Voith Turbo Scharfenberg GmbH & Co. KG - Articles and news items
Issue 6 2010 / 10 December 2010 /
After having finished my secondary school certificate in 1991, my father asked me one evening if I would like to focus on a mechanical or an electrical apprenticeship. Because I had always preferred to have a hammer and a screwdriver in the hand than wire and pliers, I made my way into Robert Bosch GmbH to complete an apprenticeship as an industrial mechanic of production engineering.
Voith Turbo Scharfenberg GmbH & Co. KG (SCHAKU) is a world wide known manufacturer of couplers for rail vehicles. Beyond their traditional business, SCHAKU has become an established supplier of complete front end systems. With the introduction of the EN15227, a crash suitable design for the front end of trains has become their focus.