• International team performance • 12 medals and second place in the overall ranking • Speed climbing and swimming relay teams win championship
Asslar, Germany, July 11, 2018. The “Corporate Games“ international sporting competition took place in Annecy, France, over the first weekend in July. Teams from corporations all over the world can take part in the games. This year‘s Pfeiffer Vacuum team comprised 183 colleagues from seven different countries: China, Germany, France, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan. The team performed in 19 disciplines, won a total of 12 medals and came in second with 1060 points overall. Again this year, the speed climbing and swimming relay teams won the competition.
“The team spirit in our team is extremely valuable, not just on a sporting level but also when it comes to meeting corporate challenges. The Corporate Games as an annual sporting event are the ideal basis for further strengthening teams and moving them forward,” explained Dr. Eric Taberlet, CEO of Pfeiffer Vacuum Technology AG and this year’s patron of the Corporate Games.
The Corporate Games have existed for more than 25 years. They are held at various locations around the world. This year, more than 5,000 employees from 150 companies participated in Annecy, France.
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Pfeiffer Vacuum (stock exchange symbol PFV, ISIN DE0006916604) is one of the world’s leading providers of vacuum solutions. In addition to a full range of hybrid and magnetically levitated turbopumps, the product portfolio comprises backing pumps, leak detectors, measurement and analysis devices, components as well as vacuum chambers and systems. Ever since the invention of the turbopump by Pfeiffer Vacuum, the company has stood for innovative solutions and high-tech products that are used in the Analytics, Industry, Research & Development, Coating and Semiconductor markets. Founded in 1890, Pfeiffer Vacuum is active throughout the world today. The company employs a workforce of some 3,000 people and has more than 20 subsidiaries.
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