Dieffenbacher honors employees for their loyalty

The average length of employment at the machinery and plant manufacturer from Eppingen, Germany, is 15 years

At the annual Christmas party, Dieffenbacher honored long-time employees and bade farewell to those about to retire. Together with Eppingen Mayor Klaus Holaschke, the Dieffenbacher Management Board and Human Resources Management honored a total of 54 employees in 2017. Thirty-four employees celebrated their tenth anniversary. Three employees commemorated 25 years at Dieffenbacher, while six employees marked 40 years with the company. Helga Decker celebrated a very special anniversary: After 50 years with the company, she entered her well-deserved retirement in 2017.

The technology-oriented company is run by the fifth generation of the Dieffenbacher family. Currently, Dieffenbacher employs 1,700 people worldwide, about 800 of whom work at the company’s headquarters in Eppingen. Dieffenbacher offers its employees numerous benefits such as a company pension, subsidized gym memberships, tax-advantaged bicycle leasing, and subsidized cafeteria meals. For employee training and qualification, Dieffenbacher offers internal and external training measures and various programs.

Dieffenbacher-Jubilare und -Rentner 2017
Dieffenbacher employees celebrating their anniversaries or start of retirement at the Christmas party in 2017.
From left to right: Hans-Dieter Model, Hans Sonnberger, Helga Blösch, Wolfgang Keil, Daniel Bernhard, Ruth Bosk, Gerhard Ludwig, Klaus Schubert, Helga Decker, Volker Welz (Chairman of the Works Council), Steffen Verba, Christian Dieffenbacher (Member of the Management Board), Andrea App-Glietsch, Volker Kitzelmann (Member of the Management Board), Wolf-Gerd Dieffenbacher (Member of the Management Board), Dr. Ralph Weber (Head of Human Resources), Klaus Holaschke (Mayor of Eppingen).