On to the top! Young professionals consciously choose technology

News | June 12, 2014

Well-trained young professionals are currently high on the agenda at the High Tech companies and we can't have enough of that in the region. Young talent is more than welcome in the workplace and once you have them in you should especially cherish them. They are our technology ambassadors for the future!

Norma Group, with a branch in Drachten, is a company that likes to invest in its employees. The originally down-to-earth company with its roots in Twente is actually very modest, but what they are especially proud of is their professionals.

During the professional competitions last March in the Jaarbeurs in Utrecht, 3 professional champions from Norma achieved a podium place. Jeroen Stoeten (CNC turning) won Gold and Carmen Nales (CNC milling) and her brother Richard Nales (machine fitter precision mechanical) won Bronze.

What is special about this nomination is that Carmen competed between purely male colleagues. Convinced that women in her field can mill better because of their quality for precision, she has managed to take her podium. While Richard as a junior can go straight to the MTC WorldSkills next year in Brazil, Carmen can first compete for the team challenge to get a nomination spot. The final result will be announced at the end of this year.

On behalf of Innovatiecluster Drachten we wish these professionals a lot of success!