German bathroom fittings maker Hansgrohe is a successful firm with a track record of global exports and an attractive profit-sharing scheme. But it’s struggling to hire highly-qualified engineers – and many more “Mittelstand” companies are too. The raft of firms named after their small-to-medium size kept Germany afloat throughout a global economic downturn and still have…

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