Hidden champions | pwc Kundenmagazin (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
„The happy medium“ – an approach to the German middle class: The Hessian company Omicron NanaTechnology takes world market leadership in STM (scanning tunnelling microscopy) and SPM (scanning probe microscopy). Faber-Castell, established in 1761, of Middle Franconia is one of the oldest companies in Germany which is still owned by its founding family. Saertex GmbH has taken the lead in the production of HighTech textiles made out of carbon and other fibres. Tracto-Technik GmbH enables companies to lay cables underground by using subterrain missiles.