are full, a large number of construction companies are exposed to above-average risks of payment default. Henrich Baustoffzentrum has been an active stakeholder in this challenging market for more than 150 years. One of its success factors: continuous work on its own credit management. Here the family-run company describes how it relies on us to cover its receivables.


Rashi Peripherals, India

Rashi Peripherals | Case study image | computer hardware


Rashi Peripherals is one of India’s leading IT distributors with a track record spanning nearly 30 years. Navin Agarwal, Head of Accounts and Finance at Rashi Peripherals describes our work as an integral part of their own credit control processes.


Henkell & Co.-Gruppe, Germany

Henkell sparking wine cork collection


When it comes to seasonal demand, the Sparkling wine industry is a classic example of the challenges these spikes in demand bring and the need to have good credit management processes in place.  Atradius has been supporting Henkell for over 20 years, providing cover quickly at peak times, and thereby helping them to trade successfully worldwide.


Vinci Construction France

Industrial digger | Atradius

Atradius Bonding has enabled Vinci Construction France to expand their sources of finance beyond their banking partners.  This partnership with Atradius benefits Vinci Construction by providing substantial flexibility, excellent responsiveness and a capacity for innovation.



Colt Technology Services

Colt Technology Services

ICT company, Colt Technology Services, use Atradius Collections for amicable and swift resolutions to unpaid bills. This enables them to focus on their customer-oriented practice and their business priorities, which include commercial and financial growth, as well as sustainability and charity work.



Continental Banden Groep B.V.

Continental Tyres Atradius case study

Automotive parts company, Continental, enjoys peace of mind and a dynamic approach to informed sales procedures with credit insurance across their entire receivables portfolio. Their credit insurance team works closely with their sales teams to design contracts tailored to the needs of individual buyers.



Combine harvester Atradius credit insurance case study

With hundreds of outlets throughout Australia and a significant export business, credit management is a key part of Elders’ overall business strategy. Credit Insurance forms part of their agribusiness policy, where Elders aim to add an extra layer of comfort as part of a wider and detailed risk mitigation strategy.





Atradius Credit Insurance | Follett Corporation case study

The ice machine manufacturer, Follett Corporation, uses Atradius Credit Insurance alongside market intelligence to support their central operational priority of risk mitigation. This insight enables the company to confidently offer appropriate credit terms and has helped Follett grow substantially in a short period of time.



Ingram Micro


Ingram Micro case study

A key objective of multinational technology company, Ingram Micro, is achieving ‘business balance’ with sales on one side and risk on the other. Outsourcing credit management to us enabled the company to better understand and take a more balanced approach to risk.  



Klaus Faber AG


Faber Cables case study

The operational strategy of wholesale supplier of wires and cables, Klaus Faber, is to minimise risk, and maintain a sustainable balance sheet regardless of the economic climate. Credit insurance plays an important role in the strategic development of their business, in particular with regard to loss prevention and debt default.



L'Oreal case study | Atradius credit insurance

As a successful beauty products business, L’Oréal Hong Kong partner with to help protect their regional interests and support their focus on further growth. In addition to insuring their existing business, we provide L’Oréal Hong Kong with the knowledge and confidence to develop their business and gain new customers.




Fishing nets hanging up to dry


Atradius Credit Insurance is used to support Norebo's (formerly Ocean Trawlers’) sales strategy, which has been very successful in a range of markets over the past few years. The fishing company benefitted from our flexible and prompt approach to increases in credit limits for product testing and market development.



Park Polymers


Plastic recycling material

A fast credit decision process for Park Polymers enables the recycling company to quickly determine the credit worthiness of buyers, which enables them to sign on new customers quickly and increase credit lines to established customers, in order to create robust business growth.




Leather stitching


A key objective for the premium leather goods company, Pittards, is to continue to build on its successful export model, while developing new markets through new product offerings. With their strong partnership model and our understanding of their business aims, operation and market, Pittards continues to thrive.




Architect plans


PORR AG is a dynamic construction and civil engineering company working in several geographies, whose success is built on strong relationships developed with clients, suppliers and staff. PORR uses various guarantee and surety products, each tailored to the construction project’s individual needs and characteristics.