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Minister President Kretschmann: “New Group HQ offers freedom to think” “Schuler has managed to reinvent the press over and over again,” said Baden- Württemberg’s Minister President Winfried Kretschmann. Official opening ceremony for Schuler Innovation Tower attended by numerous leading figures from business and politics With guests of honor from business and politics, as well as representatives from the city of Göppingen and members of its own staff, Schuler today officially inaugurated its new Group headquarters, the Schuler Innovation Tower (S. I. T.). The twelve-story engineering and technology center will provide 750 workspaces with cutting- edge technology, outstanding communication possibilities, and a company restaurant for Schuler employees. 18 TUBE NEWS EVENTS September 2017 Minister President Kretschmann: prime example of a hidden champion At the opening ceremony, Baden-Württemberg’s Minister President Winfried Kretschmann stated: “From the exceptional quality of their vocational training, to their commitment to inspiring children and teenagers in the region to take an interest in science and technology, to their activities in the field of corporate social responsibility – Schuler has always been an innovator with an eye to the future. This is also borne out by the new Group headquarters, the largest investment in the company’s long history.