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Opening of the Caterpillar training center at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent

On December 12, 2022, Zeppelin Central Asia Machinery LLC, the official dealer of CAT@ special machinery in Uzbekistan, and Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent signed a Memorandum of Mutually Beneficial Partnership.

This memorandum is aimed at strengthening long-term mutually beneficial partnership in the field of education and scientific research, as well as opening of Caterpillar training center on the basis of the university. This training center is designated for students and employees of the enterprises to train the skills of operation on a grader simulator of one of the world’s largest manufacturers.

Apart of that scientific and methodical seminars, guest lectures, and other curriculum activities with the participation of Caterpillar and Zeppelin representatives will be conducted on the basis of this training center.

The opening ceremony was attended by the administration of Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, management of “Zeppelin Central Asia Machinery” FE LLC, representatives of the US embassy in Tashkent, German trade company AHK as well as officials from the Almazar district khokimiyat.

Rector of Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, DSc Jamshid Inoyatkhodjaev stated: “Caterpillar is a leading global manufacturer of mining and construction equipment, and for more than 20 years, Zeppelin Uzbekistan has served as Caterpillar’s representative in Uzbekistan. The benefit of this training center is to assist students in gaining first-hand knowledge and practical skills from highly qualified and respected industry professionals”.

“Over the past few years, we have been actively investing in the programs that are aimed at the development of Uzbekistan’s educational system and contribute to the growth of the qualified professionals for the construction and pavement sectors. We are intended to share professional expertise and engage in the educational process, as well as to assist with materials and technical equipment. Through this interaction we also gain some special sort of synergy with future professionals, which also enables us to gain a new perspective and fresh look on the sector.” – commented Mikhail Kantsavenka, General Director of Zeppelin Central Asia Machinery FE LLC.

Zeppelin Uzbekistan and the Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent has already developed future partnership strategy for the year 2023.