Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation awarded for outstanding achievements in apprenticeship programs

Nov 15, 2019

The GACC Apprenticeship Award 2019 was presented during National Apprenticeship Week for Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation’s leading role in creating valuable career pathways.

Chicago, Atlanta, New York, November 15, 2019 – Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation is the winner of this year’s GACC Apprenticeship Award.

The GACC Apprenticeship Award 2019 honors Richard Wolf Medical Instruments for its efforts and investments in workforce development and education as well as the creation of valuable career pathways for young Americans. The award also highlights the impact the apprenticeship model has made to the individual careers of the winning company’s apprentices.

Richard Wolf is awarded for its pioneering holistic approach to the development of apprentices that leads to well-rounded employees with transferable skills and for its great outreach efforts and structured project plans for apprentices. This spirit is embodied by its first apprentice in the apprenticeship program who is now an Assistant Trainer at the company and functions as a role model for future generations.

“Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation is honored to have been selected for the 2019 GACC Apprenticeship Award. Apprenticeships have been an integral part of building a skilled workforce at our German parent company, Richard Wolf GmbH, for many years. As the largest subsidiary of Richard Wolf GmbH, we are proud to continue this tradition in the United States. Our apprentices train within all of our manufacturing departments, giving co-workers and managers the opportunity to share their skills and experiences. This has developed a sense of community, partnership, and engagement in the success of the program and apprentices themselves. We look forward to seeing this program continue to shape the future of manufacturing at Richard Wolf,” says Lisa Browning, HR Manager at Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation.

About National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week raises the profile and highlights the benefits of the dual training approach for companies and apprentices. It is a nationwide celebration that gives businesses, communities, and educators the opportunity to showcase their apprenticeship programs and apprentices.

About Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation

Richard Wolf is a leading manufacturer of technologies for endoscopic diagnosis and therapy. For more than 100 years, it has delivered solutions that enhance surgical results, improve patient outcomes, and pave the way for new, groundbreaking procedures. From the earliest stages of R&D to the moment one of its instruments is packed and shipped to the facility, Richard Wolf is driven by the spirit of excellence. Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation, the largest of Richard Wolf GmbH’s international subsidiaries, is located just north of Chicago and has been serving the US market since 1972. Richard Wolf Medical Instruments Corporation employs approximately 220 people in administration, customer service, logistics, marketing & sales, production, and repairs.

The German American Chambers of Commerce

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