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Arburg celebrates 10th anniversary of Shenzhen subsidiary


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German machine construction company, Arburg celebrated the ten-year anniversary of its Chinese subsidiary on 23 September 2016. The10th anniversary celebration of the Shenzhen-based subsidiary were attended by some 200 guests. A high-profile delegation from the German headquarters travelled to China to attend the exclusive evening event. Managing Partner Renate Keinath and Managing Director Sales Gerhard Böhm thanked Zhao Tong, Managing Director of the Arburg organisations in China, together with his team for their great commitment and the customers for their long-standing trust in the company. The evening's highlights included the presentation of an anniversary sculpture and awards to selected customers.

Arburg Managing Director Sales Gerhard Böhm, in his speech, congratulated the Arburg team on their anniversary and thanked the staff and customers: "The fact that we are celebrating ‘10 years of Arburg Shenzhen’ today is due to our committed team here and especially also to our customers. Without their trust in Arburg and the successful cooperation over the past years, the subsidiary's fantastic development would never have been possible." He added that the occasion confirms the value of the ongoing investments made by the company in the Chinese market.

Meanwhile, Managing Partner Renate Keinath joined Gerhard Böhm in expressing her praise: "I'm extremely impressed with what our team here has achieved in recent years. On the occasion of this ten-year anniversary, we would like to honour the highly motivated and successful work of our subsidiary in Shenzhen with a very special gift." Inviting Zhao Tong and his team up onto the stage, shehanded them the "10 years of Arburg Shenzhen" anniversary sculpture and thanked the entire team for their great commitment and tireless efforts on behalf of Arburg and the owning Hehl and Keinath families.

In his acceptance speech, Zhao Tong, Managing Director of the Arburg organisations in China, described the subsidiary's development: "Our team at the Shenzhen subsidiary has doubled in size over the past two years and now counts around 30 employees. Thanks to close cooperation with the team in Shanghai, we offer our customers a first-class service, which we are expanding upon continuously.”

During the course of the evening, Gerhard Böhm, Andrea Carta, Arburg Overseas Sales Director, and Tony Zhou, Managing Director of the Arburg subsidiary in Shenzhen presented awards to selected customers in a number of categories. The "Customer Award" for the greatest innovative strength went to Blue Metal Precision Industry (Dongguan) Ltd, the prize for the highest growth potential to Fuzhou Xiaoshenlong Watch Technology Research Co, Ltd and the one for outstanding partnership to MeHow Innovative Ltd. The respective prize winners were presented to the audience in the form of video clips.

Further show performances and the presentation of LSR processing on Allrounders from the successful hydraulic Golden Edition machine series, as well as a multi-course dinner rounded off the anniversary celebration.

Back in 1991, Arburg founded a subsidiary in Hong Kong, a second one followed in Shanghai in 2004 and further one in Shenzhen only two years later.

The team in China has grown accordingly and now counts 78 employees. With 27 service and 10 application technology experts, the competencies have been further enhanced at the local level. In addition to high-quality machine technology, the Arburg customers in China thus also benefit from up-to-date and comprehensive expert knowledge in the fields of application technology, production efficiency and automation.

(IMA)


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