Excursion to MD ELEKTRONIK

Automotive supplier welcomes students of the FOS/BOS Altötting (higher vocational schools) to MD

As an important regional partner, MD has been cooperating with numerous educational institutions for many years. In the course of this cooperation, the automotive supplier welcomed students of the FOS/BOS Altötting mid March, in order to give them some insights into the company and its various technologies.

At the beginning of the two-day excursion, the visitors of the Altötting vocational schools were given some overview information on MD ELEKTRONIK GmbH, whose products are already integrated into more than 200 current car models of more than 40 car manufacturers worldwide. “With about 4,600 employees on three continents MD ELEKTRONIK is an international company continuously growing and investing into future trends and technologies”, explained Katharina Freiberg, HR Business Partner at MD ELEKTRONIK and organizer of the excursion. During a company tour, the students could gain further insights into the various fields of activity, e.g. into the prototype and tooling construction as well as into the DAkkS accredited in-house test laboratory.

On the second day, they visited the production site in Chotěšov, located close to the Czech city Pilsen. During a tour through the production halls, the soon-to-be technicians were able to get detailed information on the innovative data transfer technology of MD ELEKTRONIK. “The Waldkraiburg headquarters is responsible for the products´ main development performances which are then implemented in the production sites worldwide” Katharina Freiberg stated.

The visitors were very impressed especially by the technical expertise, the production site in the Czech Republic and the processes involved. “For our students it is very important to get an insight into companies, in order to discover more about their own professional interests and skills”, explained Rudolf Geier, headmaster of the FOS/BOS Altötting. “Excursions, such as those to MD ELEKTRONIK provide an excellent opportunity to give them deeper insights into the numerous fields of activity as well as into their career opportunities in successful companies.”