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Manfred Brinkmann

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We have inspiring conversations with our interview partners. By creating the basis of trust for these successful and smart people to exchange ideas with us on an equal level, we achieve unique interviews with personal content.

Manfred Brinkmann
Managing editor-in-chief

Simone Pérèle Wish Blanc Cristal from the Iconic Wish Line

The Daily Feeling of Luxury

"Liberating and supporting the female body" – that was the mantra of corset maker Simone Pérèle, who founded her own company over 75 years ago. In doing so, she...

Interview with Frederick Franz, General Manager of Simone Pérèle Corsetry Fashion GmbH

RSB Oliver Hoidn and Bernd Hoffmann

Small and Fine

Central settlement is a billing system for payment transactions between suppliers and members of purchasing associations - in the best case a win-win situation for...

Interview with Bernd Hoffmann, Managing Director of RSB Retail + Service Bank GmbH

Torsten Wegner, Managing Director of Novotechnik Sensor Engineering OHG

Precise Measurements at Every Angle

As a medium-sized family-owned traditional company, Novotechnik Sensor Engineering OHG, located in Ostfildern in the Stuttgart area, holds its own against strong...

Interview with Torsten Wegner, Managing Director of Novotechnik Sensor Engineering OHG

Jörg Niche, CSO of Solar-Log GmbH

Enthusiasm and Emotions for Photovoltaics

Even a factual technical product can evoke emotions and enthusiasm, as proven by the South German company Solar-Log GmbH. What started as a small startup has now...

Interview with Jörg Niche, CSO of Solar-Log GmbH

VODASUN Solar Park in Wittenhagen

Creating Something Special with Know-how

In just under 13 years from 0 to 100: This sentence sums up the success story of the VODASUN® Group. As a comprehensive provider in the renewable energy sector,...

Interview with David Florez Meier, COO of the VODASUN® Group

Gerd Schöller, CEO of SCHOENERGIE GmbH

"Making a Sustainable Contribution Out of Conviction"

Taking responsibility, being authentic, truly standing behind what the company stands for - these words are repeated often when CEO Gerd Schöller talks about his...

Interview with Gerd Schöller, CEO of SCHOENERGIE GmbH

Jens Heckenmüller and Christian Hanke, Managing Directors of Teckentrup GmbH & Co. KG

More Security for Life and Values

The requirements for functional doors have significantly increased in recent years due to ever stricter regulations, but also due to people's higher need for safety....

Interview with Jens Heckenmüller and Christian Hanke, Managing Directors of Teckentrup GmbH & Co. KG

Tektura Wohnungbau - Project Trentiner Straße in Neufahrn

Satisfied Customers are the Best Recommendation

Stefan Bock, Managing Partner of TEKTURA Wohnbau GmbH, sums up his work ethic in a few words: "I like it when the buyers are satisfied, can move in without any trouble,...

Interview with Stefan Bock, Managing Partner of TEKTURA Wohnbau GmbH

Van Oord Hydraulic Engineering Coastal Protection, Land Reclamation, Energy Security

Van Oord: The Leader in Maritime Hydraulic Engineering

Dredging at the coast and installing facilities for offshore energy. Wresting land from the water while ensuring the sea cannot easily claim it back. This is the...

Interview with Dirk im Sande, Managing Director of Van Oord Wasserbau GmbH

Martin Görge, Managing Director of Sprinkenhof GmbH

Architecture in a Change of Values

As an investor and implementing agency for urban construction projects, Sprinkenhof GmbH plays a decisive role in shaping and securing Hamburg's future. Through...

Interview with Martin Görge, Managing Director of Sprinkenhof GmbH

formsaat- New varieties are developed in Bavarian Osterhofen

The Seed Succeeds

Corn as far as the eye can see. About 2.5 million hectares of corn are currently cultivated in Germany. And for good reason. Corn is versatile, delivers above-average...

Interview with Matthias Kühlmann, Board Member of farmsaat AG

Enghouse Agent

"Migration to the cloud is usually simpler than thought!"

"Our central vision is to always offer the most current solutions in our segment that meet the market standard," summarizes Berkan Denkci, VP of Sales Central Europe...

Interview with Berkan Denkci, VP of Sales Central Europe at Enghouse AG

Dr. Jochen Köckler, CEO, about Deutsche Messe AG

Trade Fairs as Inspiring Business Platforms

In a world where digitalization and sustainability are not just trendy terms, but fundamental pillars for future-oriented corporate strategies, Deutsche Messe AG...

Interview with Dr. Jochen Köckler, CEO, about Deutsche Messe AG

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Paul Heinz Bruder, Managing Partner of BRUDER Spielwaren GmbH & Co. KG

Down to the Detail: An Almost Real Toy World

Almost as real as the real world: The toys of BRUDER Spielwaren GmbH & Co. KG are so detailed that not only children are thrilled by them, but also parents and collectors....

Interview with Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Paul Heinz Bruder, Managing Partner of BRUDER Spielwaren GmbH & Co. KG

Nehlsen-BWB Aircraft Galvanics Team Picture

30 Years of Expertise in Surface Technology

Since July 1, 2023, Dr. Alexander Nerowski and Mark Schreckenbach have formed the management duo of Nehlsen-BWB Aircraft Galvanics GmbH & Co. KG. In an interview...

Interview with Dr. Alexander Nerowski, Technical Managing Director, and Mark Schreckenbach, Commercial Managing Director of Nehlsen-BWB Aircraft Galvanics Dresden GmbH & Co. KG

Dr. Hannes Schwarz, Project Leader of msu solutions GmbH

How to Transfer Expertise to a New Market

As a billing specialist for the energy and water sectors, msu solutions GmbH has made a name for itself throughout the German-speaking area for 20 years. Seven years...

Interview with Dr. Hannes Schwarz, Project Leader of msu solutions GmbH

Tobias Ragge, CEO of HRS Group

Metamorphoses and Transformations

From a travel agency to a technology company - it sounds like a fairy tale, but it's a very real story: The HRS Group, headquartered in Cologne, works for some of...

Interview with Tobias Ragge, CEO of HRS Group

Hans Karall, CEO of Vimeksim International GmbH

Sunflower Oil from Ukraine: From Field to Plate

So far, the Vimeksim International GmbH, originally founded in Ukraine, has primarily been engaged in the primary production of agricultural raw materials. A year...

Interview with Hans Karall, CEO of Vimeksim International GmbH

Mike Hennig, Managing Director of Teigwaren Riesa GmbH

"For You From Here!"

Whether Schneckli, Drelli, or Hörnchen, whether durum wheat or spelt, whether organic or whole grain: The product variety of Teigwaren Riesa seems to know no bounds....

Interview with Mike Hennig, Managing Director of Teigwaren Riesa GmbH

Koppert Cress Shiso Purple Cress

"Creating added value through flavor and appearance!"

Fresh and healthy herbs in excellent and consistent quality for top gastronomy as well as catering? This is offered by the Dutch company Koppert Cress B.V. The family...

Interview with Stijn Baan, Commercial Director of Koppert Cress B.V.

Guido Kühne, Managing Director of Refresco Germany GmbH

Fresh Ideas for the Beverage Industry

In Germany alone, the globally active beverage service provider Refresco bottles more than 2.6 billion liters of water and soft drinks each year and works worldwide...

Interview with Guido Kühne, Managing Director of Refresco Germany GmbH

apeiron restaurant & retail management Pizza

Eating, drinking, being together

Not least due to the pandemic, going out behavior has changed. Socializing, the convivial being together, is increasingly in the foreground. The apeiron restaurant...

Interview with Kent Hahne, Managing Director of apeiron restaurant & retail management GmbH

Christopher Kalvelage, Managing Director of HEIDEMARK GmbH

Clear values, high quality

According to the Federal Office for Agriculture and Nutrition, the meat consumption of Germans fell in 2022 to the lowest level since records began. The market is...

Interview with Christopher Kalvelage, Managing Director of HEIDEMARK GmbH

RCN Holiday Parks - Laacher See

"Want to continue to offer added value for holidays!"

As different as the holiday parks of the RCN Holiday Parks may be, they all have one thing in common. They are all located in a beautiful and natural landscape and...

Interview with Riné van Dingstee, CEO of the RCN Holiday Parks

S. Spitz Production Area

Mastering Sweet and Sour

More than 160 years of market experience, a product and processing variety that is internationally unmatched, and a strong focus on a sustainable company strategy...

Interview with Harald Doppler, Managing Director of S. Spitz GmbH

Gläserne Molkerei Product Overview

We are the Transparent Ones!

Out of conviction 100% organic and absolute transparency along the entire value chain - that is the promise that Gläserne Molkerei fulfills daily for its customers...

Interview with Bettina Voß, Marketing Manager of Gläserne Molkerei GmbH

Nils-R. Vetter, Managing Director of Wind Multiplikator GmbH

Fresh wind and new energy

Offshore wind turbines make a central contribution to the energy transition in Germany. They are gigantic facilities at sea, which produce significantly more electricity...

Interview with Nils-R. Vetter, Managing Director of Wind Multiplikator GmbH