TUBE NEWS 2017 TN September 2017 - Page 20

» Mayor Till: Göppingen is a reliable partner Göppingen’s mayor Guido Till called Schuler a renowned ambassador and first-class figurehead for Göppingen as a business location. He claimed that the city offered everything companies needed for a successful investment. “We are a reliable partner for our businesses,” declared Till, also with reference to the city’s trade tax rate, which has been unchanged over the last 15 years. “As the mayor of Göppingen, the fact that our ancient city of the Hohenstaufen dynasty is home to such a global player with operations in 40 different countries fills me with pride.” S. I. T. located at “Schuler-Platz 1” The city of Göppingen’s council and administration had previously decided that the future official address for the Schuler Innovation Tower should 20 TUBE NEWS EVENTS September 2017 be “Schuler-Platz 1” (1, Schuler Square), in order to underline the special bond between city and company. The citizens of Göppingen can experience the Schuler Innovation Tower up close this weekend by registering for a guided tour. The tour will also enable them to enjoy the view from the roof terrace of the 54-meter-tall building. Schuler will also be offering special tours for its own employees on Monday and Tuesday. Work on the interior fittings of Göppingen’s new landmark building, as well as calibration and test runs for its supply systems and amenities (such as the air conditioning system), will be completed in late summer and fall. After that, staff can begin moving into the Group’s new headquarters. The dismantling of Schuler’s old Engineering Building and the creation of new outdoor facilities is due to be completed in 2018. .