Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Indian Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, along with Mukta Dutta Tomar, the Indian ambassador to Germany, visited LAPP headquarters in Stuttgart to learn more about the German vocational training system. Dr. Hilmar Döring, Member of the Board for Human Resource& Organizational Development, together with LA EMEA CEO Matthias Lapp presented about LAPP and the company’s efforts for our apprentices. The minister was impressed by the opportunities offered by the system and the commitment of LAPP to the training and qualification of its employees.
Matthias Lapp emphasised, “Our aim is to have the best employees in our industry, and we want to achieve the training and qualification of our employees, as best we can!”
During his visit at LAPP, the minister also took a guided tour of the LAPP cable plant and talked to some trainees about their experiences.
Since 1996, LAPP has its foothold in India. LAPP in India is the second largest company of LAPP group. LAPP is the first international cable manufacturer to set-up its operations in India with the manufacturing unit in Jigani, Bangalore. In 2012, LAPP in India set-up its second manufacturing facility in Pilukhedi, Bhopal which is helping us strengthen our base in the single core wires segment as well as cater efficiently to growing customer demands in India. In India, it provides over 150,000 km per year of power, control, instrumentation and data cables along with connectors, accessories and customized cabling solutions to over 6000 customers pan India.
LAPP has their customers spread across different industry segments such as automation, textile, automotive, machine tools, oil and gas, renewable energy, process industries, as well as in the infrastructure and building sectors. To service their customers better, they currently have 23 Sales offices, 5 service points & 5 warehouses operated by 300 skilled employees in India.