Every year, new, motivated trainees start their careers at stoba. They are an essential part of stoba's future-oriented approach, which follows the motto "Committed to progress". The main aim is to develop our own highly competent specialists who have long-term prospects at stoba. Accordingly, particularly good performance in training is also given special support in Backnang: As part of the talents@stoba program introduced in 2015.
stoba Customized Machinery will once again be represented at a number of trade fairs around the world this year. The experts will present the company's technologies and new developments a total of seven times.
9,000 square metres of production space, 110 employees, 5,000 parts a day: that's our stoba site in Small Dole, UK. Founded with six employees in 2010, the Precision Technology plant is now a strong part of the stoba Group and operates primarily in the automotive industry. High-precision parts are produced here for commercial vehicles through to vehicles for agriculture using turning, milling drilling, ECM technology and washing.
I started my apprenticeship as an industrial clerk at stoba in Backnang in September 2020. About half a year before, I became aware of the company through the website Agentur für Arbeit and subsequently applied there.
Since 1986, stoba has been training young people to become experts in their field - in a total of nine different professions in the technical and commercial sectors. As a global innovation driver, we offer our trainees a job with prospects: Future-oriented, practical, in an international environment and collegial teams, we prepare them perfectly for their professional life.
After a majority of all events were canceled in 2020 due to the Corona crisis, a number of trade fairs were held again this year in which stoba also participated. With stands at a total of five different trade fairs, stoba Customized Machinery and stoba e-Systems were able to present their products and services to trade visitors and make valuable contacts.
2021, stoba was awarded the Top 100 seal for the second time and congratulated on its success with a digital laudation. The jury, led by science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar, recognized stoba's sustainable innovation performance and unanimously praised the "innovation-promoting top management" and the "climate of innovation”.
stoba Yantai was officially founded on December 30, 2013, and quickly grew to become a highly esteemed and important part of the stoba Group. With a wide range of technologies like drilling, hard & fine machining, PECM, and ECM, the factory is a strong and successful partner for our plants around the world. The favorable geographic location on the Chinese coast makes Yantai the ideal location to offer efficient services with a convenient transportation system.
Under the name ‘Maintained by stoba’, stoba Customized Machinery offers a service program that is highly valued by our customers. Beyond servicing our own machines, the program also services machines from other manufacturers. The business unit, headquartered in Memmingen, has a unique selling point with its all-in-one offer of a 24/7 service hotline, personal contacts, and the option of remote maintenance.
It all started here in November 1961 with the founding of stoba Präzisionstechnik: In the Swabian town of Backnang, the first and oldest of all stoba locations.
Cutting machine operator, technical product designer, electronics technician for automation technology, industrial clerk, and warehouse logistics professional – stoba offers a wide range of apprenticeships, which has been an important part of our future-oriented approach for decades. There are currently 46 apprentices training in Memmingen and Backnang. Why did you decide to join stoba? How is the apprenticeship going in this exceptional situation? And what is important to the apprenticeship training managers? The C|X Team asked.
stoba is turning 60 this year. We would like to take this opportunity to think a little bit outside the box. What is the current status of our locations? And, what do they have planned for the future? First, we will hear from Peter Koutný, Managing Director at stoba in Brno - a city which is also known as ‘the Silicon Valley of the Czech Republic’. In the interview, Petr explains what it means to him and where he would still like to go with the Brno site.