One strong team

Diether Burkhardt
Partner, Technical Editor
Phone: +49 (0)6078/93 63-11

Diether Burkhardt completed a mechanic's apprenticeship before going on to study mechanical engineering at Esslingen Engineering College, followed by physics at the Universities of Stuttgart and Ulm, where he obtained his doctorate in polymer physics. He then served as product and process development manager and head of quality assurance with a number of plastics processing companies. From 1985 until 1994 he was senior editor at the German plastics magazine Kunststoffe, responsible for ‘Machines and Processes’, before founding KONSENS in 1994 with his partners.

Ursula Herrmann
Graphics, Layout, DTP
Phone: +49 (0)6078/93 63-22

Ursula Herrmann has been a member of the KONSENS team since the company's inception. After graduating from high school she obtained a secretary's diploma and worked in a print shop and for the editorial office of Kunststoffe magazine. As PR assistant in our team, her main duties include the DTP-based production of  texts and brochures, digital processing of scanned images, and the creation of graphic artwork.

Barbara Welsch
Technical Editor
Phone: +49 (0)6078/93 63-14

Barbara Welsch studied translation (languages: English, French; fields of specialization: mechanical and electrical engineering) at the University of Hildesheim before joining an IT company as technical editor. Her initial duties included the production and translation of owner manuals and online help documents; she later went on to conduct seminars and training programs for technicians and distributors both in Germany and abroad. She has been part of the KONSENS team since 2006.

Jörg Wolters
Partner, Technical Editor
Phone: +49 (0)6078/93 63-13

Jörg Wolters studied Mechanical Engineering at Darmstadt Technical University, specializing in materials science and automotive engineering. He obtained his doctorate at the German Plastics Institute (DKI), Darmstadt, with a thesis on non-destructive material testing. Until 1990 he directed an industrial company’s national and international press activities. He then joined the German plastics magazine Kunststoffe,where he was responsible for ‘Materials and Applications’ in a senior editor's capacity until 1994.

Georg Krassowski â€ 
Partner, Technical Editor

Georg Krassowski served an apprenticeship as a chemical laboratory assistant and then studied Chemistry at Darmstadt Engineering College and at the Technical University of Berlin. He obtained his doctorate at the German Plastics Institute (DKI), Darmstadt, with a thesis on mixing processes in extrusion. Until 1988 he was technical director of a medium-sized industrial company active in the field of thermoset and elastomer processing. He then held the editor-in-chief position at QZ Qualität und Zuverlässigkeit, an industrial quality management magazine, until 1994.