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Manfred Brinkmann

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Manfred Brinkmann
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HVA Koeling cooling and storage system for apples and pears

Always perfectly cooled, stored, and ventilated

In order for fruits and vegetables to arrive fresh and crisp at the consumer after harvest, they must be optimally stored in the meantime. And this is exactly where...

HVA Koeling BVBA

Interview with Erik Deswert, Site Manager of HVA Koeling BVBA

Holzkontor and Pelletierwerk Schwedt - Location in Schwedt

Architects of the Heat Transition

Climate change and the energy transition are THE top issue of political discussion, further fueled by the recent judgement of the Constitutional Court. HPS Holzkontor...

Interview with Sylwia Senczyszyn, Managing Director of HPS Holzkontor and Pelletierwerk Schwedt GmbH

Martin Aeschlimann, General Manager Engineering Plastics at Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH

"Europe is very far ahead in the Circular Economy!"

The Japanese global corporation Asahi Kasei, with over 50,000 employees, focuses on key innovations in its "Materials" division at its European branch in Düsseldorf,...

Interview with Martin Aeschlimann, General Manager Engineering Plastics at Asahi Kasei Europe GmbH

Astrid Twardy Zinc + Selenium Capsules

Vitality that comes from within

While health consciousness was particularly pronounced during the coronavirus pandemic, currently many people are foregoing the purchase of health-promoting products...

Interview with Jana Keym, Managing Director of Astrid Twardy GmbH

BUG Verkehrsbau construction site

Setting the course: The future on rails

At a time when the course is being set for a sustainable transport revolution, BUG Verkehrsbau SE acts as a central player in the rail network of progress. Since...

Interview with Roland Müller, CEO, and Marian Thomas, CFO of BUG Verkehrsbau SE

CosMed Nivea Products

From the Idea to the Product with Innovation and Quality

Plastics are ubiquitous in today's world and have become an integral part of our modern society. Their significance spans various sectors, from the packaging industry...

Interview with Jens Maschmeier and Dieter Sabrotzky, Managing Directors of CosMed GmbH & Co. KG

Bosch Beton Geopolymer Retaining Wall Solution

On the Way to a Cement-Free Future

If concrete were a country, it would be the third-largest producer of greenhouse gases on Earth, behind China and the United States. This is mainly due to the high...

Interview with Geert Hanssen, Commercial Director of Bosch Beton GmbH & Co.KG

BIT Analytical Instruments Headquarters in Schwalbach

Custom Suits for Analysis

To diagnose and treat blood diseases, highly specialized devices are required. As a developer and manufacturer of custom in-vitro diagnostic systems, BIT Analytical...

Interview with Thomas Eck and Jan Wilke, Managing Directors of BIT Analytical Instruments GmbH

Brink Climate Heat Exchanger

Highly Efficient: Fresh Air for a Healthy Living Climate

A good and above all healthy room climate contributes significantly to people's well-being. It is important to rely on both reliable and forward-looking technologies....

Interview with Anton Hans, Chief Executive Officer of Brink Climate Systems BV

Joachim Himmelsbach, Managing Director and CTO of Erwin Junker Machinery Factory GmbH

Our Drive: Precision

Not only for companies in the automobile and tool industry, but the grinding machine manufacturer Erwin Junker Maschinenfabrik GmbH in Nordrach has also been the...

Interview with Joachim Himmelsbach, Managing Director and CTO of Erwin Junker Machinery Factory GmbH

David Bech, Managing Partner of Akku Power GmbH

For a World Without Cables

In a world that is inexorably moving towards sustainable energy sources, batteries are becoming increasingly important. These small, but powerful energy storage...

Interview with David Bech, Managing Partner of Akku Power GmbH

Bristol Myers Squibb Company Headquarters

Personal destinies are our drive

The slogan 'Making the world a better place' sounds like a well-known platitude, but for the biopharma giant Bristol Myers Squibb, it is much more than that: the...

Interview with Michael Lugez, General Manager of CH and A at Bristol Myers Squibb SA

Wolfgang Schneider, Sales Manager, and Bernd Semelink, Managing Director of Tarczyński Deutschland GmbH and BW Handels- und Vertriebs GmbH

The Diversity of European Sausage Specialties

Hardly anyone knows the retail grocery sector as well as Bernd Semelink and Wolfgang Schneider. The two entrepreneurs have been working in this challenging sector...

Interview with Wolfgang Schneider, Sales Manager, and Bernd Semelink, Managing Director of Tarczyński Deutschland GmbH and BW Handels- und Vertriebs GmbH

Christoph Henze, Executive Board Member of Henze Boron Nitride Products AG

"We nurture and care for our customers!"

Hardly anyone knows it, yet it is an important material. Boron nitride is used in many industrial processes and is found in numerous applications due to its specific...

Interview with Christoph Henze, Executive Board Member of Henze Boron Nitride Products AG

NUN Overland in Leibnitz– The professional partner for Turkey transports

The Best of Both Worlds

A clear focus, a competent team, expertise, and know-how have made a company from Styria a market leader for transports between Europe and the Orient. NUN Overland...

Interview with Kurt Stessl, CEO of NUN Overland GmbH

Frank Kowalski, Managing Director of Bruchsal Tourism, Marketing & Events GmbH

"People must be surprised, not just satisfied!"

Bruchsal Tourism, Marketing & Events GmbH represents a remarkable transformation of a municipal subsidiary. Under the leadership of Frank Kowalski, the company has...

Interview with Frank Kowalski, Managing Director of Bruchsal Tourism, Marketing & Events GmbH

Holmer Maschinenbau Terra Dos 5

"We are putting the driver at the center of our actions!"

With over half a century of experience, Holmer Maschinenbau GmbH is one of the world's leading manufacturers in the area of self-propelled sugar beet harvesters...

Interview with Martin Führer, Managing Director of Holmer Maschinenbau GmbH

Hochland Kaffee Hunzelmann Management

Star Moments of Coffee

Coffee is more than a hot drink. Coffee is enjoyment and attitude towards life. Driven not least by the trend towards high-quality and even individually selectable...

Interview with Josue Ruiz, Managing Director of Hochland Kaffee Hunzelmann RS GmbH

Timo Krause, CEO of truu GmbH

The Perfect Drop of Water

Water is a scarce resource, yet extremely important for our health. However, the quality of the water we drink is essential. truu GmbH from Pforzheim has introduced...

Interview with Timo Krause, CEO of truu GmbH

xplace Salesroom

Welcome to Digital Retail

In many German city centers, the transformation of retail trade is visible – empty retail spaces and a decreasing number of customers in the stores. Brick-and-mortar...

Interview with Frank Hagemann, Managing Director of xplace GmbH

Thomas Mouhlen, a member of the management team of Prophete In Moving GmbH

Prophet remains always in motion with e-bikes

During the coronavirus pandemic, the e-bike market in Germany experienced a boom, before the tide turned due to the declining consumer sentiment. Nevertheless, Thomas...

Interview with Thomas Mouhlen, a member of the management team of Prophete In Moving GmbH

Dipl.-Ing., SFI Michael Brandhorst, CEO of Photon Meissener Technologies GmbH

Durable. Sustainable. Innovative!

Without Photon Meissener Technologies GmbH, many railway companies would be at a standstill, literally not going anywhere: The company contributes significantly...

Interview with Dipl.-Ing., SFI Michael Brandhorst, CEO of Photon Meissener Technologies GmbH

Udo Clever, owner and managing director of Clever Diamond GmbH

Our tools move the world

Diamonds are among the hardest materials in the world. Accordingly, diamond tools offer a range of machining advantages, such as hardness, cutting performance, heat...

Interview with Udo Clever, owner and managing director of Clever Diamond GmbH

Lutz Busching, Managing Director of DW SYSTEMBAU GMBH

Prestressed Concrete Slabs with System

Concrete is the super material of the construction industry, without which building as we know it today would not be possible. However, its production leaves a large...

Interview with Lutz Busching, Managing Director of DW SYSTEMBAU GMBH

Olivera Mautner, Managing Director of PLIWA Hygiene GmbH

Cleanliness and Safety for the Highest Standards

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly sharpened public awareness of hygiene. The topic of disinfection has since taken on a new significance. PLIWA Hygiene...

Interview with Olivera Mautner, Managing Director of PLIWA Hygiene GmbH

Wahl beard and hair clippers

The best choice for hair professionals

The ongoing popularity of fade, undercut, and modern pompadour hairstyles, as well as the classic buzzcut for men, has continually made electric hair clippers the...

Interview with Gökhan Yilmaz, General Manager & President of EMEA and Jörg Burger, General Manager & EMEA CFO