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Uwe Zulehner – new Managing Director of INDUGA

Dipl.-HTL-Ing. Uwe Zulehner has been appointed Managing Director of INDUGA Industrieöfen und Giesserei-Anlagen GmbH& Co. KG in Cologne with effect from 1st July 2009. He is responsible for Sales and Engineering of the company that has been associated with OTTO JUNKER GmbH sinc early 2006. In this capacity he will run the business of INDUGA together with Markus Schmidt, Chief Commercial Officer of the company.

Uwe Zulehner studied engineering at the Höhere Technische Lehranstalt für Bergbau und Metallurgie in Leoben/Austria. He started his industrial career in 1997 as a technical assistant in the melting operation of Breitenfeld Edelstahl in Mitterdorf/Austria.From 1998 till 2001 he was Marketing and Product Manager for functional refractories with the focus on steel converters at RHI Refractories AG in Vienna/Austria. Another milestone in his professional life was his engagement in the copper melting plant division of MAERZ-Gautschi Industrieofenanlagen GmbH with its headquarters in Düsseldorf/Germany from 2001 till 2007, where he started as Sales Manager and then advanced to the General Manager of the copper business unit.

 It was in this period that he published papers dealing with industrial furnace manufacture for secondary copper refinement and two patents were granted. During his time with MAERZGautschi Mr. Zulehner spent three years together with his family in Brisbane/Australia running the international business. Before joining us, Mr. Zulehner was working with the Küttner Group as Director of Küttner Non Ferrous GmbH in Essen, Germany.

'I look forward to joining Induga and despit the currently difficult overall market situation I shall endeavour to do this job for the best of the company and staff of INDUGA and the OTTOJUNKER group. My first priority is placed on sustainable strengthening of our position in the established and traditional fields of our business and also on establishing, together with our staff, a strong foothold of Induga as a technology partner to the copper industry.The key to a trusting and lasting successful cooperation in my opinion is first of all the personal contact to customers, full understanding of requirements to be met by our equipment as well as our after-sales service and, of course, a consistently high productquality.' says Uwe Zulehner.



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