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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

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...

Akku Power GmbH

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

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

KATHREIN Solutions Distribution Center

Analog Becomes Digital

When does the package leave the warehouse, when does the local train arrive, which vehicle passes the toll station, or when does the livestock receive which feed...

Interview with Thomas Brunner, CEO of KATHREIN Solutions 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

btv technologies - generous storage capacities

TAK – Logistics transparent, agile and cost-efficient

Large companies face the challenge of ensuring a smooth In-time production process through efficient management of electronic components and semiconductors. For...

Interview with Maximilian Krane, CEO and Sven Vogel, CFO of btv technologies GmbH

Martin Höck, Managing Director of Windschiegl Maschinenbau GmbH

Fast, precise, and powerful in all core competencies

For more than 30 years, Windschiegl Maschinenbau GmbH has been offering its know-how in the areas of turning, milling, grinding, and gear cutting to its customers....

Interview with Martin Höck, Managing Director of Windschiegl Maschinenbau GmbH

Sandra Tüter, Managing Director of SOMA Caravaning Center Bremen

On the Move at Home

The pandemic has given the market for mobile travel a sustainable boost. Initially driven by the fear of contagion, many people have since discovered the advantages...

Interview with Sandra Tüter, Managing Director of SOMA Caravaning Center Bremen

Alexander Kuhn, General Manager of Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH

Creativity as the Common Thread

Sewing is in. And has a long tradition. In 1790, the first wood-based sewing machine operated by a hand crank was patented. Today, sewing machines are true high-tech...

Interview with Alexander Kuhn, General Manager of Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH

ISEO Germany Libra with 1NCA Cable Free Smart Finger

Freedom through Security: “Unlock your freedom to move”

With a clear focus on innovation and internationality, ISEO Germany GmbH has developed into a significant player in the field of security and access control. Managing...

Interview with Carlos Rocholl, Managing Director of ISEO Germany GmbH

Tribus - Electrically powered bus with lift for wheelchair users

Customized minibuses instead of off-the-rack

There are off-the-rack vehicles and then there are vehicles from the Tribus Group. The difference? The company from the Netherlands specializes in converting standard...

Interview with Iddo Verweij, CEO of the Tribus Group

Michael Seitz, Head of Extraction Technology at AL-KO THERM GMBH

More than clean air

AL-KO THERM GMBH is the specialist for the production and distribution of AL-KO Airtech ventilation and extraction systems, located in Jettingen-Scheppach near Augsburg....

Interview with Michael Seitz, Head of Extraction Technology at AL-KO THERM GMBH

A+T Nutzfahrzeuge Tractor Unit from Renault

"Our Service Makes the Difference!"

Digitalization and alternative drive systems will also profoundly change the commercial vehicle industry. A+T Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH, as a long-standing authorized dealer...

Interview with Tobias Tönjes, one of the Managing Directors of A+T Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH and A+T Nutzfahrzeuge Süd-West GmbH

Bulmor Heavyline Electric Forklift

Strong in Lifting

It's simple physics: If you want to transport something long and heavy, you clamp it under your arm sideways, instead of holding it at arm's length in front of you....

Interview with Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Jakowiak, Managing Director of Bulmor Industries GmbH

Weroform Alexander Becker, Andreas Becker, and Marcel Enslin

Between Tradition and Innovation

Plastic profiles play a crucial role in the design and construction of buildings, especially in the area of roofing and cladding. They combine aesthetic design possibilities...

Interview with Andreas Becker, Managing Director of Weroform GmbH

proloxx freight forwarding & logistics Fleet

Kilometers with Heart

Adherence to schedules is the most important quality criterion for transport and logistics companies. Due to the glaring shortage of drivers, this is currently a...

Interview with Michel Veit, Managing Director of proloxx freight forwarding & logistics GmbH

Roman Müller, Managing Director and Technical Director of BBS Motorsport GmbH

Success in the Fast Lane

As the world leader in the production of magnesium forged wheels, Haslach-based BBS Motorsport GmbH impresses with high-quality products and a unique craftsmanship...

Interview with Roman Müller, Managing Director and Technical Director of BBS Motorsport GmbH