Setting an Example for Vocational Training

Ramy Soudan is the managing director of Riyada. In an interview, he talks about modernising his company after completing the Manager Training Programme. He has recently started in-house training for dairy technologists and is driving the development of the profession which is still new in Egypt. His training programme is modelled on Germany’s vocational training system.
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Growth in the Middle East

German RepRap GmbH manufactures 3D printers. Through the Manager Training Programme, the company has established a sales partnership with Egyptian company Promech. The Munich-based firm now has an impressive track record in the region. In an interview, International Sales Manager Ismail Serrhini explains what makes the partnership with Promech so successful and why 3D technology is in such high demand today. 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

Strong in steel

In Egypt, the name Faltas is synonymous with steel.  The Faltas family has been making a name for itself in the steel business for over 25 years. The steel bars produced by Sambo Metals are primarily sold to the automotive industry, where they are used in car parts of Maseratis and Mercedes-Benz buses. Continue reading

New Projects in the Millions

Cairo-based Promech Engineering was founded in 2003. The firm specialises in Industry 4.0, advising businesses on how to employ 3D solutions and selling the accompanying hardware and software.

Karim Mohsen is the Sales Manager for Egypt and the Middle East and is working with a German company, German RepRap GmbH, to realise profitable new projects worth millions of euros. At the heart are German RepRap printers that can transform fluids into three-dimensional products. Continue reading

Strengthening German-Egyptian Business Relations

Around 50 co-operations are planned or have already been agreed – this is what the 19 Egyptian managers, who completed further training in March 2016, have achieved so far. The economic value of these contacts is estimated at a total of 20 million euros, whereby most of this sum consists of goods exports from Germany to Egypt.
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Egypt Gaining Ground in Organic Peanuts

Awareness of ecologically produced foods has been steadily growing in industrialised countries. The market for organic foods is booming in Germany too. In 2017 it achieved double-digit growth. In the ingredients list it often says: origin in EU/non-EU countries: Germany is dependent on imports for many products. As far as peanuts are concerned, they have mostly come from China. Continue reading

Success Factor Employee Retention

How does a firm operating internationally and manufacturing exclusively in Germany manage to be successful in the textile market despite stiff competition? MP participants from Egypt found the answer to this question during a visit to TRIGEMA, an enterprise owned by the Grupp family. Continue reading

More light for our life


In autumn 2017, the MP participants from Egypt, India, Mexico, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine und Uzbekistan with a focus on Energy Efficiency in Industrial Enterprises visited the company Herbert Waldmann GmbH & Co. KG in Villingen-Schwenningen. Continue reading