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How to mobilize the apprenticeship

Uzwil, November 11, 2015 – Today’s Bühler apprentices spend several months of their vocational training outside Switzerland. This extended assignment abroad is possible thanks to a distance-teaching concept called ClassUnlimited™, which was launched in 2012 by Bühler and the Vocational School and School of Further Education BZWU Wil-Uzwil. After three years, the two partners are now presenting a further development of the world’s largest classroom. “We have set up a new didactic concept which combines the benefits of classic teaching with the possibilities of the digital media,” says Felix Tschirky, Deputy Director BZWU. “From this has emerged a unique form of decentralized learning that helps impart the required international mobility to the apprenticeship”, adds Andreas Bischof, Head of Apprenticeship at Bühler Read more

Bühler establishes logistics center in Germany

Alzenau (Germany), October 6th, 2015 – The Uzwil-based Bühler Technology Group is investing in its site in Alzenau, Germany, the headquarters of its thin-film technology leader Bühler Leybold Optics, to build a state-of-the-art logistics center. By the end of the year, the Bühler Die Casting and Grinding & Dispersion units, currently operating their logistics and warehousing faciliaties in Viernheim, Germany, will move to Alzenau. “With the integration of the logistics of three business areas here in Alzenau, we are strengthening our site as well as accelerating our deliveries to customers in Europe and the rest of the world,” says Antonio Requena, CEO and Managing Director of Bühler’s Business Area Leybold Optics. Read more

Buhler Sortex and NRT join forces to offer a ‘one-stop shop’ to plastics recyclers

London/ Nashville, October 1, 2015 – As the demand for plastic sorting solutions continues to soar, Buhler Sortex, a member of The Bühler Group, and US-based National Recovery Technologies (NRT) are entering a strategic commercial agreement to offer plastics recyclers a complete solution for plastic bottle and flake sorting. The companies are bringing together more than 100 years of combined expertise in optical sorting giving recyclers access to their  proven technologies, engineering expertise and  their extensive customer service and support networks. Read more

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