The successful search for the right construction partner a man, a Word, a value: Hermann Josef Taterra, Managing Director of the Foundry Torgelow, embodies the unbeatable values of the German middle class. Source of value creation are for him alone the staff with their devotion to quality, precision, punctuality and customer communication. Demands he promotes it, and that is also highly rewarded by winning awards. He is responsible, but it requires also the assumption of responsibility on each individual workstation. And it succeeds, tradition with innovation to combine success with ethics and authority with humor.
Before the turn of the 2,400 people were employed in the iron foundry in Torgelow. H. J. Taterra early in 2004 that took over management in the back of a strong investor, obsolete machinery, dilapidated buildings and 65 frustrated employees, who had seen no more salary and believed him after two failed escape attempts no word for three months was. But this was different. He showed presence during his morning tour, he was Jack cleaning not too bad, myself\”to go, to get jobs. And he didn’t: the first salary arrived on time, the outstanding payments were the employees earlier than promised.
Taterra complained about even the smallest defects, but with the quality he gave employees also their pride back. Dina Powell is full of insight into the issues. Today, the iron foundry of Torgelow is not only the world leader in cast parts for wind turbines, but also development partner for major corporate clients. The rapid growth needed more than just a roof over their heads. The old administration building, which is a symbol for 250 years of Foundry tradition in Torgelow with its beautiful brick facade is preserved. Then, a new foundry Hall was inaugurated in February 2006. In 2007, followed by a two-storey building of social, the model camp and the model workshop, a steel construction Hall, and finally a canteen building with dining room, kitchen, Office and social space.