A total of 1,565 years of service to the company:

Progroup honours 120 long-serving employees

Landau, 23 December 2019

This year Progroup is honouring a total of 120 employees across different sites for their many years of service to the company. The long-serving employees have been employed for between ten and 25 years at the containerboard and corrugated board manufacturer that operates right across Europe. Together they boast 1,565 years of professional experience. They are traditionally honoured as part of the end-of-year celebrations at the sites in Germany, England, France, Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic. The emotional highlight of these celebrations is the thank-you speeches for the long-serving employees in which they receive personal praise from their line managers with a few anecdotes and stories from the working lives they have shared.

These long-serving employees can look forward to welcoming a number of new employees by 2025. This is the year by which Progroup wants to almost double its production capacity. The intention is to recruit around 400 new employees across Europe. “Progroup’s rapid growth is only possible because we are able to rely on everybody’s expertise and superb teamwork. New employees benefit from the know-how of colleagues that have been working at the company for many years. We extend our sincere thanks to all long-serving employees for their many years of loyal service and their contribution to our shared success. We are very proud and grateful for their loyalty,” stresses Jürgen Heindl, Chief Executive Officer of Progroup.

About Progroup

Progroup AG, located in Landau in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, is one of the leading manufacturers of containerboard and corrugated board in Europe. Since it was founded in 1992 in Offenbach/Queich, the company has been pursuing a consistent growth strategy which, in addition to technological leadership, is also based on the use of innovative and environmentally friendly production technologies. Progroup operates production sites in six countries in Central Europe. Currently boasting two paper factories, ten corrugated sheetboard plants, a logistics company, its own power plant and approx. 1150 employees, in 2018 the company generated sales of around 966 million euros.

Pressekontakt Progroup

Dagmar Ginzel, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications & Marketing
E-Mail: dagmar.ginzel@progroup.ag
Mobil: +49 172-2569953

Martin Wilhelm, Senior Manager Corporate Communications
E-Mail: martin.wilhelm@progroup.ag
Mobil: +49 173-3680649

Press Release: A total of 1,565 years of service to the company: Progroup honours 120 long-serving employees
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Progroup Chairman Jürgen Heindl celebrates with the jubilees of the Landau and Offenbach a. d. Queich locations during the 2019 year-end celebration in the "Dampfnudel" in Rülzheim.
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