Since November 2020, BECK, a leading manufacturer in the field of fastening technology, is a new performance partner of Wood Works Germany, where it hopes to help foster the next generation of carpenters.
“Together for and with this industry, creating innovative, efficient and sustainable solutions is what drives us. As Wood Works Germany performance partner, we look forward to bringing our wealth of experience into the carpentry, nurturing young carpenters and working with the other partners to help developing wood construction in a future-oriented manner,” commented Dipl.-Kfm. Christian Beck, general manager and chief executive officer at BECK.
Performance partners of Wood Works Germany encompass companies of the construction material industry and construction accessory industry, machine and tool industry as well as Timber Construction Germany – the association of German Carpenters (Bund Deutscher Zimmermeister) in the Central Association of the German Construction Industry (Zentralverband des Deutschen Baugewerbes e.V.) and its regional associations.
With BECK joining the partnership, there are now 22 partners who support various projects in the fields of marketing, training and recruiting as well as research and development in timber construction. The projects include the successful national team of carpenters, the client portal “Holz kann” as well as the German Timber Construction Award 2021 and the University Award Timber Construction 2021.
The BECK Group with headquarters in Mauerkirchen, Austria is a premium manufacturers of fastening systems and innovative fastening solutions. Founded in 1904, the fourth generation, family-run company is globally active, with customers in more than 50 countries and locations in Germany, Austria, Italy, Poland and the USA. In addition to the production of high-quality fastening technology, BECK relies entirely on the development of innovative systems such as the BECK SCRAIL® nail screw systems, the BECK fence staple systems or LIGNOLOC® - the first collated nails made of wood, which received the ‘National Technical Approval’ from the German Institute for Construction Engineering (Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik – DIBt) in summer 2020.
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