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Manfred Brinkmann

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Manfred Brinkmann
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Sandra Maile, CEO and Ulrich Ermel, COO of FORTEC Elektronik AG

Many Potentials, One Vision

FORTEC Elektronik AG, based in Germering near Munich, has had an exciting journey. From being a distributor, it has transformed into a system supplier for industrial...

FORTEC Elektronik AG

Interview with Sandra Maile, CEO and Ulrich Ermel, COO of FORTEC Elektronik AG

Dr. Langer Medical Neuromonitors in Action

Nerves on the Monitor

In the field of neuromonitoring, Dr. Langer Medical GmbH is a major player. The company, based in Waldkirch in the Black Forest, has been awarded various design...

Interview with Christian Hartmann, Managing Director of Dr. Langer Medical GmbH

Andritz Production

"The food industry is facing profound change!"

The world's population will increase by about two billion people in the next 20 years, which poses enormous challenges for global food supply. Moreover, especially...

Interview with Thomas Wünsche, Industry Director Food & Beverage at ANDRITZ Separation

4PL Central Station Transport Management

Your Supply Chain - transparent and cost-optimized

Transportation and logistics processes have become increasingly complex in recent years. It is therefore important for companies that move large quantities of goods...

Interview with Srecko Mühling, Chief Commercial Officer and Nebojsa Kolakovic, Chief Operations Officer of 4PL Central Station Deutschland GmbH

Sascha Krause-Tünker, Managing Director of Next2Sun Technology GmbH

The vertical way: Future of the energy transition

Either agricultural cultivation or photovoltaics – that has mostly been the credo when it comes to the use of open spaces. However, Next2Sun Technology GmbH demonstrates...

Interview with Sascha Krause-Tünker, Managing Director of Next2Sun Technology GmbH

Dr.-Ing. Steffen Leischnig, CEO LSA GmbH Leischnig Electrical Cabinet Construction Automation Technology

At the Service of Progress, Always at the Forefront of Technology

Solving tricky problems is in the DNA of LSA GmbH Leischnig Schaltschrankbau und Automatisierungstechnik from Wolkenstein. The company is at home in the Ore Mountains...

Interview with Dr.-Ing. Steffen Leischnig, CEO of LSA GmbH Leischnig Electrical Cabinet Construction Automation Technology

Kemper · Steiner & Partner Building

Projects Born Out of a Love for Design

Architects are the visionaries of our built environment, the artists of space, and the engineers of aesthetics. Through their creative minds and technical expertise,...

Interview with Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Klein, Managing Partner at Kemper · Steiner & Partner Architekten GmbH

Markus Schnüpke, CEO of BISS Gesellschaft für Büroinformationssysteme mbH

IT – Committed to Innovation and Sustainability

Digitalizing processes is a major challenge for companies across all sectors in itself. In addition, the ESG requirements at national and EU levels bring about new...

Interview with Markus Schnüpke, CEO of BISS Gesellschaft für Büroinformationssysteme mbH

Birgel - Fitter in action

"Our fitters are the flagship of the company!"

The fitters of Birgels Prima Kälte Klima GmbH & Co. KG are very close to the customers and therefore have a very important function for Jan-Philipp Birgels. They...

Interview with Ing. Jan-Philipp Birgels, authorized signatory, team leader project management at Birgels Prima Kälte Klima GmbH & Co. KG

Spagl GmbH Factory Sale

Within the Realm of Possibility

A picture is only truly showcased when it is framed. This is exactly the topic dedicated to by a company from Bavaria: SPAGL GmbH. The fourth-generation family business...

Interview with Fabian Pernpointner, Managing Director of SPAGL GmbH

Bergbahn Lech-Oberlech Panorama

Enjoying the slopes, preserving nature

Snow reliability. The magic word for a successful winter season and uninterrupted fun on the slopes. In the Lech-Oberlech ski area in Austria, skiing is often possible...

Interview with Necip Lucian, Managing Director of Bergbahn Lech-Oberlech GmbH & Co. KG

IAB Industrieanlagenbau Ladle Trolley

"We can achieve even more!"

IAB Industrieanlagenbau Senftenberg GmbH from Lusatia has previously been primarily involved in the steel and smelting industry. In the coming years, it wants to...

Interview with Michael Schäfer Managing Director and Sven Siegemund, Production Manager of IAB Industrieanlagenbau Senftenberg GmbH

Rainer Haag, Managing Director of ematric GmbH

Clever Machines, Smart Processes

International competition, rising costs, and an ongoing shortage of skilled workers create a dynamic environment for manufacturing companies. Accordingly, production...

Interview with Ing. Rainer Haag, Managing Director of ematric gmbh

Linus Diener, COO of Diener AG Precision Machining

Precision, Continuity and Passion

Taking over a family business at the operational level and leading it into a successful future in the long term is a challenge – especially if one must quickly adapt...

Interview with Linus Diener, COO of Diener AG Precision Machining

Stefan Wüthrich, CEO of Kern AG

Packaging that Creates Success

E-commerce is growing, and with it the need for packaging solutions. Kern AG from Switzerland is an expert in envelope inserting and packaging machines. With highly...

Interview with Stefan Wüthrich, CEO of Kern AG

STA Soundproofing - Soundproofing for a conveyor system

"Want customers to feel well taken care of!"

Noise makes you sick. That's why it is also important at the workplace to protect against noise. sta Schalltechnische Anlagen GmbH from Hamm/Sieg specializes in...

Interview with Daniel Kunze, Executive Management of sta Schalltechnische Anlagen GmbH

Stefanie Bindzus, CEO of ITV GmbH

For an Airtight Connection

In pneumatics, compressed air or gas is used to drive tools or machinery. For this, connectors and systems are required to safely transport the air from A to B....

Interview with Stefanie Bindzus, CEO of ITV GmbH

Dipl.-Kfr. Ines Schultze and Dipl.-Ing. Holger Klein, Board Members of e-netz Südhessen AG

How the Energy Transition is Shaped in South Hesse

The e-netz Südhessen AG ensures the secure energy supply in the Rhine-Main-Neckar area and guarantees a functioning infrastructure for around one million people...

Interview with Dipl.-Kfr. Ines Schultze and Dipl.-Ing. Holger Klein, Board Members of e-netz Südhessen AG

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The Partner for a Connected Future

In an increasingly connected world, digital infrastructure is the backbone that holds our societies, economies, and institutions together. The distribution of telecommunications...

Interview with Pierre-Pascal Urbon, CEO and CFO of KOMSA AG and Harald Josef Ollinger Vice President Marketing/Retail & Solutions of KOMSA AG

Michel Loris-Melikoff, CEO of the Kongresshaus Zürich AG

"Small and exquisite - a congress house like Switzerland"

On 5,300 m2 of multifunctional event space, the Kongresshaus Zürich hosts not only conferences, workshops, and general meetings, but also select concerts and exciting...

Interview with Michel Loris-Melikoff, CEO of the Kongresshaus Zürich AG

FD Pharma Headquarters

Safety and Quality: FD Pharma relies on Europe

Global trouble spots, a multi-year pandemic, and in the midst of it the German pharmaceutical market, whose Achilles' heel has now become the dependency on distant...

Interview with Christian Sarnoch, Managing Director of FD Pharma GmbH

Markus Leson, General Manager of Tokuyama Dental Germany GmbH

"With Omnichroma, we can create color from light!"

The aesthetic and functional demands of patients regarding restorative dental prosthetics have skyrocketed in recent years. Tokuyama Dental Germany GmbH distributes...

Interview with Markus Leson, General Manager of Tokuyama Dental Germany GmbH

BioMed AG Trade Fair Stand

Pharma Sales Professional for Switzerland

The trade in pharmaceuticals is highly regulated in Europe, both inside and outside the EU. This applies to prescription drugs as well as OTC products and even dietary...

Interview with Thomas Wirth, CEO of BioMed AG

Öko-Haus Open Field PV Plant

Solar Pioneer by Conviction

The solar industry is a central component of the energy transition. Germany plays an important role in this future market by international comparison. According...

Interview with Felix Steber, Managing Director of ÖKO-Haus GmbH