Церемония награждения «Истории успеха в Штрии»

"Styrian Success Stories"

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10 year anniversary of the “Wood Cluster Styria”, 10 year anniversary of the “Wood Innovation Center Zeltweg” and the opening of the “Engineering Center Wood”, short ECW.: Those three events were celebrated on 4 November 2011 with 150 visitors at the Wood Innovation Center in Zeltweg. The theme of the event? Of course, the topic of INNOVATIONS which corresponds to Styria’s economical strategy: “Innovations connect – namely economy, science and politics” The highlight of the event was the prize-giving to the winner of the competition “Styrian Success Stories”. In this competition, the member companies of the Wood Cluster Styria submitted their personal “Success Stories” of the last ten years and the readers of the Wood Cluster website could vote for their favorite story and consequently choose the winner.

Most voters favored the project of „Hutter acustix“ from Birkfeld, who launched a number of products in the field of selective sound control and are highly successful and active on the markets. The head of the company, Armin Hutter, was very pleased about the award and referred to the advantages of the Wood Cluster, “We as business people especially profit from the connections the Wood Cluster has established between the different areas of production – from forestry to the sawmills and eventually to the final customer.” DI Heinz Gach, chairman of the board of Wood Cluster Styria Ltd and Styria’s Provincial Government Member Dr. Christian Buchman congratulated all winners.

Stories of Success: f.l.t.r.: chairman of the board of Wood Cluster Styria Ltd Heinz Gach, winner of “Stories of Success” Armin Hutter (Hutter acustix), Styria’s Provincial Government Member Dr. Christian Buchman, managing director of the Wood Cluster Ltd Ing. Joachim Reitbauer

Photos: ECW opening ceremony: f.l.t.r. chairman of the board of Wood Innovation Center Zeltweg, mayor Hermann Dullnig, chairman of the board of Wood Cluster Styria Ltd, Heinz Gach Styria’s Provincial Government Member Dr. Christian Buchmann, member of the state parliament Gabriele Kolar, managing director of the Wood Cluster Styria Ltd Ing. Joachim Reitbauer