Nov 01, 2016 – SMC becomes starkpartners

With the expansion of our areas of expertise and the appointment of several entrepreneurial personalities to the company’s advisory board, SMC GmbH has now become the new starkpartners consulting GmbH with headquarters in Meerbusch.

Aug 01, 2016 – New cooperation partner on board

With attorney Th. Christian Jurascheck a suitable cooperation partner could be won, who accompanied legal questions in the M&A projects.

Oct 01, 2014 – Awarded with the TOPCONSULT-Award

In some places, the consulting industry has the reputation of producing a lot of hot air and withdrawing after consulting. Not the consultants of starkpartners: Instead of delivering only theoretical solutions, they accompany their clients until the implementation of the measures is completed. “We don’t leave anyone alone,” emphasizes Senior Partner, Thorsten Stark. His firm is primarily dedicated to technically oriented companies, for example in telecommunications, IT, automotive supply, industry or building automation. For our excellent work we were even awarded the “TOP CONSULTANT” Award 2013|2014.

2014 – New rooms – New possibilities

The SMC companies (now known as starkpartners) are now moving into their own offices in Meerbusch, Lank-Latum district, which are geared to demand and growth. In addition to now sufficient capacities, the demand for additional meeting and training rooms was also covered.

Sept 15, 2013 – Own data center launched

Our own high-security data center is online. In addition to the IT services and hosting services already offered, the group of companies is expanding its capabilities to provide customer-specific database applications in the future. In addition to the most modern security and backup technology, the database storage has also been massively increased.

2013 – Sponsoring for a “fringe group”

SMC will become a sponsor in the field of motor sports and will support the team of Michael Eichhorn and Jörn Heuberg as drivers in the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring in the Eifel in the 2013 season. We wish the team and all participants good luck! For us, racing means concentrating on the essentials.

2012 – Separation of the business areas

Splitting of the business units into the two main groups SMC Management Consulting for corporate succession and investments and SMC Restructure for corporate reorganisation and restructuring completed in organisational terms. In addition to the already spun-off divisions SMC IT Solutions and EGI – Emea Global Inkasso, the teams are now also assigned to the respective focal points.

2010 – Cooperation intensified

Strengthening of cooperation in the field of restructuring by intensifying cooperation with renowned insolvency administrators from Düsseldorf. As a successful and powerful team, the SMC consultants work hand in hand with the specialized lawyers of the law firm Andres & Schneider.

2010 – SMC expands competencies

SMC Management takes over the insolvent HAHM Computer GmbH from Erftstadt and creates its own competence center for IT consulting in medium-sized businesses. 6 employees were taken over and continue to support the customers of the former HAHM IT – the company is repositioned under the name EMEAnet GmbH and is the first independent subsidiary of SMC Management GmbH.

2008 – Support in the team

SMC Management is strengthened in the area of business consulting by the experienced business expert and long-time auditor Clemens Koch, who joins the company as a partner and is now responsible for the area of controlling and analytics.

2007 – From Munich to Düsseldorf

The team of SMC Management moves into its first premises in the state capital Düsseldorf, in very attractive offices in GAP15. The other offices in Munich are cleared and the move to Düsseldorf is completed in only 4 working days.

2005 – Foundation of the SMC Management GmbH