On 8th March ESCATEC will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of the opening of its Heerbrugg facility.

Heerbrugg, Switzerland – February 15.2.13 2013 – ESCATEC, one of Europe’s leading contract design and manufacturing companies, will be celebrating the tenth anniversary of the opening of its Heerbrugg facility. On the 8th of March, customers will be given insights into the latest investments and capabilities and there will be a series of talks on how ESCATEC can work closely and flexibly with customers.  This is an invitation only event.  On the 9th of March, there will be an open day from 10am to 3pm for friends and relatives of ESCATEC employees along with people from the local community to see the workings of the factory. 

“The theme of our event is Building Bridges,” explained Christophe Albin, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors and founder of ESCATEC.  “Heerbrugg’s central European location in Switzerland enables ESCATEC to build bridges for rapid communication and support for our customers all over the EU.  From Heerbrugg we provide contract product design services and manufacturing from prototypes to low volume, high mix assembly.  We also act as a bridge to our factories in Asia that combine our Swiss quality and reliability standards with low labour costs for high volume production.”

ESCATEC is a significant employer in the area with over 200 staff.  “Our last Open Day was very popular with over 800 people visiting,” added Andrea Marco Nauli, ESCATEC’s Head HR & Employee Development at Heerbrugg.  “Being part of the community is very important to us.  These Open Days enable us to share our vision of quality that is paramount in ESCATEC from having the latest equipment through to continual staff training so that they are familiar with the latest techniques.  We are very proud of the fact that we have very low staff turnover and always try and develop each person’s career to make their jobs more fulfilling.”

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