FORT MILL, S.C. – Weima’s internships and apprenticeships focus on various aspects of the business, from engineering to accounting, depending on the educational goals of the student. Each program is tailored to the long-term career goals of that individual.

Regional sales manager Jeremy Boggs returned to his high school to talk about Weima and they do. The Honors Business Management class at Hibriten High School hosted him for this hands-on conversation about all aspects of the machinery manufacturing world and the important business practices that make it possible.

Boggs wanted to give these students a hands-on way to connect to the greater recycling world. Students were able to see and hold some of the materials that Weima processes, such as briquettes, metal turnings, granulate, and shredded wood among others. His main goal was to convey that there is a way to reduce a company’s environmental footprint while positively affecting the operation’s bottom line.

The goal was to show these students that manufacturing is not only about engineering and fabrication. Design, accounting, marketing, human resources and sales all play a very important role.

Earlier this year, Weima America CFO, Edwin Grempels, was presented with an award at the Wood Industry Networking Summit event, put on annually by the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America for his presentation on WEIMA’s apprenticeship program. See http://www.weima.com.

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