Following two years of working abroad, Klaus Hardt (Fig.) returned to the Allgaier Group on 1 October 2011. Together with Helmar Assfalg and Gerd Plettendorf, he makes up the management team for Allgaier Process Technology GmbH. In addition, Klaus Hardt is sole managing director of Mogensen GmbH & CoKG in Wedel. The 56-year-old mechanical engineer, who joined the Allgaier Group following its acquisition of the dryer manufacturer Mozer KG in 1993, was appointed head of the enterprise’s process engineering unit in 1998. In 2002 he also took over management of Mogensen.