In the period from September 29 to October 27, 2017, the elections for the plenary assembly of the IHK (Chamber of Industry and Commerce) Südthüringen for the legislative period 2018 to 2022 took place.
For the Ilm district our managing director Dr. Thomas Rücker prevailed in the electoral group VII "other services" and was thus able to obtain one of the 48 seats in the entrepreneurs' parliament of the IHK.
The first economic forum at Thuringia's largest industrial trade area "Erfurter Kreuz" took place on 29.03.2017 and attracted around 240 trade visitors from politics and business on the topic "Industry 4.0, Logistics 4.0, Illusion 4.0? Users and Critics in Dialogue" on the premises of SolarWorld Industries Thüringen GmbH in Arnstadt to discuss the topic of digitization of the Thuringian economy. In addition to IPOL GmbH, the event was organized by the three associations "automotive Thuringia e.V.", "Initiative Erfurter Kreuz e.V.", "Logistik Netzwerk Thüringen" and LINDIG Fördertechnik GmbH. The commitment of IPOL went far beyond the mere organization.
The apprentice of IPOL GmbH, Mr. Tobias Kupfer, completes his apprenticeship as best in training 2016 in the training profession IT specialist in the field of application development. On November 22nd, he was awarded the "Bildungsfuchs 2016" at a ceremony of the IHK Südthüringen in Suhl.
The management and employees of IPOL GmbH congratulate Mr. Kupfer on the successful completion of his training. We are also pleased about the honouring of IPOL GmbH as a training company. Mr. Kupfer will continue to strengthen our IT team in the future and will fully contribute his knowledge to our projects.