The Swiss Venture Club (SVC) Award for Entrepreneurs this year goes to AutoForm Engineering GmbH, the leading supplier of software solutions for the sheet metal forming industry. The Jury nominated AutoForm Engineering for the final from among more than a hundred companies. The software supplier emerged the winner against five other finalists.
The SVC Award for Entrepreneurs recognizes small and medium-size companies which have achieved an impressive performance record through consistent success, ensure or create jobs and for which continuous innovation play a central role. The quality of staff members and the management as well as a clear strategy for the future are further criteria which the Jury takes into consideration during the extensive evaluation process and visit to the company’s premises. The jury is comprised of twelve entrepreneurs and experts from the business sector as well as the previous year’s award winner.
The award ceremony was held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, the largest multi-functional arena in Switzerland. Some 1500 top-ranking individuals from politics, business and culture were invited to this festive occasion to celebrate the winner of this award presented for the second time.
The SVC Award for Entrepreneurs is added to a list of past awards received by AutoForm Engineering, such as „Excellence in Productivity 2006“, „Automotive News PACE Award 2004“ or „Entrepreneur of the Year 2002“. For Dr. Waldemar Kubli, founder and CEO of AutoForm Engineering, this award is significant proof that AutoForm Engineering is on the right path. Waldemar Kubli stated: „I am extremely delighted that AutoForm Engineering has won the SVC Award for Entrepreneurs. We had to undergo a multilevel selection process carried out by experts in the field and were up against top-class competitors.“