Inventive genius

Innovators, inventors, spray researchers and technological masterminds

Daniel Düsentrieb must have come from the Black Forest. Because in the south-west of Germany there is a huge concentration of innovators.
Of course, the quality and durability of Hansgrohe products is no mere coincidence. It's based on basic research. And sometimes on ingenious ideas too …  

Jan Heisterhagen, awards ceremony

“There are no limits when it comes to beauty!” In the interview Jan Heisterhagen, Head of Hansgrohe Product Management, recounts how design concepts are developed to meet the demands of the future – and explains why there is absolutely no reason why the “cross-generation bathroom” cannot be a place of beauty.

A visit to Hansgrohe's "inner sanctum" shows why spray research involves basic research. It's fascinating to see the efforts that are undertaken in Schiltach to ensure that the products are unique and economical.

Markus Wöhrle, chief engineer of the Hansgrohe spray laboratory, in action.

The people who work in Hansgrohe's development division are not in possession of any magic formula. But the head of the spray research laboratory reveals just what it means to strive for that perfect spray day after day.