The newspaper DIE RHEINPFALZ reported in an article on 26.6.2018 about the current development at WIPOTEC in Kaiserslautern. The fact that the WIPOTEC Group, located in the heart of Kaiserslautern, is a global player for weighing and inspection solutions, is now well known throughout the circulation area of the national newspaper. The article highlighted the strong growth of the WIPOTEC Group, which now employs more than 1000 people, 700 of them at its headquarters in Kaiserslautern. Three years ago there were 480 employees. This makes WIPOTEC the fastest growing company in the Barbarossa city. With this strong expansion, WIPOTEC has also expanded its worldwide presence. WIPOTEC now has over ten branches and 80 sales and service partners.
Theo Düppre, founder and CEO, told the newspaper that another 100 employees are to be hired worldwide this year. However, the search for specialists is extremely difficult, which is why the training has been intensified in-house. 2019 the WIPOTEC Academy is opened at the Kaiserslautern location, construction work on the company site has already begun. This increases the factory area by another 5000 square meters to 43,000 square meters.