This paper submits to the international activities of Chinese companies in Germany with manufacturing tasks through intensive literature studies and exploratory case studies through face-to-face interviews. At first, the internationalization strategy of Chinese companies from a historical perspective, the ideal-typical models of management and industrial relations in German and Chinese companies will be described. Then the empirical results of three case studies will be presented and argued one after another. From the empirical results it is found that the technology know-how is the main destination for Chinese enterprises to invest in Germany. Due to the extremely large cultural differences, the Chinese parent company do not directly engaged in the daily business operations of its subsidiaries.