A drilling rig visible from afar in the middle of the Rhine lowlands – a real landmark. And a soaring symbol of globally coveted drilling technology from Erkelenz. The rig is just one example of numerous test systems run by MHWirth to ensure its products remainreadily available for the oil and gas industry. Because the company is a world market leader in mechanical engineering products which help gain access to raw materials all over the world. Downtimes in the often difficult conveying conditions can quickly blow out the budget. And anyone wanting to prevent them needs to make sure they do one important thing: conduct tests. Qualified experts trained in-house and engineers from the region’s technical colleges and universities form the competent base at the Erkelenz branch, ensuring “made in Erkelenz” mechanical engineering continues to achieve top success in future.