SynopsisFor more than 140 years medical devices have been built in Tuttlingen, a small town in rural Swabia. An extraordinary tradition of craftsmanship, ranging from small family enterprises to large companies with a leading position on the world market. The film portrays a region where much of what has been a defining feature for more than a century is bound to change withing a few years. In the context of global economy, Tuttlingen is closely linked to Sialkot, Pakistan - another centre of medical technology.
Sialkotës production facilities are likley to soon be capable of competing for market leadership. The film collects impressions from both places, documenting similarities and differences in the context of globalization.