VACOM Celebrates Topping Out Ceremony for High-Tech Vacuum Component Production

VACOM feiert Richtfest für modernste VakuumtechnikfertigungThe Jena and Großlöbichau based vacuum specialist will continue to grow. Moreover, VACOM has set the course to the demands of Industry 4.0 with the construction of highly modern production capacities for vacuum components und logistics chains. The new production hall will be completed at record time. The construction started in April 2018 and is planned to be finished in December 2018.

A range of attractive new jobs for different qualifications will be created in the course of the investment. VACOM offers a variety of tasks in a young team and a modern working environment.

Chinese vacuum company visits VACOM

Chinese vacuum company visits VACOMOn their informative tour through Germany, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, a delegation of the Society for Vacuum Technology Industries of the South Chinese high-tech region of Shenzhen visited the vacuum technology specialist based in Jena and Großlöbichau. Shenzhen is a special economic zone bordering directly on Hong Kong and Macao and with more than 12 million inhabitants it is one of China's most important economic regions.

The representatives from research and industry expressed their wish to promote communication and friendly exchange on vacuum technologies and applications between China and Europe as well as opportunities for cooperation and to expand cooperation between Chinese and European companies, research institutes and universities.

VACOM's managing partner, Dr. Ute Bergner, introduced her company and informed the guests about the structure and goals of the German Vacuum Society, whose president she was elected in 2017. The vacuum societies of both countries are members of the International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications (IUVSTA), in which around 15,000 physicists, chemists, materials scientists, engineers and technologists from 32 nations are organized.

Prof. Dr. Michael Rüb, who presented the training opportunities and research priorities of the Ernst Abbe University Jena, where Chinese students are also being trained, also met with great interest. The courses offered especially for Chinese students to prepare for their studies attract great interest among the guests. They emphasized that young Chinese are enthusiastic about German culture and that studying at a university in Germany is a highly attractive training option for them. For high-quality studies, they are willing to take the entrance examination for the German higher education system in advance and to learn the German language.

VACOM Has Successfully Achieved the Jury Level of the Competition “Großer Preis des Mittelstandes (Grand Prix of Medium-Sized Businesses)“ 2018

VACOM Has Successfully Achieved the Jury Level of the Competition “Großer Preis des Mittelstandes (Grand Prix of Medium-Sized Businesses)“ 2018The prize completion ˗ established by the Oskar Patzelt Foundation ˗ for “the most important business award” for the “German Mittelstand” dignifies the performance of medium-sized businesses. Criteria are the general development of the companies in connection with job and qualification creation/security, customer service, investment and innovation strength and regional activities.

VACOM received the coveted prize in 2003 and was honored as “Premier Finalist“ in 2013.

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