Category: History

History

So, it’s payday today! Recollections of a payroll clerk

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History, People & Company

Chance encounters

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History

A trip down memory lane

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History, People & Company

Chance encounters

It was March 1975 and I was about to embark on my first ever major trip overseas. I was about to travel to Mexico for six weeks and visit my biggest client to test whether the number of air filters could be reduced across the entire range of models.

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History

A trip down memory lane

Namibia had always been high on our list of places to visit, mainly because of the wildlife there. By autumn 2010, the time had finally come for my wife and I to fulfil this dream. After packing our suitcases, we, together with my wife’s cousin and his wife,

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History

Learning by doing…

… this saying always springs to mind when I think about the early dust tests carried out for one of our major clients, a project for which I provided technical support when I was working in this field. Like all vehicle manufacturers, this client required their vehicles to be suitable for use in all countries.

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  • Roman Krüger

    Roman Krüger, a qualified historian, has been working as a project coordinator at D.I.E. Firmenhistoriker GmbH in Aalen, Germany, since 2013. His current role is to manage and coordinate projects for various companies, ranging from energy providers to family-run businesses. This is how he came to be responsible for organising the archive at MANN+HUMMEL. Through his work with the team of company historians at Firmenhistoriker, he aims to highlight the true value of history, and the ways in which it can benefit us today.

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  • Heinz Müller

    Heinz Müller worked at MANN+HUMMEL for several decades, as part of the development, design and technical sales teams. He tested parts for a major customer in many different countries, sometimes under extreme weather conditions.

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  • Kaitlin Nunnery

    Kaitlin Nunnery is the Communications Coordinator for the MANN+HUMMEL USA locations.

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  • Dr. Harald Banzhaf

    Dr. Harald Banzhaf has been product champion for liquid filtration since 2015 and is responsible for the engineering for liquid filter elements. He joined the company in 2004 after completion of his studies and his doctorate degree in the field of chemical engineering at the University of Stuttgart. He started in the department for the simulation of filter media and filter elements and in 2006 took over responsibility for the development of oil filter elements. After that he worked for a period of time in the USA. In 2011 he took up the position of director of engineering for liquid filter elements.

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  • Achim Wagner

    Achim Wagner is center manager of the spin-on filter department at the MANN+HUMMEL plant in Marklkofen. He studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich and began his career with the company in 1993 as head of the metal parts manufacturing department. Since that time, he has been responsible for different departments in Marklkofen and is globally connected with his employees via the “Center of Competence Spin-On-Filters”.

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  • Theresa Wieland

    Theresa Wieland studied Communication- and Mediamanagement/ PR at EC Europa Campus in Mannheim and the University of applied sciences in Mittweida. She joined the Corporate Communications department in June 2016. She supports the Corporate Blog Team and is responsible for the MANN+HUMMEL social media channels.

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