Mark Furtwängler at the award ceremony in Chicago (5th from right)
The German American Chambers of Commerce pay tribute to outstanding transatlantic companies
Nuremberg, October 23, 2017 – Every year, the German American Chambers of Commerce (GACCs) recognize outstandingly innovative companies. At this year’s awards ceremony, the spotlight was on Bühler Motor’s intelligent electric water pumps. With these pumps, Bühler Motor is making a major contribution towards the production of hybrid and fully electric vehicle drives.
The GACCs were extremely impressed with the high level of efficiency of Bühler Motor’s pumps combined with their extremely low energy consumption. Bühler Motor’s bFlow C pumps, which received an award in the Excellence in Innovation category, not only meet all the temperature and durability requirements of the automotive sector but also offer intelligent diagnostic functions.
Other awards for innovative achievements were presented to Bosch and ESTENSIS. Also awarded were the companies VisiConsult, for excellence in digitalization, and Mid-America Overseas Inc. in the field of excellence in services.
“As the German American Chambers of Commerce, we are delighted to be able to honor these outstanding achievements. This award underscores the contribution made by German subsidiaries to US society. The small and medium-sized companies in particular provide high-quality products, technologies and services in the United States”, stated Mark Tolkiens, President and CEO of GACC Midwest.
Accepting the award, Mark Furtwängler, President and General Manager of Bühler Motor Inc., emphasized the excellent cross-border cooperation between the various Bühler Motor sites in Michigan, North Carolina, Mexico and Germany. “International and interdisciplinary teams combined with stable conditions allowing free trade make successes like this possible”, said Mark Furtwängler.
The award was presented to Bühler Motor in Chicago, IL, at a festive gala event on October 13.