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2013 Export Awards: recognising Austria's best exporters

2. July 2013

The success of Austrian companies on international markets generates prosperity, high living standards and jobs. After all, exports are responsible for six in every ten euros earned. The Austrian Export Awards give annual recognition to the most dedicated and successful companies.

An independent panel of experts, consisting of leaders from the worlds of business, politics and the media, selected the 2013 Export Award winners from a total of 189 entries. Prizes were awarded in six categories in recognition of export achievements in recent years: Crafts and Trades, Trade and Commerce, Industry, Information and Consulting, Tourism and Leisure, and Transport and Traffic.

The Austrian Export Awards 2013 were presented on 20th June as the crowning glory of the 11th Export Day – the country’s largest export information event – as part of a gala evening in MuseumsQuartier, Vienna.

Here are the winners in each category:

Category: Crafts and Trades
Export award winner 2013: TEXT-FUCHS GmbH
Recognition award: Frauscher Sensortechnik GmbH , Thalmayr H. GmbH

Category: Trade and Commerce
Export award winner 2013:EXAMON Handelsges.m.b.H
Recognition award: Import Export Consult GmbH, voxtrade GmbH

Category: Industry
Export award winner 2013: Bertsch Holding GmbH
Recognition award: ANGER MACHINING GmbH , PALFINGER AG

Category: Information and Consulting
Export award winner 2013: qpunkt GmbH
Recognition award: Braintribe IT-Technologies GmbH , Camping.Info GmbH

Category: Tourism and Leisure
Export award winner 2013: AREA 47 Betriebs GmbH
Recognition award: Salzburg Panorama Tours GmbH , Tanzschule Polai (in German)

Category: Transport and Traffic
Export award winner 2013: Vega International Car Transport & Logistic Trading GmbH
Recognition award: SCHENKER & Co AG , UnitCargo Speditionsges.m.b.H

Global Player Award
Winner : RHI AG
Recognition award: PALFINGER AG , STRABAG AG

Expat Award
Winner: Peter Aldrian, Head of Plansee Japan Ltd.   

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