We believe in change. Mining made us what we are today; now products and services from the Ruhr metropolitan area are in global demand. This whole process took less than a century, which speaks volumes for our versatility and flexibility. With the majority of people in the region working in one spot, you benefit from a wide choice of skilled professionals. More than 15 percent of all employees possess a higher education qualification: whatever your needs, you’re sure to find the right specialists from such a concentration of bright individuals. With the Ruhr metropolitan area also offering scores of opportunities for further education and training, you can optimise your workforce as necessary, thus saving time and resources.

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