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Continuing education created by two industry giants

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Dr. Christoph Blum, Mahr Academy

Mahr GmbH and Festo Didactic SE have joined forces and developed a brand new, comprehensive training concept for the field of ISO/GPS - ISO Geometric Product Specification. Employees in metrology as well as in work preparation, design and manufacturing are to benefit from the results of this cooperation. The new digital learning program will be available from mid-May 2023.

Both cooperation partners are established figures in their industries: Mahr GmbH has specialized in the development and production of professional metrology worldwide for over 160 years. Festo Didactic SE, as part of the Festo Group, is the world's leading qualification provider in the field of technical education and training.

Course content: ISO Geometric Product Specification

This jointly developed training course addresses the ISO/GPS - ISO Geometric Product Specification size, form and location. The course consists of seven modules, which include learning videos, e-learnings and exercises for self-testing. Depending on the module, the time allotted is between 45 and 120 minutes. This short overview training course on form and position tolerancing is relevant for employees in the fields of metrology, production planning, design and manufacturing.

  • Topic: ISO/GPS standardization of size, form and location
  • Content: 7 modules incl. learning videos, e-learnings and exercises
  • Recommended time required depending on module between 45 and 120 minutes
  • Includes ISO 8015/ ISO 1101/ ISO 14405/ ISO 2692/ ISO 5459, among others.
  • Recommended for areas: metrology, production planning, design, manufacturing
  • Training in DE and EN
  • Compact training for anyone who needs to read and interpret a technical drawing


Promising partnership

In this equal cooperation, both partners have combined knowledge and experience to develop a comprehensive, practical training program. In close cooperation, the content expertise of Mahr GmbH was merged with the didactic expertise for sustainable digital learning of Festo Didactic.

Know-how from the Mahr company

Knowledge and also moderation through the learning program from the Mahr Academy – in person by Dr. Christoph Blum: Blum has been with Mahr GmbH since 2017 and is responsible there for the Mahr Academy. The graduate mathematician and physicist earned his doctorate at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization and has already been a trainer for AUKOM e.V. for several years. He has also been an elected member of the AUKOM board since March 2022. With his experience as a trainer and training provider, Blum adeptly guides participants through the individual modules of the advanced training using learning videos and e-learning.

Digital training available at Control 2023

The digital training will be available for you to book for the first time at Control 2023 in Stuttgart. Visit our booth 3101/ 3201 in hall 3 and meet Dr. Blum directly on site. If you have any questions about the training and/or the cooperation in advance, you can reach us by e-mail Please also visit the website of our cooperation partner Festo Didactic SE.

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