On 11th December VALPRO Ltd. received award as the Best Exporter 2013 in a category of middle and large size companies in contest „Export and innovation awards 2013” organized by Ministry of Economy and Investment and Development Agency of Latvia.
„We are glad to receive this award as a reward and recognition of our work during this and also previous years, which has resulted in a good outcome today. I thank VALPRO employees, partners and all supporters, who built the road to Export award. I also thank Investment and Development Agency of Latvia for recognition of entrepreneurs work and achievements and cooperation in a promotion and support of Export. Award is not only recognition of work we have done so far, but also great motivation to work even harder and reach better results,” VALPRO Ltd. chairman of the board Aivars Flemings about award.
"Best Exporter" middle and large size companies
1. SIA "VALPRO"
2. AS "RĪGAS ELEKTROMAŠĪNBŪVES RŪPNĪCA"
3. SIA "V.O.V.A."
"Best Exporter" small size companies
1. SIA "KNOWLEDGEPRICE.COM"
2. SIA "LATLAFT"
3. SIA "DIGITĀLĀS EKONOMIKAS ATTĪSTĪBAS CENTRS"
"Import Replacement Product"
1. SIA "PAPĪRFABRIKA "LĪGATNE""
2. SIA "UNITED OILS"
3. SIA "NP FOODS"
1. SIA "PERUZA"
2. SIA "ISTABAI"
3. SIA "HUGLOCK"
1. SIA "MAFFAM FREEFORM"
2. SIA "MGS FACTORY"
3. AS "RĪGAS PIENA KOMBINĀTS"
Each category first and second place winners receive coverage business trips including Investment and Development Agency of Latvia trade missions, state and diplomatic visits and individual business trips.
Contest Export and innovation awards 2013 is organized ninth year in a row, the main goal of contest is to promote and increase competitiveness of Latvian entrepreneurs and businesses in foreign markets, to increase export volumes and quality of the goods and services and support innovation process within business.
This year 119 applications were received by jury, 31 company was promoted to the second evaluation stage.