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:

  • Smurfit Kappa BADENKARTON GmbH
  • Smurfit Kappa BADEN PACKAGING GmbH
  • Katz International Coasters GmbH & Co. KG
  • Koehler decor GmbH & Co,. KG
  • August Krempel & Söhne GmbH & Co.
  • Kronospan GmbH Bischweier
  • MAYR-MELNHOF Gernsbach GmbH & Co KG
  • Papierfabrik Palm GmbH & Co. KG
  • SIEKap Industrial Services Gernsbach GmbH
  • Glatfelter Gernsbach GmbH & Co. KG
  • Förderverein Papierzentrum Gernsbach

The member firms of the AZB train:

  • paper technologists
  • mechanics for packaging material
  • industrial mechanics
  • electronics engineers for automation
  • printers
  • media designers
  • industrial clerks
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Paper Technology
  • graduates in business management / paper technology