Voith Breaks Ground On New Training Center
Company investing €7.3 million on China-based facility
Voith officially started construction on its new training center in Kunshan in the South Chinese province of Jiangsu. The company is investing about €7.3 million in the training center, which will open in 2014.
The new building is the largest training facility of Voith outside Germany. With the new facility, Voith intends to meet its growing demand for qualified personnel in China.
Voith has more than 20 subsidiaries and employs about 3000 people in China. Future outlooks predict the number of Voith employees in China to increase to about 5000 by 2016, the company said.
Voith also began constructing of a new training center at its headquarters in Heidenheim, Germany. That project represents an investment of €16 million.