FAST FORWARD is about everything that moves society and drives us as a company. And indeed, much of this is related to our core competence: filtration. Here you will find some selected articles from the print magazine.

Akkus laden zur Revolution

Monday, March 5, 2018, 9:45 a.m. At the head office of the international filtration specialists MANN+HUMMEL in Ludwigsburg, Dr. Michael Harenbrock, Senior Expert E-Mobility, is waiting for his taxi. He’s on his way to a conference taking place over the next few days in Berlin. A black car drives up to the building. The taxi company’s yellow logo stretches across the front and back doors. Christoph Lehmler, a taxi driver in Ludwigsburg for the past seven years, gives Harenbrock a friendly hello.

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Even change changes – a brief nod to the past, a look at the present, and a long, fixed stare at “change” and the “new economy”. Martin Claßen is a business and political science graduate, consultant, author, and freelance editor-in-chief of changement!, the specialist magazine for change manage-ment published by Handelsblatt. To him, change means adding value and respect – so that the objectives of a business are achieved, while leaving behind an impression of reputability.

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“Clean City” Photo Campaign

Whether it’s going by bike, clearing trash from the streets, or breathing fresh air in a green oasis set in the midst of the concrete jungle – a clean city can mean many different things, and there are numerous projects that are working to achieve them. We asked you to capture your impressions of a “clean city”. Your contributions show that it’s often the supposedly minor things on your doorstep that can have a great effect.

Central Park in New York City is an oasis of green at the heart of the metropolis. Although the park is very popular you can always find some free space among it’s near 350 acres to take a moment from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Raleigh in North Carolina, U.S. It costs just one dollar to rent one of the green and yellow bikes on the campus of NC State University. Students, staff, and even visitors who use the service do something for the environment – and their own health.
Ultental in South Tyrol. You’re already acting sustainably here, at an altitude of around 1,200 meters. So it’s all the more impressive that electromobility is being promoted in the region, helping to keep the air in the mountain villages clean.
On one side the dense skyline, on the other blossoming cherry and apple trees lining the promenade – in New York, the Hudson River is the city’s lifeline.
Clean energy is a major priority in Hamburg. The wind turbines on the roof of the building are noticeable from afar. A photovoltaic installation supplies electricity when the wind dies down. The building is also supplied with geothermal energy.
Hafencity Hamburg. Bitter cold gives way to good weather. You might say that every city looks lovely in the sunshine. But Hamburg doesn’t need to put on an act. The city cleaning department and its dedicated staff work to make this impression stay.