Success Stories


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Here is a list of some of the successful companies operating in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Success stories from the aviation industry

ZIM Flugsitz Zimmermann - Angelika Zimmermann, Geschäftsführerin

ZIM Flugsitz

Angelika Zimmermann, Managing Director:
"Production of our aircraft seats at our Schwerin facility has started well. We benefited from various advantages offered by the location in the process of setting up here."

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BVS Systemtechnik

Harald Steiner, Managing Director:
"We perceive this expansion to Schwerin as a very positive move. In my 28 years as an entrepreneur, I have not experienced such commitment to a business project."

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The joint venture of Diehl and Thales offers a wide range of services in the areas of aviation equipment. In the Rostock branch innovative system solutions are developed from the cockpit to the cabin.

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Success Stories from the life Sciences Industy

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Ypsomed AG

Simon Michel, CEO:
“Schwerin can provide Ypsomed with the ideal conditions for setting up an additional production plant: a suffi cient number of available and fully developed sites, embedded in a modern industrial park, access to qualifi ed staff and a good investment climate..“

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Pharmadrug, Björn Nowak


Björn Nowack, Gründer:
„Rostock is a location with a bright future. Here we enjoy excellent connections and we expect to expand our business and increase the number  of our employees. The commitment of the economic development team in supporting the setting-up of our business here was a decisive factor  and leads us to conclude that we will continue to enjoy a good working relationship with the institutions in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the future..“

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In 2012, GILUPI GmbH opened a production plant in BioTechnikum Greifswald. Managing Directors Dr Klaus Lücke and Dr Nils Morgenthaler chose Greifswald as the main site due to its excellent location, proximity to the university and the BioCon Valley network, and the extensive support and economic development from the regional government.

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Within the BIOTRONIK group, CORTRONIK, based in Rostock-Warnemünde is a centre of expertise for the development and production of stents, tubes which support arteries and which are used in the field of medicine.

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Success Stories from the Maritime Industry

Deckma GmbH, GF Bölkow-Anderwald

Deckma GmbH

Petra Bölkow-Anderwald, Geschäftsführerin:

„We operate in the field of lighting technology and design, and we have entered into a strategic partnership with MV Werften. For example, we will supply the lights for the ENDEAVOR yachts and the Global Class. Against this background, we needed to expand into Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. In Kavelstorf, we have perfect logistical connections for supplying MV Werften.“

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Mecklenburger Metallguss GmbH

With its top-of-the-range products of the highest quality, the company belongs to the world market leaders within the supply industry. The company has manufactured ship screw propellers for many types of vessel.

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Success Stories from the mechanical engineering Industy

Hydraulik Nord Group

Hydraulik Nord Group

The Hydraulik Nord Group is a SME technology network. Established as a leading specialist for hydraulic systems, the Hydraulik Nord Group provides high-quality products in the areas of mobile hydraulics and stationary hydraulics, including the associated all-round service.

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Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH

Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH supplies a wide range of high-quality maritime cranes for all types of goods handling in ports and at sea.The product line includes mobile harbour cranes, ship cranes and offshore cranes as well as reachstackers and components for container cranes. With direct access to the Baltic Sea, the factory enjoys a logistically ideal location – particularly for the worldwide distribution of our large machinery weighing up to 5,000 tons.

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Success Stories from the Automotive Industry

Webast, Dr. Andreas Dikow


Dr. Andreas Dikow, VP Operations Webasto Thermo & Comfort SE :

„Innovation, Produktivität und Qualität sind Fähigkeitsprofile, die mit hervorragend ausgebildeten und motivierten Mitarbeitern mit hoher regionaler Unternehmensbindung die Automobilzuliefererindustrie im Norden Ostdeutschlands auszeichnen."

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Oberaigner Automotive GmbH

The Oberaigner consortium was founded in 1977 and today is one of the leading specialists in the development and production of automobile system components. In July 2012, Oberaigner officially inaugurated a new plant at Rostock/Laage airport.

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ZF TRW Airbag Systems GmbH

TRW Automotive sets the standard for state-of-the-art innovations when it comes to the development of integrated safety systems for the automotive industry.

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Success stories form the logistics industrie


Schenker Deutschland AG

The Schenker Deutschland AG branch office Guestrow has in total 7 office at Mecklenburg-Vorpommern with approximately 250 employees. The particular offices perform in different services. Which are general cargo transport, combined freight transport, special cargo transport (rail/ocean), logistics and customs.

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Success stories from the renewable industry


EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH

Since 2008, EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH deals with the production of thick-walled, heavy steel pipes and their corresponding pipe components at the Rostock site

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Nordex SE

Nordex has been developing and producing wind energy plants since 1985. Since November 1999, production has taken place at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern site.

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GMK Gesellschaft für Motoren und Kraftanlagen mbH

The GMK (Society for Motor Vehicles and Electrical Power Plants) was founded in 1994 in the context of a research project at the University of Rostock. Today, GMK is a leading European manufacturer of ORC systems.

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Success stories from the food industry

ANKLAM-Extrakt, Mirko Bröcker

Anklam Extrakt

Mirko Bröcker, Managing Director:

„We produce high-quality plant extracts for the food and pharmaceutical industries and distribute them world wide; we place our faith in quality 'Made in Germany'. Over several phases of development, including with the support of the Department of Trade and Industry from GRW funds (joint scheme for improving the regional economic structure), we have been able to build an innovative, global company. That speaks volumes for our faith in Vorpommern as a place to do business.“

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Dr. Oetker

Settlements such as that of    Dr. Oetker in Wittenburg account for the first-rate conditions of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern for the food sector. The company started off at the end of 1992 in Wittenburg.

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On the 31 May 2013, the groundwork was laid for the largest investment by Nestlé Germany since the region of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern was founded.

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Success Stories

ZIEL Heimtextilien, Tuncay Mericli

ZIEL Heimtextilien GmbH

Tuncay Meriçli, Managing Director:
„The support provided by Invest in MV came as a very positive surprise to me. And in terms of hospitality, Mecklenburg- Vorpommern is more than a match for Turkey. From the Registration Office for foreigners to payment transactions, we always had the right people to talk to for all our concerns while setting up in Greifswald. It pleases me all the more to have found our new home in Greifswald and to be able to play an  active role in supporting the establishment of further Turkish companies.“

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Success stories from the tourism industry


Upstalsboom Hotel + Freizeit GmbH & Co. KG

Upstalsboom Hotel + Freizeit GmbH & Co. KG is a leading holiday service provider on the North and Baltic Seas.

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