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2012 Export Awards: Austria's best exporters

26 June 2012

The top achievers in Austria's vibrant export sector were rewarded at the 10th Austrian Export Day 2012. In total, the value of Austria's exports reached an all-time high with €122 bn, up 11.7% year on year, despite the dramatic downturn in many economies since 2008.

This year's Austrian Export Day was the most successful in it's history with 2,500 visitors from all sectors of industry. The crowning glory was the evening gala in MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, where the export awards were presented. Once a year, ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA, part of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, gets the opportunity to reward Austrian export companies for their outstanding dedication and success on international markets. The prizes were awarded in the following categories, with “Transport and Traffic” included for the first time:

Category: Crafts and Trades

Export award winner 2012: AMO Automatisierung Messtechnik Optik GmbH
Recognition award: Fasching Salzburg GmbH (in German) , FWT Wickeltechnik GmbH

Category: Trade and Commerce

Export award winner 2012: AME International GmbH
Recognition award: AMACO Ing. Vonach GmbH , EVA Handels GmbH

Category: Industry

Export award winner 2012: Starlinger & Co GmbH
Recognition award: Kapsch Group Beteiligungs GmbH , Siemens VAI Metals Technologies GmbH

Category: Information and Consulting

Export award winner 2012: UC4 Software GmbH
Recognition award: Koch Media GmbH , LANG consulting – Ing. Günter Lang

Category: Tourism

Export award winner 2012: medalp Zentrum für ambulante Chirurgie Betriebs GmbH
Recognition award: hallamasch concepts artists events gmbH , Swarovski Kristallwelten - d. swarovski tourism services gmbh

Category: Transport and Traffic

Export award winner 2012: Hödlmayr International AG
Recognition award: Lagermax Lagerhaus und Speditions AG , Schenker & Co. AG

The ”Global Player Award 2012” went to technology group and plant engineer Andritz AG , with recognition awards going to Novomatic AG and Porsche Holding GmbH .

The “Expat-Award 2012” went to Gerald Sakuler, Head of BENE in Russia.