Schoolchildren in the Professional Technical School “N. Y. Vaptsarov” in Vratsa will now have the opportunity to learn and work with advanced drawing and design equipment. The new study room was officially opened on March 13, and the new generation technology was provided by LESTO PRODUCT EOOD as part of the company's strategy to actively participate and support the development of young people in Vratsa.
The new study room has 13 workspaces, a 3D scanner and a 3D printer, and students will learn and work on the SolidWorks engineering project - powerful software used for 3D modelling, circuit design, PCB and dynamic loads. For the purpose of the learning process, LESTO PRODUCT EOOD has also purchased and provided 60 licenses and more than 600 video lessons. With the help of new technologies, schoolchildren will be able to design, then visualize, and materialize their projects.
Vratsa’s District Governor Malina Nikolova, the head of the Regional Governance of Education Vratsa Galina Evdenova and representatives of employers’ organizations and businesses attended the opening ceremony. Mrs. Nikolova congratulated LESTO PRODUCT for the initiative and added that it should serve as an example for the business as a whole, both in the region of Vratsa and throughout the country. The director of the PTS "N. Y. Vaptsarov" Irma Emiliyanova described the collaboration with LESTO PRODUCT as a "big step in the partnership with the employers in the region". In 2018/2019 a new class will be formed in the Professional Technical School by the profession "Machine technician" in the specialty "Machines with digital-program management". LESTO PRODUCT is a long-time partner of PTS "N. Y. Vaptsarov" and supports the introduction of dual learning.
According to the manager of the company, Ivaylo Gladnishki, the joint work of the business with education will restore the confidence of young people in professional education and will contribute to the economic development of the region.
According to Eurostat data, the number of employees in the metalworking industry in Europe is 17 million.
A short video about the work of LESTO PRODUCT with schoolchildren from professional high schools is available in the company's the YouTube channel.
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LESTO PRODUCT EOOD is a company based in Bulgaria, with more than 20 years of experience in the production of metal parts for machines and equipment used in different sectors of industry. The main technological operations used to manufacture individual metal parts or assembled units are laser cutting, punching, bending, welding, powder-polymer coating and assembly of components and assemblies.