OBITUARY

Trox

Heinz Trox, the majority shareholder of Trox GmbH, which specialises in handling air, died on 1 October aged 81.

After completing courses in mechanical engineering and economics at Munich University, he worked in the USA as an engineer.

In 1959, he joined Trox GmbH, where he was first responsible for international business. From 1969, and now a member of the board of management, he oversaw international business, product management and R&D. He became chairman of the board of management in 1988, which he left in 2001 to join the supervisory board, of which he became chairman in 2012.

A statement from the company describe him as ‘an old-school entrepreneur, in the best sense of the word, who was committed to his employees and to society.’

Related links:
Related articles:



modbs tv logo

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Smart Check launched to boost competence and fight fraud

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has developed a ‘Smart Check’ app to help construction site operators verify the identities and qualifications of more than two million skills card holders. 

MBS attends the BESA launch of ‘safe havens’ blueprint for air quality

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has completed its trilogy of free guides designed to help building owners and managers turn their buildings into ‘safe havens’ that protect occupants from health risks linked to airborne contaminants and viruses.