ALPBACH: For one week at the beginning of the year, numerous master carpenters devote themselves to further training, the meeting point for this has been the Alpbach Congress Centre for many years.
From 11th to 17th January this year's education week of the Austrian master woodworkers and carpenters took place. State guild master Simon Kathrein reviewed this year's education week and said: "It is the people who make this week so distinctive". LH deputy Josef Geisler explained to the guests from all over Austria that in Tyrol there are about 30,000 jobs related to wood and that this material is highly regarded. In these past 51 years, 15,000 visitors have been counted during the Education Week. For 1,274 hours a total of 693 speakers gave lectures. 240,000 minutes was available for networking, because in addition to the professional training, it was always the organizers' intention that the masters should be able to exchange ideas with each other. Carl Stahl Hebetechnik GMBH Austria, was present as an exhibitor at the Education Week for the first time this year. In addition to the topic of fall protection, which is so important in this industry, the focus was also placed on the area:
- Testing service
- Training offer / Carl Stahl Academy and
- Special load suspension device set in timber construction.