The German association holds its annual meeting and recognises the work of Mr. Springer


  • The Annual Meeting of FBS, the German Drilling and Sawing Association, took place on September 25.

The German Sawing and Drilling Association, FBS, held its Annual Meeting on September 25th in Willingen / Sauerland, Germany. An event in which the professionals of the sector met again and in which, in addition, important changes took place in the association.

Its members elected Manfred Witzke as the new chairman. He has been on the board since 2017 and succeeds Thomas Springer, who served as chairman for twelve years and is now leaving the board.

In addition, Dr. Reiner Schulze was elected as second chairman; Manfred Dziuba as secretary and Barbara Prestin as a new board member for special tasks (assessor).

Thomas Springer, new IACDS Honorary Member

IACDS, which attended the event represented by Jose Blanco, Secretary General, wanted to pay tribute to Thomas Springer and named him Honorary Member and presented him with a plaque in recognition of his work and dedication over the years.