Bakelite Invests in the Future: Trainees Start as Chemical Technicians in Letmathe

ISERLOHN – August 17, 2023 – Bakelite Synthetics continues to make investments in our communities and proudly welcomes four aspiring individuals who started their chemical technician training at the Letmathe facility on August 7. Maxim Koop, Lukas Lück, Aimé Junior Lipoko, and Soner Burhan Ilhan will participate in an intensive, three-and-a-half-year program to become skilled chemical technicians.

The chemical technician apprenticeship at Bakelite Synthetics offers trainees the opportunity to deepen their passion for chemistry and technology and become an important part of the organization. As a leader in the chemicals industry, Bakelite Synthetics is proud to accompany and shape these young people on their way and provide them with an excellent education.

Each of the trainees will receive comprehensive training across various facets of chemical production. This includes, among other things, the manufacturing and processing of chemical products, the monitoring of production processes, and complying with safety and environmental standards.

Roland Glagla, Training Manager, in Letmathe said, "Nurturing young talents is immensely important for us, as these young people are poised to shape not just our company's trajectory but also the entire future landscape of the chemical industry."

Bakelite Synthetics places an emphasis on delivering high-caliber training, coupled with personalized guidance for its apprentices. In addition to hands-on experience within the company, these aspiring technicians will receive comprehensive preparation for their roles through vocational schooling. In effect, the apprenticeship at Bakelite Synthetics serves as a robust springboard for their professional careers.

The new trainees are not only supervised by experienced specialists, but also integrated into the team and the corporate culture. At Bakelite Synthetics, an atmosphere of transparency, collaborative spirit, and a contemporary corporate ethos provides an ideal nurturing ground for these emerging talents.


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Based in in Atlanta, Georgia, Bakelite Synthe/cs is a leading global integrated producer of thermoset spe cialty resins, solu/ons and engineered thermoset molding compounds serving a variety of segments and end markets across geographies. Addi/onal informa/on about Bakelite Synthe/cs and its products is available at


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