Numerous awards for young SEW talents


SEW-EURODRIVE is more than just a world-leading drive technology specialist – as a highly innovative, training-focused company, we also offer young people a huge range of opportunities for training and study. Our successful holistic training concept is well-known far beyond Bruchsal. This has been confirmed once again by a string of awards won by our trainees and cooperative education students in 2018.

Two traineess and two trainer in front of a white banner with logo at DHBW Karlsruhe
Klaus-Peter S. (trainer), Marco D., Lukas S. und Sina C. (trainer), f. l.

From cooperative study and StudiumPLUS to master programme and apprenticeship – in recent years, many of our students and trainees have been among the best in their year group. 2018 has proved no exception, with a large number of our graduates receiving various awards for their achievements.

Best bachelor thesis in all Technology study programs at DHBW Karlsruhe (Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University)

Following a speech by the chairman of the support association at DHBW Karlsruhe, Marco D. was presented with an advancement awardHe was commended for outstanding work on his bachelor thesis at an awards ceremony at the Schwarzwaldhalle in Karlsruhe on November 10, 2018.

Best student of the dual course Electrical Engineering at DHBW Karlsruhe

Lukas S. was also congratulated at the ceremony on November 10 in Karlsruhe, for achieving the best overall result out of all students of the dual course Electrical Engineering.

Four people standing one a stage. Two are holding a certificate
Dominik F. (trainer, 2nd f. l.) und Alexander H. (2nd f. r.)

Best-of-the-best awards at the Karlsruhe Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK Karlsruhe)

At the IHK Karlsruhe awards ceremony at the Gartenhalle in Karlsruhe on November 8, 2018, an impressive 192 of the 4900 graduates were honored for achieving excellent overall results on their IHK diplomas (1.4 or better). Caroline H., Alexander H., Henrik S. and Felix K. – all StudiumPLUS students who completed a bachelor program with parallel IHK training – received awards for their outstanding exam results in the "Mechatronics technician" and "Electronics technician for industrial engineering" training programs. IHK technical trainees Julian B. (Industrial mechanic) and Jonathan S. (Electronics technician for units and systems) were also commended for their excellent performance.

IHK "Best in Region" awards for Baden-Württemberg

This year, 113 of a total of 49 500 IHK graduates received Baden-Württemberg "Best in Region" awards. Our StudiumPLUS student Alexander H. was presented with this top honor on November 23, 2018, at the Bodenseeforum in Konstanz for his training performance on the "Electronics technician for industrial engineering" program.

Master's with distinction

Our students on master's programs have also achieved first-class results. Tobias R., Marius H. and Kevin B. were awarded distinctions for their degrees. Kevin B. also received the Department Prize for his outstanding master’s thesis in the Computer Science Department at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences.

Congratulations to all our students on their fantastic achievements! "Every year, it is a huge honor for us to support young people as they start out in their professional lives, and we are extremely proud of what they have achieved," say training managers Klaus-Peter Schillo and Markus Süss. "As well as developing on a personal level from school students into colleagues, they have been exceptionally enthusiastic and committed in making the very best of the training opportunities that SEW offers, and are now fully prepared for a seamless transition into their chosen careers."

You can find out more about cooperative study programs and IHK training with SEW-EURODRIVE here.