BREATHING EASY IN HEATHROW
London Heathrow is the largest airport in Europe. More than 72 million passengers use its five terminals every year and they all need fresh air. Air filters from Mann+Hummel play a decisive role in this area. We looked at the work of two service technicians during a filter replacement.
FROM GERMANY TO THE US VIA ASIA
Once an installation specialist in the Saarland town of Rohrbach - now a site manager for production, purchasing and logistics in the USA. Yannick Schilly's (41) career milestones are quite diverse - and international. What made him follow this path? Curiosity, passion and the support of his family and his employer Festo.
MACHINES FOR FUN
Far away from factory buildings, some machines don't see their calling in producing goods. Nevertheless, their mission is of great importance: entertainment. Here is a personal selection of the most fun machines. They might even provide some shopping inspiration in time for Christmas.
A CANADIAN ADVENTURE
It is a while ago now, but the memories remain just as fresh. Manuel Buchmann spent almost two years - from April 1, 2008 to December 31, 2009, to be precise - as a Technical Sales Advisor at MULTIVAC in Canada, supporting the packaging machinery manufacturer from Germany's Allgäu region as it split its sales organization MULTIVAC Canada from MULTIVAC USA.
JAPAN: ONE STEP AHEAD
It is 8:00 a.m. in the bay of Tokyo. The Schaeffler office in the Yokohama Business Park exudes an air of calm. Within the next hour, more than 200 engineers and sales specialists will arrive and bring to life the state-of-the-art laboratories and offices. Project manager Marco Kaiser uses the time to check his e-mails from Germany. He is seven hours ahead of his colleagues in Herzogenaurach, where the rest of his 20-strong team is based.