Magdeburg, November 2019: Honor to the professional champions – KSM trainee Pascal Krause from Wernigerode is one of them

The Chamber of Industry and Commerce Magdeburg has honored the best graduates of the year 2019 for their performances. Pascal Krause, who finished his professional training as toolmaker at the site of the KSM Castings Group in Wernigerode is the best graduate in his trade.

„This is really excellent“, said Herbert Fiebig, responsible for industrial training at KSM in Wernigerode. “After Pascal Biewald already made it among the 107 best in the region of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Lower Saxony and was best in this trade, we are now happy that Pascal Krause could score in the region of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Magdeburg, this is a great performance”.

The award was granted to the best trainees of the member companies during a festive event of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Madgeburg in the Johanniskirche in Madgeburg. This year, 71 graduates out of 3.336 were honored, who finished their exam as best.

Apart from the graduates and representatives of the training companies, the Minister of Labor, Social Affairs and Integration of Saxony Anhalt, Petra Grimm-Benn, and other representatives from politics and business attended the event.

photo: KSM Castings Group

Background: The KSM Castings Group is a leading producer of automotive lightweight components for chassis, transmissions, engines and e-mobility. Specialized in aluminum and magnesium components, KSM strives for the top position in both technology and quality. As an important supplier to the global automotive industry, the company is already among the top employers. Reliable partnerships, customer orientation and cost effectiveness are essential key points of the company’s strategy. The basis, however, are first-class employees.

KSM operates nine production plants in Germany, Czech Republic, USA and China with a total of approximately 3,500 employees. Among its customers are the major automotive producers and automotive suppliers like Volkswagen, Daimler AG, ZF, Benteler and Bosch. In 2018, the company group achieved a turnover of approximately 539 million EUR.

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