Friedhelm Loh

Friedhelm Loh

"We will face new challenges" Friedhelm Loh, owner and CEO of Rittal, on HANNOVER MESSE as the launch pad of global success and future challenges “Digitisation belongs just as much as development in a targeted programme of research funding – Friedhelm Loh...
Renate Pilz

Renate Pilz

“Knowledge is not constrained to one country" Renate Pilz, owner of automation and safety specialist Pilz on the values which motivate her global teams and have lead to long-term success. “At Pilz, innovation is a central part of our corporate strategy as we...
Michael Ziesemer

Michael Ziesemer

“Our companies contribute directly to the prosperity of the world markets” Michael Ziesemer, President of ZVEI, on globalisation and Industry 4.0. “Integrating value added processes beyond industry and national borders creates value networks on a global scale...
Mateusz Morawiecki

Mateusz Morawiecki

“Poland participates in the fourth industrial revolution” Mateusz Morawiecki, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development and Finance, on the industrial strategy of Poland. “Our companies operate successfully on foreign markets and are appreciated even by...
Dr. Eberhard Veit

Dr. Eberhard Veit

"As far as Industry 4.0 is concerned, China is really upping the pace" Dr. Eberhard Veit, long-time CEO of FESTO, on the Industry 4.0 challenges posed by Chinese competitors „While in the West all we have heard of in some areas are soundbite statements of intent,...
Dr. Volker Treier

Dr. Volker Treier

“German companies create jobs abroad that offer future prospects" Dr. Volker Treier, Head of Foreign Trade at the DIHK, on current global economic challenges “German companies have invested around 250 billion dollars just in the USA. Even if the proportion that...