Category: Press

Bitter turn of the times? How deindustrialisation must be prevented in Germany

We have so many great medium-sized industrial companies in Germany that keep the shop running every day. Whether foundries, ceramics or plastics manufacturers, steel and metal processing companies, hot-dip galvanisers or manufacturers of special textiles. Without them, every construction site comes to a standstill, there are no new trains, no new electric cars, no wind turbines, no environmental filters, no medical textiles, no workwear; the list could be continued indefinitely. All these companies need energy to keep their machines running.

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Interview on the situation in the textile industry with t+m President Ingeborg Neumann

The textile and apparel industry has had a turbulent year: Broken supply chains and skyrocketing procurement prices caused enormous problems for the companies. In addition, the climate-neutral restructuring of the economy is on the agenda. aktiv talked about this with Ingeborg Neumann, president of the textile+fashion association since 2013.

(Article in German language)

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Germany's New Agenda

CEOs and scientists describe a roadmap for the transformation of the German economy. Included as author: Ingeborg Neumann, as entrepreneur, President of the German Textile and Fashion Industry Association and Vice President of the Federation of German Industries, BDI.

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Peppermint invests in lab of the future - honeycomb as a model for Lab 4.0

With its investment in SmartLab Solutions GmbH, based in Dresden, Peppermint is investing in the laboratory of the future.

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Peppermint invests in blockchain technology against product counterfeiting

Managing Director Baumbach: "We are convinced of the high potential of the unique digital solution and are again acting as lead investor in the current financing round."

Making sure products are counterfeit-proof with a green tick on them and an app. This is guaranteed by a completely new digital application developed by the start-up based on blockchain. The young company from Chemnitz in Saxony can now continue to grow after Peppermint Holding GmbH and Jentzsch Investment GmbH invested another 2.6 million euros.

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