IT ALL STARTED WITH CHINA
In 1993, Andreas Fäth (63) unexpectedly became a member of a project team working on the construction of Linde's forklift truck factory in Xiamen, southern China. This moment of fate was to have a lasting impact on his career. Linde (China) went on to become the largest foreign supplier of material handling solutions in the Chinese market and the market leader in the premium segment - a success story of Sino-German cooperation. For Fäth, it was the beginning of a long-term love affair.
CHINA CALLING: TWO YEARS IN GAOMI
This wasn't Eberhard Janssen's first stay in China. Yet, even for experienced globetrotters, the expat life offers new cultures, new living conditions and new working environments. For two years the Claasian relocated from his job in Harsewinkel, Germany, to Gaomi and gained valuable experience.
One of Mann+Hummel's principles is supplying products of the same standard to their customers all over the world. International, experienced experts such as Luiz Ferrari help to ensure that this is precisely what happens, despite various conditions, and that "Operational Excellence" is "alive" and implemented day after day in every plant in the world. A portrait.