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23 Jul Hessischer Unternehmertag 30.10.2012 – Hessen Champions 2012

Investing in Germany – Global Challenges“ was this year`s motto of the 21. Hessian Entrepreneur Day, the main event of the Coalition of Hessian Entrepreneurs’ Associations (VhU), which took place on October 30, 2012 in Wiesbaden`s Kurhaus.

On the 20th hessian business conference the hessian prime minister Volker Bouffier, economics minister Dieter Posch and professor Dieter Weidemann, president of the association of hessian business organisations (VhU), awarded the “Hessen-Champions 2011″. The presentation took place in front of 1.000 companies in the Wiesbadener Kurhaus and the following prices were granted:The three winning companies were selected among a number of seventy candidates, fourteen of which having reached the final.

The Isra Vision AG from Darmstadt received the award in the category “innovation” for developing a robot which can for the first time distinguish different objects in a box. „Hessen-Champion 2012“ in the category „world market leader“ became the Schunk Group from Heuchelheim which carbon brushs arrange for a perfect power transmission in electric motors. The first price in the category „jobmotor“ was awarded to the Fritz Winter Eisengießerei GmbH & Co. KG from Stadtallendorf which was able to increase their number of employees by 11 % in 2011 for the second consecutive year to a total of 3.712 employees.