Renewed "Oskar" nomination
The manufacturer for dental instruments, that is known worldwide for their dental matrices and pincers that are required for tooth fillings, was nominated for the 3rd time in sequence for the "Oskar" of the small and medium-sized businesses 2009 and counts furthermore to the top enterprise in the country.
Out of 3,366 participating enterprises the Dr. Walser Dental reached the second level of the "Oskar" competition. The finalists of the five southern federal states are announced on September 12th in the maritime hotel Würzburg at the award that takes place for the 15th time.
Gerhard R. Daiger had to present extensive documents which had to contain besides economic, innovative and middle-class oriented points of view also ecological, social and honorary criteria.
The Oskar-Patzelt foundation in Leipzig, which was honoured with the Order of Merit last year on behalf of the Federal President Horst Köhler, is sponsor of the competition together with different institutions.
The "Grand Prix of the small and medium-sized businesses" has developed to the most important German medium-sized businesses competition since the first lending in 1995. However, these tremendous performances are hardly perceived in public. This competition contributes to the public perception and appreciation of the medium-sized businesses, forwards the network formation in the medium-sized businesses and popularizes successful examples.
The entrepreneurial medium-sized businesses have created millions of new and additional jobs despite of crisis world-economic and economic developments within the last few years. With the nomination of companies for this competition communes, institutions and associations connect economy support and regionalmarketingeffectively with each other. Regional juries of the twelve competitive regions and a final jury are making the decision for the award. At present more than 200 persons are actively committed in 13 juries.