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M+W Group awarded international solar prize

M+W Group awarded international solar prize

14,000 sector specialists have cast their vote

International engineering and construction company M+W Group (until 2009: M+W Zander) was granted the ‘Solar Industry Award’ at the Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (PVSEC) in Valencia, Spain, yesterday evening. The prize was awarded to the M+W Group in the category ‘Turnkey Company of the Year’ by Solar PV Management magazine published in England.

Managing Director Harald Friedrich of M+W Germany received the prize on behalf of the M+W Group at an official prizegiving ceremony. The readers of the magazine had been able to study the documents submitted by the participating companies online over the previous two months before taking voting for their favorites. A total of some 14,000 experts voted in this international competition, that involved submitting their personal business data to avoid abuses.

M+W Group CEO Jürgen Wild said about the Solar Industry Award: “We would like to thank all the experts from the international solar sector who have acknowledged our track record in this sector now spanning more than ten years by casting their vote in our favor. This prize is a clear recognition that we have an international reputation as a partner for turnkey solutions.” The company is currently presenting its solutions tailored to the solar sector at the PVSEC exhibition being held in Valencia. The spectrum of services ranges from silicon production, through factories manufacturing photovoltaic cells and modules, to photovoltaic power plants and concentrated solar power.

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About M+W Group ( M+W Group (until 2009: M+W Zander) is the leading global partner for engineering, construction and project management in the fields of Advanced Technology Facilities, the Life Science Industries, Energy & Environment Technologies and High-Tech Infrastructure. From concept development to turnkey services the company manages projects of all sizes ensuring flexibility, rapid realization and cost-effective completion. With its competence to link process technology, automation and complex facilities to integrated solutions M+W Group primarily focuses on leading electronics, life science, photovoltaic, chemical, automobile and communication companies, as well as research institutes and universities. M+W Group GmbH is the holding company with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. In 2009 M+W Group generated an order intake of 1.56 billion euros and revenues of 1.27 billion euros with a workforce of approximately 4380 employees.

M+W Group is owned by the Austrian Stumpf Group that is globally successful in the areas of High-Tech Engineering, Smart & Renewable Energy, Real Estate and Technology Investments.

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