Dürr : Dürr donates 25,000 for the purchase of tablets for schools
02/03/2021 | 04:34am EDT
Bietigheim-Bissingen, February 3, 2021 - Dürr AG donates € 25,000 to the town of Bietigheim-Bissingen for the purchase of tablets for high schools. The company is thus helping to enable students who do not have their own digital devices to participate in remote learning during the Coronavirus pandemic.
'In the interest of equal opportunities, it is very important to us that young people are not disadvantaged or cut off from education despite lockdown or quarantine rules', says Dr. Jochen Weyrauch, Deputy CEO of Dürr AG. He also observes that the cause is a very good fit for the company: 'We are improving the schools' urgently required digital equipment. In a similar way, we drive the digitalization of our customers' production processes through our innovations.'
Dürr - the town's largest employer - has been making donations for years to support social, cultural, sporting and scientific activities within the region. The company is continuing this social commitment in 2021.
The Dürr Group is one of the world's leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive expertise in automation and digitalization/Industry 4.0. Its products, systems and services enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries. The Dürr Group supplies sectors like the automotive industry, mechanical engineering, chemical, pharmaceutical and woodworking industries. It generated sales of € 3.92 billion in 2019. The company has around 16,200 employees and 112 business locations in 33 countries. The Group operates in the market with the brands Dürr, Schenck and HOMAG and with five divisions:
Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops as well as final assembly, testing and filling technology for the automotive industry
Application Technology: robot technologies for the automated application of paint, sealants and adhesives
Clean Technology Systems: air pollution control, noise abatement systems and coating systems for battery electrodes
Measuring and Process Systems: balancing equipment and diagnostic technology
Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery and equipment for the woodworking industry
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