04/10/2023 | Technology

Suchanka gives eulogy on the occasion of Handtmann’s 150th company anniversary – Festivities with employees, partners and distinguished guests of honour

The family that owns the Handtmann Group of Companies recently invited representatives from politics and business, banks and schools, managers and companions to a gala evening and the workforce to an anniversary celebration on the Gigelberg in Biberach. The Minister-President of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg Winfried Kretschmann, one of the distinguished guests of honour of the evening, was speaking of an extraordinary entrepreneurial achievement: “The world market leader, with its approximately 4,300 employees and an annual turnover of one billion euros, is an engine of prosperity and an economic factor for both state and country. The noise of the machines in the workshops of Handtmann is the sound of successful transformation.” In recognition of Thomas Handtmann’s lifetime achievements and his immense merits for the Town of Biberach, the Lord Mayor of Biberach Norbert Zeidler conferring on him the title and right of honorary citizen. The symbolic handing over of the keys to the family-run group of companies to Markus Handtmann and Valentin Ulrich was also part of the celebrations. “We want to take this unique opportunity to shape and develop not only our group of companies and the technologies in the industry sectors, but also communal life in the region and in society.” Markus Handtmann added: “We intent to tackle the next 150 years together with you.”