176 competitors in the running for the German Occupational Safety Award 2021
“Part of this success story is down to our innovative and successful collaboration with the professional association for wood and metal (BGHM) and the Institute for Occupational Health and Safety,” says Karl-Friedrich Schröder. Altendorf was able to proudly come out on top in a field of 176 applicants.
The prize was awarded on 26 October as part of a hybrid prize ceremony at the International Congress on Occupational Health and Safety (A+A) in Düsseldorf. The award was accepted by Karl-Friedrich Schröder and Julia Pohle, Manager of Research and Development on behalf of the entire project team and was awarded by Anne Janz, State Secretary at the Hessian Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration. “The Altendorf company has represented technological progress since its formation. We are thrilled that both our customers and the expert panel appreciate the great innovative capacity of HAND GUARD,” explains Julia Pohle.
Global market leader from Minden
Altendorf Group GmbH based in Minden/Westphalia is a global market leader in the production of circular saws for small-scale wood, metal and plastic manufacturing. The engineering company Hebrock has been part of the Altendorf Group since 2018. The company group has expanded its products with high-quality Hebrock edgebanding machinery and has secured its unique position as a competent trade partner for the future. Alterndorf was founded in 1906 and is a strong, globally renowned brand. Its must successful product is the F 45 circular saw, also known as “The Altendorf”, and is an international synonym for the circular saw product category. The Altendorf Group has subsidiaries in Australia, China, India and the USA. The company operates production facilities in Hüllhorst and Minden, Germany, and in Qinhuangdao, China. Altendorf employs more than 360 staff worldwide.