On August 29, 2016, Ambassador Suzan G. LeVine and her husband, Mr. Eric LeVine, met with CEO Dr. Christoph Loos and his team at the Liechtenstein-based Hilti facility in Schaan to discuss Hilti’s footprint in the U.S. as well as its vocational education program in Liechtenstein. Hilti is a leading manufacturer and supplier of specialized tools and fastening systems for the construction industry. Hilti tools are used at almost every construction site in a large number of countries around the world and Hilti has multiple sales, service and repair centers across the U.S.
Also in Liechtenstein, CCO Dr. Roland Herb and his team welcomed Ambassador LeVine and Mr. LeVine at the Oerlikon Surface Solutions facility in Balzers. Ambassador LeVine and Mr. LeVine toured the training facility and interacted with several apprentices working in different vocational fields. Oerlikon runs the largest vocational training program in Liechtenstein and has trained over 1,400 apprentices since the group’s founding in 1946.