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When 100 bobsleds and other sports equipment have to be transported from Canada to Germany for a competition, it's a job for Sebastian Stahl. He heads the Conceptum Sport Logistics Company - specialists in this niche logistics market.
Report by Anja Kimmig.
Some companies are leaders in their fields, but relatively unknown to outsiders. One such hidden champion is the Schuler Group from Göppingen. They're the global market leader in metal-forming technology. Reporter Miltiades Arsenopoulos paid a visit to Göppingen to find out the secret behind their success.
Report by Miltiades Arsenopoulos.
First the great-grandfather, then the grandfather, father and brother, and now Jennifer - for the Kaiser family, working at Daimler is a long-standing tradition. Jennifer Kaiser is a mechatronics engineer who completed her training at Daimler and is now earning an industrial engineering qualification.
She’s not alone in her loyalty - the average German spends 11 years with the same employer. What accounts for this longevity?
Report by Carmen Meyer.
Our studio guest is Martin Krzywdzinski, a labor market researcher at the Social Science Research Center in Berlin. He speaks to us about why Germans tend to value job security, and the benefits of staying with an employer.
What does it take to make a television program come off smoothly? Made in Germany offers a look behind the scenes. Take a peek inside our studio and meet our moderators.
A Leica is forever. That motto was the brand’s selling point - and very nearly its downfall. After failing to keep pace with the digital revolution, in 2004 the German company almost went bankrupt. Then investor Andreas Kaufmann stepped in, and brought Leica back from the brink.
Since then, Leica has invested 80 million euros in research and development. And in 2009, Leica achieved profitability once again.
Report by Joanna Gottschalk.