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24. December 2018

Merry Christmas

We would like to thank you for your trusting cooperation in a spirit of partnership in 2017 and wish you and your family a Merry Christmas, a harmonious New Year’s Eve and a peaceful and healthy New Year in 2018. This year, Instead of the usual gifts we are presenting the amount earmarked for this purpose in the form of a donation to the “Zittauer Kinderstiftung”.

With the best wishes of the entire HAVLAT Team.

1. July 2018

Investing in the future

Havlat Präzisionstechnik is investing a further 13.5 million Euros into the Zittau location. 2018 is therefore a crucial year for the direction of the future development of our company. At the beginning of the second half of the year, we are already expanding our machine park in order to include two CNC 5-axis Fehlmann Versa 825 milling machines. And this is just the beginning – further CNC machines have been ordered and are now currently being manufactured for us. For example, in 2019 a new DMG Mori 100U duoBLOCK as well as a DMG Mori 210U – both with a large tool magazine and pallet storage – will be put into operation. In addition to expanding our machine park, we are continuing to invest in the digitalisation of our internal processes and workflows. Furthermore, the pioneering 3D metal printing technology will also become part of our service portfolio in the next few years.

Everyday, we think ahead a bit more on the future of our company. In this regard, the Sächsische Zeitung newspaper published an article on 7th June 2018, which also broached the issue of the company’s continued existence under the family’s management.

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Quelle: Sächsische Zeitung | Region Zittau und Dreiländereck | Ausgabe vom 7. Juni 2018

21. April 2018

The jury stage has been reached!

This year witnesses the taking place of the 24th “German Grand Prix for Medium-sized Companies” competition. A total of 4,917 companies and institutions were nominated – including HAVLAT Präzisionstechnik GmbH. Following comprehensive processing of the judges’ documents, we succeeded in April 2018 in qualifying for the second stage of the competition. Together with 741 other companies, we have reached the jury stage. The award winners and finalists in the competition will now be selected from these companies. We are delighted to have reached the jury stage, which was personally presented to our Managing Director Lars Friedrich by the Minister President of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer. So fingers crossed that we can continue to convince the jury which is meeting until the end of July.

31. March 2018

Germany’s best training companies 2018

Havlat receives an award as one of the best training companies in Germany.

This year too, the best training companies in the whole of Germany were sought on behalf of Focus and Focus Money magazines. For this purpose, the 20,000 companies with the highest number of employees from 93 fields of industry were surveyed. A total of 745 companies received the “Germany’s best training companies 2018” award. The emphasis was on five aspects; training success; structural data of the training; training allowance, while the trainee quota and additional offers for trainees were evaluated using questionnaires and then entered into the scientific study. HAVLAT scored heavily in numerous aspects, and achieved the convincing overall result of 95.9 out of a total of 100 points. This shows that as a training company, we are on the right track and that our commitment and dedication to our apprentices is well worthwhile. The fact is that systematic vocational training and development enjoys a long tradition at HAVLAT and, indeed, is one of the core components of our company. Many of our former trainees are today employed as specialist and executive staff, while also passing on their knowledge and ability to young trainees. In order to do justice to the importance of vocational training in the future as well, further investments and optimisations in vocational training and development are planned.

24. December 2017

Merry Christmas

We would like to thank you for your trusting cooperation in a spirit of partnership in 2017 and wish you and your family a Merry Christmas, a harmonious New Year’s Eve and a peaceful and healthy New Year in 2018. This year, Instead of the usual gifts we are presenting the amount earmarked for this purpose in the form of a donation to the Lichtblick Foundation.

With the best wishes of the entire HAVLAT Team.

Lars Friedrich (l) and Konrad Havlat (r) at the donation ceremony.