On September 30. the Werner Schmid GmbH gets awarded as a finalist in the contest for the “Großer Preis des Mittelstandes” 2017. This well renowned award is regarded as one of the most important awards for Germany’s economy and dignifies extraordinary achievements of small- and medium-sized businesses.
The two general managers Matthias and Joachim Hauß are very excited about the award. “Being awarded as a finalist was a great surprise for us and we are very proud of it. Especially because this award caters to the role our company plays in society. Our bond with the region Fulda and our self-image as a traditional family business has always been important to us. From our perspective this exactly is a huge asset for the small- and medium-sized businesses and we are glad, that our understanding of entrepreneurial responsibility is being reflected in such an award. We thank all of our employees who helped to achieve this success with their effort, their ideas and their every day work.”
All over Germany 4.923 companies were nominated in 2017. 488 of those are from Hessen, where Werner Schmid GmbH distinguished itself as one of 4 finalists.
The award not only recognizes economical performance indicators but also a holistic approach that respects the company’s role in society. This considers the long-term employment creation and assurance as well as the innovative strength and the commitment to the region.