The importance of SMEs at a glance

The figures are publicly available. Yet almost no one knows them, because the media and associations tend to keep quiet about these figures. I searched in vain for descriptive graphics that provide information on the composition of industry by company size class. Then...

So That Industry Remains The Heart Of The Economy

Just under a quarter of all working people in Germany are still employed in industry. In contrast to almost all other industrialized countries. That is what accounts for our relative stability. Economically, politically and socially. To ensure that it stays that way,...

Friedrich Ebert Foundation Panel On The Welfare State

On June 17, at 11:45 a.m., I will be taking part in an online panel organized by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. In the hope of making it clear that digitalization and the reshaping of industry can only work if the welfare state is revived and the privatization of...

I Have A Dream: Digital Industry Circle

The digitalization of industry demands that we embark on a new path never before taken in the industry: from tangible to intangible value creation. To do this, the right people must come together to do what is necessary, together. That is my dream. It is achievable....

Industry Policy – The Time is Pressing

Germany is a strong industrial location. The products are good. We are far ahead. But we could soon be facing the same situation as the USA and Great Britain: Industrial wasteland and, as a result, a deeply divided society. If we do nothing. (The graphic is taken from...