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Werner Wirsing – 50 Jahre bei Hecker | 50 Years at Hecker

Dortmund, 01.07.2016

Freitag, der 01.07. war für die Hecker Glass Group gleich in mehrfacher Hinsicht ein Festtag. Neben der Einweihung des mittlerweile 10ten fertiggestellten Betriebsgebäudes feierte Werner Wirsing sein 50-jähriges Betriebsjubiläum sowie sein 40-jähriges Jubiläum als Geschäftsführer bei Hecker.

Friday, July 1st, is a day for celebration of the Hecker Glass Group in several respects. Werner Wirsing celebrates his 50th anniversary as well as his 40th anniversary as President at Hecker Group. Also, there is the inauguration of the Company’s 10th production hall.


Quelle: IHK-Zeitschrift Ruhr Wirtschaft

An awesome person in Dortmund
Werner Wirsing celebrates double jubilee

English translation of the article above: As Werner Wirsing, the President of the Hecker Group celebrated his double jubilee on July 1st, everything was already carefully prepared. On the one hand, he has been working for the company for 50 years, and at the same time it is his 40th year for serving for Hecker as President. On this day, his thoughts were only dedicated to the company, just as it is typical of him.
During the celebration he inaugurated a new production hall. This is the 10th one since the company has moved from Dortmund-Hombruch to Aplerbeck. Managing directors from all over the world as well as representatives from politics and business were invited as guests. Stefan Schreiber, the main managing director of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, described Werner Wirsing in his laudatory speech as an awesome person in Dortmund and Germany. He thanked Werner Wirsing for the always constructive voluntary work for decades for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Dortmund.

Werner Wirsing’s company is characterised by a continuous growth. When he started working there, there were only 8 employees. In 1995, when the company moved to Dortmund-Aplerbeck, there were already 100 people employed. Today , the company has about 250 employees in Dortmund and other 100 at the Taian Special Glass Co company, which is at 90 % a subsidiary of the company Hecker Glastechnik.

Gemeinsam mit mehr als 100 geladenen Gästen aus dem Kreis der langjährigen Geschäftspartner und Wegbegleitern aus Politik und Wirtschaft sowie allen Mitarbeitern der Hecker Glass Group ließ Herr Wirsing getreu dem Motto: „Mit Herz und Kopf führen!“ seine berufliche Laufbahn Revue passieren. Die nächsten Feierlichkeiten stehen schon an: 2019 feiert Hecker das 100-jährige Bestehen – wir freuen uns schon jetzt darauf!

Together with more than 100 invited guests, which includes long-term business and political partners as well as all employees of the Hecker Glass Group. Since years Mr. Wirsing faithfully followed the philosophy: “Heart and Brain reign!”. Also, the next celebration are nearby – 2019 celebrates Hecker her 100th anniversary – we are looking forward to it!/p>


Thomas Dreisbusch, Vorsitzender des Bundesverband Flachglas (links) und Axel Schmid, Geschäftsführer der Theodor Schmid GmbH (Mitte) gratulieren Werner Wirsing, dem ehemaligen Vorsitzenden des BF.
Thomas Dreisbusch, Chairman of the Federal Flat Glass Association (left) and Axel Schmid, Managing Director of Theodor Schmid GmbH (center) gratulate Werner Wirsing, the formal chairman of the Association.

Impressionen von der Feier

Impressions of the Celebration

Empfang / Greeting
Lunch (with BVB)
Dinner & Party