Review Metal Meets 2024 “Green – Lean – Digital”

The Metal Meets community met again this year to discuss the topics relevant to the industry in these times. At the new location, the RheinEnergieSTADION, the leading minds of the metal industry focused on the competence bundle “Green – Lean – Digital”.

We would like to thank all participants for their valuable contributions and inspiring discussions. It was impressive to see what is currently being done in the industry to ensure and restore competitiveness and transformation capability.

Here are a few impressions of Metal Meets at the RheinEnergieSTADION in Cologne

This is what the participants say about the 7th round of the industry get-together Metal Meets

“B&C has a knack for getting to the heart of the right topics at the right time at Metal Meets. “Green – Lean – Digital” addresses the top issues that need to be on the agenda for a successful transformation. I’m already looking forward to the next round of Metal Meets in 2025.”

Thomas Anstots, President Business Line Advanced Materials & Member of the Leadership Team
Outokumpu Oyj

“Green – Lean – Digital is indeed a motto that perfectly meets current challenges in the steel and metal industry. Metal Meets by Bronk & Company did a great job of highlighting the topics and providing a platform for discussion in a group of experienced experts. Thank you very much for this day with a lot of input for your own daily business.”

Martin Walde, Member of the Management Board
Salzgitter Mannesmann Stahlhandel GmbH

“Excellent selection of topics and speakers who shared their experiences in great presentations, interviews and discussions. Metal Meets offered me a very enriching day again this year.”

Dr. Jens Reichel, Strategy Projects Chief Technical Officer
thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG

“In 2024, as in all Metal Meets events, B&C managed to get to the heart of the current issues facing the industry under the title “Green – Lean – Digital”. Outstanding speakers fueled the discussion with well-chosen contributions. A great and intensive professional exchange in a beautiful atmosphere. I would love to come back!”

Rainer Verhoeven, Chief Financial Officer
Aurubis AG

Metal Meets Green – Lean – Digital enabled an exciting exchange on a highly interesting portfolio of topics. A very varied format with really well-chosen speakers and perfectly organized by Bronk & Company.”

Frank Harms, Managing Director
Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahlrohre e.V.

“It was my first time at Metal Meets and I was impressed by the outstanding format of the event: very good technical presentations by excellent speakers and plenty of room for exciting discussions and networking among the participants. Congratulations to Bronk & Company!”

Dr. Kay Oppat, Chief Technical Officer
Knauf Interfer SE

“With Metal Meets “Green – Lean – Digital”, B&C has organized a very interesting industry event in which the currently important topics of increasing efficiency and productivity were addressed very well. I enjoyed discussing my contribution to increase performance with digitalization intensively with the participants.”

Dr. Jens Magenheimer, Managing Director
Isra Vision Parsytec GmbH

With this year’s Metal Meets, B&C has managed to highlight the important topics for mastering the green transformation path. The format, the excellent speakers and the interesting discussions on the sidelines made it an all-round successful day.”

Roger Menneking, Managing Director
Europipe GmbH

“It was my first time at Metal Meets and I am thrilled: excellent presentations in a great atmosphere in the RheinEnergieStadion and, above all, a very enriching discussion. Many thanks to B&C for this valuable day.”

Alexander Mertens, Managing Director
Schoeller Werk GmbH & Co. KG

Click here for a review of the past year: 
Metal Meets 2023 – Green Transformation