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M+W Group receives the international ‘Solar Industry Award’ for the third time

M+W Group receives the international ‘Solar Industry Award’ for the third time

M+W Group is the turnkey supplier of the year 2013

The global engineering and construction company M+W Group has won the ‘Solar Industry Award’ that is issued each year by the London-based magazine ‘Solar International’. Readers of the international trade magazine voted for M+W Group as the ‘turnkey supplier’ of the year 2013. The prize was presented at the trade fair EU-PVSEC (European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition) in Paris. ‘Solar International’ readers from across the world had previously taken part in the online voting. After 2010 and 2011, M+W Group again took part in the competition this year and has now been presented with the ‘Solar Industry Award’ for the third time.

“This award validates our efforts to continuously expand our services for the entire global solar value chain”, commented M+W Group CEO Jürgen Wild solar_winner_mwgroupon again being awarded as ‘Turnkey
Supplier’ of the year. He went on to say: “The market is clearly moving toward America, Asia, and the Middle East. Thanks to our global presence and our local networks of suppliers, we are in a position to offer our customers cost-effective turnkey solutions in these regions.”

In August 2013, M+W Group had announced the purchase of Gehrlicher Solar America Corporation to further expand the Group’s expertise in engineering and turnkey construction of solar power plants in America. In all, M+W Group has set up solar power stations with a capacity of over 300 megawatts (peak) as roof-mounted and free-standing installations across the world. Furthermore M+W Group is a global market leader for engineering and construction of photovoltaic production plants with a total production capacity of more than 11 gigawatt (peak).

About M+W Group (www.mwgroup.net): M+W Group is the leading global engineering, construction and project management company in the fields of Advanced Technology Facilities, Life Science & Chemicals, Energy & Environment Technologies and High-Tech Infrastructure. From concept development to turnkey services the company manages projects of all sizes ensuring rapid realization, high quality and safety standards and cost-effective completion. With its competencies to link process and automation technologies and complex facilities to integrated solutions, M+W Group primarily focuses on leading companies in the fields of electronics, photovoltaics, life science, chemicals, energy, automotive, security and communication, as well as research institutes and universities. M+W Group GmbH is the holding company with headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. The Group, which employs more than 8,000 employees, generated an order intake of 3.58 billion euros and revenues of 2.38 billion in 2012. In the same year the company celebrated its 100th anniversary.
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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