Study visit with the 8th grade students

A group of 8th grade students from Secondary School “Ioan Vladutiu”, Luduş, Mureş County, Romania visited SAMARCU S.R.L on 13th April, 2018. The main objective behind the visit was to make the students aware about the various activities related to production, assembling and packaging.

After an introductory presentation, the students were headed by Mihai Man, administrator of the company, who helped them to understand how production is carried out in company and how company reach their customers. Mr. Man provided information about the company’s history, explaining the process by which the products are made and sold, showing products, demonstrating the use of technical devices and machinery etc.

Samarcu SRL, a Romanian company with Italian capital, was founded in 2002 and later becoming a member of the Otlav – Italia Group, its majority shareholder. The company is specialized in electrolytic galvanization with swivel-drums, in powder coating, and assembly operations plus packaging. The modern factory consists in various production departments, equipped with production lines and machinery of last generation.

The quality is guaranteed by professionals able to do the physical-chemical analysis of all solution existing in the electrolysis tubs, pre-treatment in a passive state, the PH and temperature control,  as well as the quantity of deposited substance. The controls and tests are made daily on each batch produced. Samarcu achieved in 2004 the integrated Environment Authorization nr. SB 02, in 2005, the Integrated Environmental Authorization (I.P.P.C.) the second of the region, renewed in 2011.

Samarcu represents one of the companies that sustain the development of Ludus town, offering jobs for its inhabitants and support for the schools. In October 2017, Samarcu S.R.L. sponsored our school with two advanced SMART Board systems.



After the visit, the students were organised in teams. Every team will make a project about these professions (the educational path, the necessary skills, responsibilities and activities, science etc.). The projects will be presented in front of all their colleagues from the 8th grade.

Lorena Elena Olaru, Physics, Chemistry and ICT teacher, Scientix ambassador for Romania.

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About Lorena Elena Olaru

I am secondary school teacher of Physics, Chemistry and ICT, Scientix ambassador for Romania, Innovative Educator Expert at Microsoft Romania, and Esero Romania consul (European Space Education Resource Office). I am addicted to teaching and I am always looking to improve my teaching and learning skills. I have a particular interest in using ICT in the classroom and I love to share ideas and resources.