Quality „Made in Iran“

Tools are Mohammad Ramezani’s world. His family has manufactured them in the family-run firm, the Iran Potk Tools Company, for over thirty years. Now the entrepreneur would like to sell his products in Germany and Europe as well.

Despite the current political and economic tensions in Iran, the Manager Training Programme (MP) opened up a path to success: Ramezani founded a company in Germany and is active in the market. He also took a lot of new ideas home from Germany about how to make sure his business is ready to face the future. Continue reading

Digitisation in Industry

In 2015, Amir Mamdouh founded the Sayyal Sazan Azaran Tadbir (Satco) consulting firm in the city of Tabriz to work with clients in the metal industry. The 32-year-old Satco managing director and engineer completed the MP in 2017. While in Germany, he established contact with a Berlin-based firm now involved in digitisation for a Satco customer. Mamdouh also succeeded in bringing another member of his MP group on board to support his firm’s expansion inside Iran. Continue reading

Iranian executives find success in Germany

Prior to the introduction of international sanctions as a reaction to the Iranian nuclear programme, Germany maintained intensive business relationships to Iran. German-Iranian trade in 2016 amounted to about 3 billion euro in total. German exports to in den Iran grew by 26 percent in 2016 to reach 2.6 billion euro. Continue reading