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Honorary award for Xenon founder

Dr. Eberhard Reißmann is honored for his commitment to the automotive industry.

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Award winner Dr. Eberhard Reißmann is the founder of the Dresden-based company Xenon. He has also been involved with the Lingnerschloss for many years. Photo: Kristin Schmidt

Zwickau/Dresden. The founder of the automation technology company XenonDr. Eberhard Reißmann, has received the August Horch Honorary Award. The award was presented on November 7 as part of the 27th Automotive Forum in Zwickau in the presence of Thomas Schmidt, Minister of State for Regional Development, and the Mayor of Zwickau, Constance Arndt. The honorary prize is awarded to individuals who have rendered outstanding services to the development of the automotive industry and its suppliers in Saxony. It is awarded by the CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Chemnitz, the Automotive Suppliers Network Saxony (AMZ), the DRH Vermögensverwaltung GmbH and the August Horch Museum Zwickau.
Dr. Eberhard Reißmann has founded Xenon Automatisierungstechnik GmbH in Dresden not only founded the company, but also represented it as Managing Director for many years. The company manufactures assembly and test lines for the automated production of mechatronic components and employs a total of 430 people worldwide. In addition to the headquarters in the Saxon state capital, there are further Xenon plants in China and Mexico.

The 27th Automotive Forum Zwickau focused on the global transformation of the automotive industry and the resulting opportunities for companies in the region. Around 150 participants from the automotive and supplier industry as well as the scientific community took part in the forum, which this time had the motto #BrancheMitZukunft. "In the current volatile situation, it is particularly important to discuss industry topics and look to the future. Especially now, new ideas and approaches are needed to ensure that the transformation in the automotive industry and especially among suppliers succeeds," emphasized Max Jankowsky, President of the Chemnitz Chamber of Industry and Commerce, at the start of the event. (WiS)

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