Prepare skilled workers for the mining and metals industry

Continuous and efficient mining and metals operations require skilled production and maintenance workforce. Prioritize skills development in fundamental technologies used in industrial equipment for an immediate impact on productivity, safety, and profitability.

Several trends are shaping the current and future landscape of the mining and metals industry, including sustainable and responsible mining; energy transition and clean technologies; electrification; digitalization and automation; supply chain resilience; circular economy and recycling; environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration; as well as geopolitics and changing market dynamics, among others.

Only a skilled workforce can meet the challenges of a dynamic industry. This is where Festo can help.

We work with technical education schools to enhance training programs and laboratories and ensure a pool of qualified graduates for local industry. We also work closely with industrial customers to help them establish and equip in-house training centers. This enables them to efficiently train new employees and support the professional development of existing staff.

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About Festo

Festo is a global player and an independent family-owned company with headquarters in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany. Festo has set standards in industrial automation technology and technical education ever since its establishment, thereby making a contribution to the sustainable development of the environment, the economy and society. The company supplies pneumatic and electrical automation technology to 300,000 customers of factory and process automation in over 35 industries. The LifeTech sector with medical technology and laboratory automation is becoming increasingly important. The products and services are available in 176 countries. With about 20,700 employees in over 250 branch offices in 61 countries worldwide, Festo achieved a turnover of around €3.36 billion in 2021. Each year around 7% of this turnover is invested in research and development. In this learning company, 1.5 % of turnover is invested in basic and further training. Festo Didactic SE is a leading provider of technical education and training and offers its customers worldwide comprehensive digital and physical learning solutions in the industrial environment.

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Isabelle Quellet

Festo SE & Co. KG