March 20, 2017

Former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland, Suzan LeVine, appointed to Board of Directors at CareerWise Colorado to strengthen youth apprenticeship model

Denver, CO, March 2017 ‒ Mikron Automation has been working closely with CareerWise Colorado, a new statewide system of youth apprenticeships. The initiative was created by leading Colorado industry associations and is based on the Swiss Apprenticeship System. Five months after launching the program, Suzan LeVine, former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland was appointed to the Board of Directors of CareerWise Colorado. The Mikron Denver facility has already hosted apprentices and is encouraging other business to support and strengthen their commitment to the CareerWise model.

Press Release (PDF)
CareerWise Colorado (Link)


About Mikron Automation
Mikron Automation – a division of the Mikron Group – is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of customized, highly productive automation solutions for the assembly and testing of complex products. The division guarantees customers fast, professional service and support. Mikron Automation is headquartered in Boudry (Neuchâtel), in a region that is regarded as the heart of the Swiss watchmaking industry. To date, Mikron Automation has installed more than 3,000 assembly and testing systems worldwide. Its international customers operate in the following industries: pharma, medtech, automotive supply, electrical/electronics, consumer goods and construction/building. Mikron Automation employs around 650 people at its sites in Boudry (Switzerland, headquarters), Berlin (Germany), Denver (USA), Singapore and Shanghai (China).

Mikron Automation, Jean-François Bauer, Head of Marketing and Business Development,