Foundry Affairs Clemens Küpper is the New President of the BDG
The Federal Association of the German Foundry Industry (BDG) has a new president: Clemens Küpper (53) was elected at the digitally BDG general meeting on May 27 for the next three years until 2024.
Clemens Küpper succeeds Dr. Erwin Flender, who had held the office since 2012. had held the post since 2012. "The German foundry industry offers more than 70,000 highly qualified employees highly qualified work. It is innovative, proud, powerful and globally competitive - it is important to maintain this strength even in the face of the challenges that lie ahead. In particular, the path to climate neutrality will be demanding for our industry. To this end, the BDG has has drawn up a comprehensive program for the future. In close cooperation with BDG Managing Director Max Schumacher, I will be working with all my might to lead our industry into the future," states Küpper as the core content of his presidency.
Clemens Küpper learned the profession of foundry mechanic and completed studies in Duisburg and Bielefeld as a foundry engineer (Dipl.-Ing.) and industrial engineer (Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.). He is the spokesman for the management of the Baumgarte iron foundry in Bielefeld-Brackwede. Clemens Küpper was born in 1967, married and has three children.