SOMMER wins one of the four SME-prizes 2014. "The sense for a chance, the quick and innovative implementation shows that also small enterprises can operate successfully in international markets", states the jury for choosing SOMMER as the winner. After the nomination to the Austrian Innovation Award SOMMER is proud to be awarded with the second public prize this year.
SOMMER with its innovative measuring systems and services established a well-known brand in the beginning especially in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. In the meanwhile and after only a view years of internationalization the devices, sensors and installations to record water, snow and climate conditions (Automatic Weather Stations) are delivered to customers all over the world. Besides Europe the biggest markets are located in Asia and North and South America.
The SME-prize is an award for the most successful local small and medium sized companies and is based on an initiative of the federal Chamber of Commerce in Vorarlberg together with the federal newspaper Vorarlberger Nachrichten. The award is given out for the sixth time in a row this year. Every year companies are awarded in the categories trade, services, tourism as well as industry/craftsmanship.