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Manroland Sheetfed invests 70,000 Euros in new CNC machining center for apprentices

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Manroland Sheetfed's successful apprenticeship program has just got bigger and better.

As part of its effort to groom technologically competent and knowledgeable production people, the company recruits at least 15 apprentices every September. Instructors and trainers impart valuable lessons on machine use and the latest printing technology.

By investing in a new CNC machining center at its training center in Offenbach/Mühlheim, Manroland Sheetfed has just made the learning experience even more comprehensive and enjoyable for the apprentices.

A new HURCO VMX10 CAD machining center invested in apprenticeship training center in Offenbach. From left to right: Mr. Rixecker (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Offenbach); Ms. Hildebrandt (apprentice for Technical Product Design); Ms. Polierer (The Employers’ Association for the Metal and Electrical Engineering Industries in Hesse); Mr. Peñuela (Chief Executive Officer); Mr.Sticht (Head of Human Resources); Mr. Derzbach (Head of Apprenticeship)

Both Mr. Rafael Peñuela, Chief Executive Officer of Manroland Sheetfed, and Dr. Oliver Sticht, Head of Human Resources, see education as an important part of the company’s future. So the decision to approve this 70,000-Euro investment on a new CNC machining center was easy, Mr. Peñuela said.

Now the apprentices have the opportunity to learn the latest developments in the field of “Zerspanungsmechanik” and this prepares them for a successful professional future together with Manroland Sheetfed.

Mr. Matthias Derzbach, Head of Apprenticeship, said putting up the machining center is essential for the company´s production of high-tech printing machines and continuous technological evolution. Because of the new HURCO VMX10 CAD machining center, current and new apprentices at Manroland sheetfed will have the best training available. With an increase of their knowledge of the production processes, their chances of landing better work contracts are improved.


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