Arburg Partner Renate Keinath officially discharged a total of 29 industrial trainees from their training obligations on 4 April 2022. All of them have been taken on as permanent employees. Renate Keinath also personally presented them with their certificates and six prizes for particularly good achievements. In September 2022, Arburg will enable another 106 young people to start their careers – more than ever before. The next graduation ceremony in autumn 2022 will also include commercial trainees and Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) students from the 2019 cohort.
“I would like to use today’s ceremony to motivate you on your continued journey at Arburg,” said Renate Keinath, Managing Partner responsible for Human Resource Management. “I am pleased that, even in these difficult times, we have been able to take on all 29 industrial trainees from the 2018 cohort. You are the ones who will help shape the future of our company.”
On behalf of the entire Arburg Management, the Partner congratulated the trainees on passing their final examinations and gave special thanks to the training team for their highly motivated commitment, noting that Arburg offers triple-certified training and also excels in the area of digitalisation. As a result, laptops, video chats, learning management and remote access were already part of the trainees’ daily routine before COVID. “Thanks to online teaching and digital methods, you have acquired a very high level of IT competence, almost incidentally,” said Renate Keinath. “You are sure to benefit from these additional skills in your future professional life.” The Managing Partner presented the former trainees with their certificates and six of them with additional prizes for particularly good achievements.
2018 cohort starts professional life
Head of Apprenticeship Michael Vieth also wished the new Arburg employees a good start to their their careers in his speech, in which he looked back on difficult circumstances: “You have been accompanied by ‘social distancing’ and you have experienced what it is like to do backflips and somersaults in digital communication.” As important tips, he told the graduates to remain flexible, courageous and curious: “Please maintain the dynamism you had during your training and now, as qualified Arburg personnel, help us respond appropriately and quickly to new developments. Each and every one of you will need courage to help shape the change ahead. In the process, don’t forget to ask ‘Why?’ and explore the reasons behind things.”
On behalf of all the graduates, Yves Mensak, a trainee electronics technician in automation technology, thanked Renate Keinath and the entire management team: “We thank you for your trust in us and for the excellent jobs that we have been offered. We couldn’t have asked for anything more than to be allowed to continue working here.”
Arburg continues to train qualified personnel
Because there are fewer and fewer really good qualified personnel on the labour market, Arburg continues to rely heavily on finding and training young talent itself. The company therefore acts as an educational partner for pre-schools, schools and universities in the region, among other things. From June, interested parties can apply for a training place in 2023 at www.ausbildung.arburg.com.
German family-owned company Arburg is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of plastic processing machines. Its product portfolio encompasses Allrounder injection moulding machines with clamping forces of between 125 and 6,500 kN, the Freeformer for industrial additive manufacturing and robotic systems, customer and industry-specific turnkey solutions and further peripheral equipment.
An international sales and service network ensures first-class customer support at a local level: Arburg has its own organisations at 34 locations in 25 different countries and, together with its trading partners, is represented in more than 100 countries. Its machines are produced exclusively at the company’s German headquarters in Lossburg. Of a total workforce of over 3,400, approximately 2,850 people are employed in Germany. Over 550 people work in Arburg organisations around the world. Arburg has triple certification, in accordance with ISO 9001 (quality), ISO 14001 (environment) and ISO 50001 (energy).
Further information about Arburg can be found at www.arburg.com