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Schmitz Cargobull supports Experiencing Europe
The European market leader in the trailer sector is one of eight German companies currently taking part in the pro-European initiative in 2018.

April 2018 – Through its support for the Experiencing Europe initiative, Schmitz Cargobull is also promoting international internships in EU countries and aims to inspire young job-seeking adults toward a united Europe. In co-operation with DEUTZ AG in Cologne, the trailer manufacturer is offering two internships in Spain with an aim to increasing the chances for job seekers on the labour market. The participants can experience the values of European integration and gather valuable occupational experience.

From April, two young interns will be sent to the Schmitz Cargobull production facility in Zaragoza, Spain for two weeks. There, they will gain insight into the production workflows and company processes, in addition to the valuable intercultural experience.

As an internationally established company, Schmitz Cargobull considers itself an ambassador for furthering the European idea. "We are looking forward to being part of Experiencing Europe in 2018, together with so many other leading companies who also on board," affirmed Andreas Busacker, CFO Schmitz Cargobull. "This will enable us to open new doors for young job-seeking adults and provide them with a positive European experience."

In total, the 2018 initiative will offer more than 220 internships.

About Schmitz Cargobull
With an annual production of some 58,000 vehicles and around 5,800 employees, Schmitz Cargobull AG is Europe's leading manufacturer of semi-trailers, truck bodies and trailers for temperature-controlled freight, general cargo and bulk goods. The company achieved sales of more than €2 billion in the 2016/2017 business year. As a pioneer in the industry, the North German company developed a comprehensive brand strategy early on and consistently established quality standards spanning every level: from research and development, to production and specialist services such as consulting, trailer telematics, financing, spare parts and used vehicles.

The Schmitz Cargobull press team:
Anna Stuhlmeier +49 2558 81-1340 I
Andrea Beckonert +49 2558 81-1321 I
Silke Hesener: +49 2558 81-1501 I