Vocational training in the paper industry

The Ausbildungszentrum Mittelbaden - AZB - e. V. is a non-profit-making association having as its goal to provide training facilities for the paper industry of Mittelbaden.

The teaching rooms are located in Muggensturm and in the "Metsko House", wich is part of the Paper Centre.

Annual training capacity: about 35 apprentices. Board and lodging are provided by the Paper Centre for students from other parts of Germany.

The training centre AZB has an executive board. Mr Thomas Müller is the representative of the management.

The AZB is composed of the following members:

  • Förderverein Papierzentrum Gernsbach - FÖP - e. V.
  • Baden Board GmbH
  • Baiersbronn Frischfaser Karton GmbH
  • EDEKA Südwest Fleisch GmbH
  • Fritz Automation GmbH
  • Glatfelter Gernsbach GmbH
  • MAYR-MELNHOF Gernsbach GmbH
  • Papierfabrik Palm GmbH & Co. KG

The member firms of the AZB train:

  • paper technologists
  • mechanics for packaging material
  • Industrial mechanic
  • electronics engineers for automation
  • Mechatronics engineer
  • Machine and plant operator
  • industrial clerks
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Paper Technology
  • Bachelor of Arts / industry