Full Steam Ahead into the Future

Despite the severe economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, Max Mabuti looks positively into the future. He set the right course for his firm at the right time. And that is paying off now: His turnover will double in this “corona year”. Among other things, the new partnership with a steam boiler manufacturer in Germany is also contributing to his success.
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Strategic Goal Achievement

Few medium-sized enterprises in Tunisia are privately owned industrial businesses. The Soran Group, headed by a committed couple, is one of them. After participating in the MP, co-founder Sonia Louati sharpened her strategy. Now she is in a position to stand up to strong competition in the long term. Continue reading

An Entrepreneur Full of Energy

Ahmed Fathelbab is Managing Director of the steel firm El Fateh. Together with a mechanical engineer whom he got to know in Germany, he is implementing several projects in Africa and Germany at the same time. In addition, the dynamic businessman founded a new firm during the MP that produces biofuel. Continue reading

From Silicon Valley to Business in Russia

The engineer and business information technology specialist Siegfried Köhler has always worked internationally. The programme “Fit for Business with Russia” helped bring about a major business shift: He moved his software sales business from the US to Russia and founded a start-up that converts golf course pumps for use in shipyards and factories in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Continue reading

“It’s about learning from each other”

2019 was a notable year for entrepreneur Meretmuhammet Meredov. The Managing Director of “Kindi”, a baked goods producer in Turkmenistan, came to Germany to learn about new methods for making confectionary and to find partners for a joint venture. Consequently, he completely revamped his corporate planning. Continue reading

“Our processes are now 90 per cent more efficient”

For more than two decades, Ranok has provided the Ukrainian market with books and stationery. Business is good and processing all the orders quickly and efficiently is one of the firm’s biggest challenges. As head of logistics, this is Jurij Bugaj’s responsibility. In the course of the MP, he optimised the warehouse technology in his firm and increased his focus on employee motivation. Continue reading

Natural remedies for Uzbekistan

Nika Pharm Servis GmbH based in Tashkent is a producer and distributor of medicines and food supplements. The company owns OXYmed, the largest and most modern pharmacy chain in the country, and further firms in the field of pharmaceutics. 500 of the roughly 700 employees work in the pharmacies. Together, they generated about 200 million euros in turnover in 2018 and contributed to improving healthcare in the country.

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Private clinic for urology and andrology opens in Mongolia

Mongolia is one of the most sparsely populated countries. Half of the approximately three million inhabitants live in rural areas, and the other half live in the capital city of Ulan Bator. The capital city is not only the uncontested economic, cultural and political centre of the country, it is also the centre of the health care system: Many Mongolians have to travel there to get medical services. Continue reading