Over two decades ago, Nico Marini was a recent engineering graduate living in Hasselt, working for a bus manufacturing company. Luxury touring coaches, public transit — the company did it all. Marini had a great passion for their work, and was appointed head of engineering within a few years.
Nearly 20 million people suffer from debilitating heart conditions, with over 2 million added to that list each year. Many of these people could use heart transplants - but there are precious few to go around. This leaves them with no alternative but to wait until one becomes available.
For decades, “Sanyo” was stamped on radios, TVs, washing machines, televisions, and any number of electronic appliances throughout the world. When Panasonic bought Sanyo in 2010, the company’s familiar red name began slowly disappearing from store shelves.