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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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People & Company

Arizona, here we come!

I have already written about my experiences of summer testing in North Africa a few times on the MANN+HUMMEL blog. On these trips we repeatedly encountered difficulties with our travel arrangements. When it came to organising the summer engine testing for one of our major clients in the summer of 1976,

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People & Company

50 degrees in the shade…

Back in June 1980, I was conducting one of my last tests in El Golea, in the Algerian Sahara. One of our major clients, who I was working for, and their Bavarian subsidiary, who had brought their own test engineers with them, were there too.

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Innovation & Technology

Snow flurry

Heinz Müller has travelled to many parts of the world for MANN+HUMMEL. In this blog post he describes how snowfall during an engine test in Sweden led to an innovative idea – another exciting story of Heinz Müller’s experiences in the field:

“In the winter of 1984,

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