Vocational training in the paper industry

The training centre 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 at Glatfelter Gernsbach GmbH & Co. KG, a member firm, and in the metsko house wich is part of the  Paper Centre Gernsbach.

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

The training centre Mittelbaden -AZB- e.V. 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