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Frost & Sullivan

October 03, 2011 10:37 ET

Frost & Sullivan's Awards Banquet Recognises Best-in-Class Innovators Across Industry

LONDON--(Marketwire - Oct 3, 2011) - Showcasing unparalleled ideas and innovation across a wide variety of technologies, 26 exemplary organisations were honoured at Frost & Sullivan's Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Knightsbridge, London, last Thursday, 29th September 2011.

Companies from a broad spectrum of fields such as healthcare, biometrics, defence, automotive, telematics, construction, UPS and welding, were lauded for exceptional product innovation and differentiation, business development strategies and market leadership.

"The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award can best be captured in three words -- inspire, influence and impact -- with the overarching goal of accelerating growth for recipient companies," said Gary Jeffery, Partner, Director - UK Operations. "We are proud to unite an elite group of companies that have excelled beyond financial parameters. Our long-established Best Practices Awards Programme is an integral part of our proposition."

The evening ceremony celebrated the positive impact which these companies' unique solutions and services are making across a diverse range of markets, shining a spotlight on those formidable organisations which have continued to flourish amid economic uncertainty and volatile markets and emerged as potent forces in their respective sectors.

Prestigious Competitive Strategy awards were conferred on Boehringer Ingelheim, Luxoft, Riello UPS and Havelsan while Esaote SpA, Paul Hartmann, Borealis, AMX, Mibelle Biochemistry, Legrand, Wacker Chemie AG, Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) and TBS - Touchless Biometric Systems received recognition for their pioneering product-related endeavours.

Vetter Pharma International GmbH received a Customer Service Leadership award. Coveted Customer Value Enhancement awards were presented to Bustec Ltd, MEP Europe and Dermalog Identification Systems Gmbh. Volkswagen picked up a Consumer Choice award for being the mass market car manufacturer with the best high-performance engines.

A dual honour was bestowed on ESAB, recognised for excellence displayed in the categories of Customer Value Enhancement and Excellence in Globalisation.

SCIBASE, Ingeniatrics Tecnologías, Geometric Ltd, Teijin Limited, Sartorius Stedim Biotech and Advanced Medical Diagnostics were acknowledged for their technological successes.

Frost & Sullivan's highly competitive awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices in the industry.

The event culminated in a celebration of stellar achievements by the following organisations demonstrating best practices in their respective disciplines:

Boehringer Ingelheim
2011 European Bio Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Competitive Strategy Leadership Award

2011 European Technology Award in Skin Cancer Diagnosis

Ingeniatrics Tecnologías
2011 European Micro-Encapsulation Technology Innovation Award

Geometric Ltd
2011 Global Enabling Technology Award for Computer-aided Design

2011 Global Arc Welding Equipment & Filler Metals Excellence in Globalization Award

Teijin Limited
2011 Global Automotive Carbon Composites Technology Innovation Award

Esaote SpA
2011 European Cardiology Clinical Information Systems Product Line Strategy Award - for SUITESTENSA Software

Vetter Pharma International GmbH
2011 European Prefilled Injection Systems Customer Service Leadership Award

Bustec Ltd
2011 Global Customer Value Enhancement Award in VXI-LXI Test and Measurement

Paul Hartmann
2011 Eastern European Infection Protection Management Product Line Strategy Award

MEP Europe
2011 Smart E-Meter Market Customer Value Enhancement Award

Sartorius Stedim Biotech
2011 European Technology Innovation Award in Bioprocessing

2011 European Telematics and Infotainment Competitive Strategy Innovation Award

Dermalog Identification Systems Gmbh
2011 EMEA AFIS Biometric Market Customer Value Enhancement Award

2011 European HDVC Cable Insulation Market Product Leadership Award

2011 European Building Automation Systems Product Line Strategy Award

Riello UPS
2011 EMEA Uninterruptible Power Supply Competitive Strategy Innovation Award

2011 Global Welding Filler Metals Customer Value Enhancement Award

Advanced Medical Diagnostics
2011 European Medical Diagnostics and Imaging Technology, Technology Innovation Award

Mibelle Biochemistry
2011 European Dermatological Active Ingredients New Product Innovation Award

2011 EMEA Uninterruptible Power Supplies Product Differentiation Excellence Award

2010 European Mass Market Car Manufacturer Best High-Performance Engines Consumers' Choice Award

Wacker Chemie AG
2011 European Construction Sealants New Product Innovation Award

2011 Turkey Aerospace & Defence Competitive Strategy Leadership Award

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI)
2011 Turkey Aerospace & Defence Product Leadership Award

TBS - Touchless Biometric Systems
2011 European Biometrics Product Leadership Award

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