What it takes to be a good employer

UWT GmbH, one of the most employee-friendly enterprises in Germany, has already received numerous awards. During an on-site visit in spring, 19 executives from Kazakhstan also had the opportunity to learn about the personnel management practised by this globally active specialist in level measurement technology for solid bulk and liquids. Continue reading

A Programme with a Long-Term Effect

Temirtau is the capital of the metallurgical industry in Kazakhstan. The city (Temirtau means “iron mountain”) is home to Inkar-1, a mechanical engineering and metalworking business. The head of the firm, Kuandyk Nurpeissov, participated in the Manager Training Programme in 2012 − with considerable success: on the occasion of the tenth MP anniversary in Kazakhstan in 2014, he was awarded first prize for the best cooperation project. Continue reading

Tradition meets Digitalisation

Within the scope of the Manager Training Programme, 18 managers travelled from Central Asia, more specifically from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, to Eppendorf in Saxony for the purpose of visiting an enterprise there. During the visit, Rülke GmbH provided the managers with an insight into their business processes. Continue reading

Packaging production 4.0

How can packaging production be modernised in the food industry? How do we meet customers‘ ever-growing demands, and the challenges of differentiated markets? And how can environmentally harmful packaging waste be avoided? Answers to all these questions were being sought by 20 top executives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, who visited the German GEA Food Solutions group production site in Biedenkopf in the Bundesland Hesse in July. 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

New German partners to help solve old tyre problem

Kazakhstan is facing one particular environmental challenge these days: hundreds of thousands of old tyres are stored at depots that have already grown to the size of small settlements. To date, virtually no tangible plans exist to deal with this waste product of mobility. In an attempt to combat this problem, the Kazakh government recently launched an incentive to reward the processing of old tyres. Continue reading

Zhanajar Tapalov – Business success thanks to training in intercultural management skills

Zhanajar Tapalov decided he wanted to become self-employed back in the year 2000. With Infradin GmbH he established a small company for the production and maintenance of water, electricity and heating meters. At the time, meters were still a rarity in the central Asian country, which is blessed with oil and gas reserves and is one of the world’s largest oil exporters. Continue reading