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On the Path to Success with Artificial Fibres

[22.02.2019] Chemical firm expands its customer base and develops new materials Iryna Smartselava works for Europe’s largest producer of artificial fibres, SvetlogorskKhimvolokno AG in Belarus. The state enterprise set up a new product line two years ago to produce multilayer non-woven fabrics. These so-called laminates are breathable and are popularly used in hygiene products. The... Read More

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German Measuring Technology for the Belarusian Market

Kirill Filippenko’s family are among the pioneers in the private sector in Belarus. Immediately after the collapse of the Soviet Union, his father established one of the first private companies in the former Soviet Union. And this “entrepreneurial gene” has been passed on to his son. Upon completing his degree in systems engineering and an... Read More

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Growth through Improved Motivation

Anna Grigorjeva, Managing Director of the family-run Spezialsystem company in Belarus, was looking to better her management skills through training. In 2011 she participated in the BMWi Manager Training Programme. Vitebsk. The “Spezialsystem” research and production centre in the Belarusian city of Vitebsk works in the development, production and implementation of measuring systems. These monitor... Read More

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Irina Skakun – Negotiate Better

When Irina Skakun came to Germany for the MP, she was still working as Sales and Development Manager for EKOTrade in Minsk, a trading company for foodstuffs and additives. She now successfully imports EU goods for the wholesaler Agroproduktservis – thanks to the MP. Sometimes, a new career prospect only appears when we stand back... Read More

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Valeriya Sudilovskaya – Energy projects for German-Belarusian economic relations

That Valeriya Sudilovskaya loves her job becomes self-evident when she holds forth on the development of bio energy and the use of biogas. Sudilovskaja works at Effektiven Energiewirtschaft GmbH, a scientific-industrial centre for commercial energy and automation based at the Belarusian state university in Minsk. The Belarusian expert travelled to Germany with high expectations. Her... Read More

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Ivan Timshin – Career advancement thanks to new management expertise

When Ivan Timshin participated in the “Training for Partnership” programme in Germany in autumn 2007, he was in charge of the legal department of a commercial enterprise that imports agricultural and construction machinery to Belarus. “First and foremost, the stay motivated me to structure my work differently and to take a bolder approach towards new... Read More

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Natalya Dorokhina – Tuning in Belarus – Establishing company contacts

Natalya Dorokhina is project manager in the accessories, tuning and spare parts department at Atlant-M-Fahrzeughandel, the largest Volkswagen dealer in Belarus. The company belongs to the Atlant-M holding company. The talented young executive acquired new practical skills and expertise during her one-month stay in Germany. Upon her return, Dorokhina devoted herself to implementing what she... Read More