Michael Foster – 20 Jahre | Bühler + Scherler AG

Michael Foster – 20 Jahre

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Congratulations on your 20th anniversary, Michael!

We thank you for your loyalty and commitment.
We look forward to many more successful and ingenious years with you!

Personnel 01.05.2022 – 31.08.2022

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Staff entries

We extend a warm welcome to the new employees and wish them much joy in their new challenge.

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Further education / Apprenticeship

Cyrill Weilenmann, congratulations on successfully completing your apprenticeship as an EFZ automation technician.

We look forward to continuing to count you among our team!

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Anniversaries

“There are more people who surrender than those who fail.” (Henry Ford)

Congratulations on your anniversary and thank you for your experience, commitment and many years of successful cooperation.

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Staff exits

We would like to thank them for their commitment and wish them all the best for the future.

Monika Lanz left Bühler + Scherler AG on 20.05.2022
Diana Frischknecht left Bühler + Scherler AG on 31.05.2022

RISC and Bühler+Scherler at the mova Scout Camp in Goms

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​​​​​​​mova 23.07. – 06.08.2022

mova – the national camp of Pfadi Switzerland with international participants.
Approx. 30,000 people experienced a varied program and got to know the diversity of the Swiss Scouts.
The camp only takes place every 14 years, which makes the experience that much more unique.

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RISC

is an association of the Swiss Scout Movement, which offers activities that take place by radio or via the Internet, which can be carried out by scout groups, for example during a camp.

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RISC and Bühler + Scherler

At the request of the RISC president and project manager at Bühler+Scherler, Lukas Hungerbühler, Bühler + Scherler generously supported the RISC association at mova in the area of Maker (soldering kit) financially and with electrifying powerbanks.

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The Maker – Workshop

At the Maker Workshop at mova, the young people were given the opportunity to assemble and program a kit themselves. The sponsored powerbanks served as energy supplier for the kits, so that texts and images could be displayed and even small LED light shows could be performed.

The kit was developed completely new for the mova 2022 (hardware and software). Interested parties and technology enthusiasts can further develop the kit themselves or program it freely. During the two weeks of the camp, around 400 participants took advantage of the offer.

More info on this workshop can also be found here.

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OBA (Eastern Switzerland Education Exhibition)

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01. – 04. September 2022

“What happens after graduation? Should further education or even retraining be tackled? How can I support my child in the career choice process?
Questions upon questions – to which the OBA offers answers, ideas and professional advice. The wide range of educational opportunities can be discovered, compared and tried out during four days.” – Website OBA

This year, our vocational trainers will be present at the EIT.ost stand.
(booth 2.0.05, hall 2.0) and represent the professions electrical planner EFZ and building computer scientist EFZ.

Do you know people who are interested?

Come by and get to know the electrifying apprenticeships!
We are looking forward to many visitors.

Pronatec cocoa factory in Beringen (Switzerland)

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About the new facility

Pronatec created a new type of cocoa factory in Beringen, Schaffhausen.

A purely organic production plant – and the first in Switzerland to produce all three semi-finished products: cocoa liquor, cocoa butter and cocoa powder.

15,000 tons of organic cocoa beans are processed annually. Thanks to small production lot sizes, production will be very flexible and will be able to produce specialties such as single origin cocoa liquor, low fat cocoa powder and multi-certified semi-finished products (e.g. EU Bio, Bio Suisse, Naturland, Fairtrade, Fair for Life, etc.).

The semi-finished products are an important basis for numerous foodstuffs, including chocolate, beverages and various confectionery and baked goods. Cocoa butter is also widely used in many natural, high-quality cosmetic products.

The new site in Beringen will gradually create around 40 new jobs.

The official opening of the plant will take place on September 16, 2022.
Production has already been running since May 2022.

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Work by Bühler + Scherler AG

Bühler + Scherler AG was involved in the project for about 20 months.
We were responsible for the electrical engineering and, together with the electricians on site, coordinated the procurement of materials and the installation of the complete process cabling.
 
The installation from August 2021 to January 2022 presented a scheduling challenge.
But thanks to the good cooperation of all parties involved, the plant was completed on schedule.
 
Nice to know – in the whole plant about 60km of cable were laid and over 2.5km of duct were installed.

A day at the rescue service Appenzell Ausserhoden

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Advanced thesis

Our former apprentice and new employee, Cyrill Weilenmann, wrote a very instructive and exciting thesis about the rescue service Appenzell Ausserhoden at the end of 2021.

He was allowed to accompany the rescue forces for one day and learned about different rescue techniques and means of rescue.

He also shows how the SVAR (Hospital Association Appenzell Ausserhoden) is structured, what the difference is between the professions paramedics and transport paramedics and how missions are prioritized by the control center and what this means for the rescuers.

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The day with the rescue service offered Cyrill many different insights into the activities of the rescuers.

For example, the day began with checking the ambulance for completeness.
Throughout the day, the rescuers took on various missions; two patient transfers, a blue light mission to a patient with chest pain, and finally a patient with acute respiratory problems who had to be rescued from her apartment with a stair chair.
Shortly before work ended, there was even an accident with the ambulance. A car driver overlooked the ambulance and rammed it. That doesn’t happen every day…

Cyrill learned what it takes to be able to perform a job in the ambulance service:
“I’m impressed by what paramedics do on a daily basis and the calmness with which they work, even in critical situations. … I also realized that besides pure medical knowledge, many other skills are necessary.”

Enclosed is the complete thesis as a PDF to read through (in German).

Wilson Bennett appointed Regional Sales Manager, Bühler + Scherler

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Wilson Bennett has been appointed Regional Sales Manager, Bühler + Scherler, South East Asia & Oceania.

Wilson has been receiving training at Bühler + Scherler in St. Gallen since June and will return to be based in Buhler Singapore starting his role officially on 10 August 2021. He reports to Erwin Ruedisuehli, Head of Industry / Process of
Bühler + Scherler.

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Professional history before
Bühler + Scherler

Scottish born and graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Wilson has over 18 years of experience in various Engineering and Project Management roles and has spent over the last decade in the SEA & Oceania region.

His most recent role before joining Bühler + Scherler, he was the Senior Principal Technical Expert of Schneider Electric, where he worked on the design optimization of major projects such as TSMC, Microsoft, Intel amongst others and supported clients with high level expertise in power systems architectures, protection plans, power automation and monitoring.

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About this role

The Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for growing the business footprint of Bühler + Scherler in South East Asia & Oceania. In this role, Wilson will proactively develop, research, identify and qualify new leads in the market. He will also demonstrate proactive sales initiative by conducting regular customer visits and build relationships with existing and new customers to maintain key accounts. At the same time, he will stay current with the latest development in the market, introduce new ideas into the business and how we support our customers in a seamless way.

We are confident that with Wilson’s past professional experiences and proven track record, he has equipped with the necessary skills to perform his role here. Please join us to warmly welcome Wilson and wish him much success for his career in Bühler + Scherler!