Gerhard Daiger is Senator and is awarded the coveted Economy Prize "Goldjupiter"

28/09/2009

"Bundeswirtschaftspreis" goes for the first time to manufacturer of dental matrix system

Gerhard R. Daiger, owner of Dr. Walser Dental, whose dental matrices are successful worldwide, was awarded the "Ehrensenatorenwürde Senator h.c." on September 25, 2009 and at the same time the highest Economy Prize of the "Bundessenat", the "Goldjupiter". Chancellor Angela Merkel, Minister President Günther Oettinger and Minister of Economics Ernst Pfister, who delivered the welcome note, queued up with other congratulants.

What is the Oscar for the Hollywood actors, is the "Goldjupiter" for the German small and medium-sized businesses. The "Goldjupiter" shall symbolize the honourable principle of the Roman senate of the antiquity: "Demanding and promoting the youth, supporting the old". And this year's prize-winner of this popular trophy is the Dr. Walser Dental GmbH Radolfzell. From 4 million companies 23 businessmen received this economy prize till now.

The celebration took place in Constance on the chamber of industry and commerce with numerous guests from politics and economy as well as television and some representative of the press. The acting managing director of the IHK, Immo Leisinger, who also described the career of Gerhard Daiger, gave the welcoming and eulogy. Alone since 2006 the Dr. Walser Dental received 12 awards and made about 300 innovations.

The "Bundessenat" of economy and technology in the social federal association Wirtschaft-Bildung-Arbeit Germany (WBA) Berlin, registered in the public list of the German Bundestag, represented by the president Siegfried Auffermann, presented the popular Economy Prize "Goldjupiter" to Gerhard Daiger. Daiger's outstanding social and entrepreneurial competences are appreciated hereby. With this golden statue the WBA honours respectively economically responsible persons who serve the public in Germany welfare by their activity and their performances in a special way and whose aim it is to make an effective contribution by creation and preservation of education and jobs to improve the future ability of economy and society in the Federal Republic of Germany.

At the same time the owner of the Dr. Walser Dental received the certificate of the "Ehrensenatorwürde" Senator h.c. from the "Bundessenat" ("Bundessenat" of economy and technology, "Europasenat" for the promotion of the economic, scientific and cultural relations between the states and regions from Europe and Germany). Gerhard R. Daiger was therefore taken to the "Bundessenat" in Berlin and now belongs to the 100-headed committee.

The Dr. Walser Dental has an outstandingly high education quota of 29%. For comparison purposes: So the education quota of large public limited companies amounts just to 2 to 5 per cent. However, the quota is enclosed on average at 6.4 per cent at training enterprises. If one looks at the education quota in the skilled crafts with its many small enterprises, then the average is at 10 per cent.

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Goldjupiter and Ehrensenatorwürde award photos

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