University of applied sciences Schmalkalden (fhS) offers qualification for plastics processing industry companies that automobile industry of in Germany and Europe is in a serious change. The rise in automobile sales in Central and Eastern Europe of the past years led to an expansion of production facilities, especially locally, the companies within the automotive industry are today plagued by overcapacity. Just companies supply feel painful the consequences of flagging economy. Despite these difficult conditions in the market, for the plastics processing industry, offers the possibility to establish themselves or even to grow. Original-equipment manufacturer will use in the future more and more on outsourcing strategies in favour of suppliers, own depth of value creation, to reduce and to overcapacity, weak demand, to meet price competition and margin erosion. At the same time speaks the growing usage of plastics in cars instead of steels or metals for the growing importance This industry. Continuing studies production manager (FH) for plastics technology”allows the graduates and graduates, to address these challenges in the future.
It is practice-oriented and part-time absolvierbare studying in first line leaders and achievers of medium-sized companies in the plastics processing industry and automotive suppliers. It will be conducted in cooperation between the fhS and the technology and founder-promotion Gesellschaft Schmalkalden/Dermbach GmbH (TGF)..