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has already undergone in-depth scientific investigation. Bernd Kussmaul, owner of eponymous brand, Bernd Kussmaul GmbH, is regarded as a reserved and calm person. He loves to get to the bottom of things quietly and persistently, curiosity is one of his strongest driving forces.

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Bernd Kußmaul offers something unique

So beautiful, so good – that’s what Bernd Kussmaul probably thought when he was first commissioned with various works for the noble Goodwood brand. English quality standards in combination with Swabian handiwork has since become a success story. Now back to the beginning. What makes a company like Bernd Kussmaul GmbH so interesting for companies like Rolls-Royce? It should also be noted that for engineers around the world, the demand for quality lies in the details. This goes back to the primeval times of the Greeks who once called ‘atomos’ the smallest conceivable particle. Today we know about the smallest building blocks of matter with quarks and electrons but Bernd Kussmaul in Weinstadt in Swabia is even more detailed. Here one speaks of the Muggasegle. For all non-Swabians, ‘A Muggaseggele isch fascht nex’ – translated into high German, this means, roughly, it’s about the size of a mosquito’s head. One might note that there have always been attempts to describe ‘aesthetics of the technically feasible’, the ever smaller, ever better. Even the presence experience that can be made by looking at a miniature model or a prototype, the magical moment when the viewer is surprised and can hardly believe his eyes, 138

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Fortunately, he tends neither to theorise nor to elevate things straight into the metaphysical. He first approaches a problem as a tinkerer and explains how he came to be a problem solver, how he actually began to love materials. So his appreciation is for simple, clear lines, a product language that leaves out rather than adds. FASCINATION THAT EMERGES FROM PERFECTION

They call themselves the ‘architects of technical processes’ and thus describe their own work very well. Bernd Kussmaul GmbH has specialised in individual manufacturing solutions for niche products and in small series with high technical complexity. Customers are accompanied from the design to the realization of their product ideas, with the greatest innovative power lying in

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