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Katharina Schulte

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Press releases

Freude nach der Siegerehrung der Deutschen Meisterschaft Industriemechanik (v.l.n.r.): Robert Erdmann (WorldSkills-Bundestrainer, Ausbilder im Viega-Werk Großheringen), Janne Lars Stroh (Hahn Automation GmbH), Ekkehard Wenkel (ehem. Leiter Viega-Werk Großheringen, Leon Seifert (Viega GmbH & Co. KG), Gunther Kinhirt (Giebietsverkaufsleiter Nordbayern/Thüringen Weiler Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH), Thomas Wichtmann (Leiter Viega-Werk Großheringen, Lukas Kirchner (Sandvik Tooling Supply Schmalkalden), Ulrich Schmidt (gewerblich-technischer Ausbildungsleiter Viega GmbH & Co. KG, Tim Herrmann (Europameister Industriemechanik, Sandvik Tooling Supply Schmalkalden), Hubert Romer (Geschäftsführer WorldSkills Germany). Foto (Copyright: WorldSkills Germany)

Stuttgart/Großheringen, 14 March 2022

Leon Seifert from Thuringia crowned Germany's top industrial engineer

Three top professionals put their skills to the test in the 2022 German industrial engineering championship. After three days and a total of 24 hours of intense competition, Leon Seifert, an industrial engineer at Viega GmbH & Co. KG in Grossheringen, was awarded the gold medal. "I'm really happy to have won first place. It's an honour to see the results of all my training and preparation," said the 22-year-old engineer proudly after his win. The silver medal went to Janne Lars Stroh, a trainee at Hahn Automation GmbH in Rheinboellen (Rhineland-Palatinate). Third place was awarded to Lukas Kirchner, who is completing his training at Sandvik Tooling Supply in Schmalkalden.

Walter Viegener (rechts), geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Viega Holding GmbH & Co. KG, freut sich, dass mit Jens Sondermann (links) der erste Mitarbeiter am Hauptsitz in Attendorn geimpft wurde. (Foto: Viega)

Attendorn, 9 June 2021

Viega launches vaccination programme

Viega is offering a coronavirus vaccination to all interested employees in Germany. The company has established vaccination sites at its Attendorn/Westfalen and Grossheringen/Thuringia locations. The vaccinations are being administered by medical personnel from the relevant occupational health services. Since 8 June, Viega employees have been able to get their vaccine at the company's headquarters in Attendorn.