Giving children hope: Dürr Group supports aid organization again this Christmas
12/08/2020 | 06:01pm EDT
Bietigheim-Bissingen, December 08, 2020 - Donations that offer children the opportunity for a better future are a meaningful alternative to expensive Christmas presents. The Dürr Group will not be giving Christmas presents to customers or business partners again this year and will, instead, be donating € 35,000 to the children's charity UNICEF.
Says Ralf W. Dieter, CEO of Dürr AG: 'Doing good is particularly important right now. The coronavirus crisis has further exacerbated the situation of children in need. As this very challenging year comes to an end, we want to gift a bit of optimism.'
UNICEF is active in over 190 countries worldwide. For more than 70 years now, the United Nations' children's charity has been implementing effective programs and exerting political influence to ensure that children are well cared for, can go to school, and are protected against violence.
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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