Margarete Schramböck, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic affairs

The awarding of the National Coat of Arms is an incentive for other companies, like hallmark is for the consumers. This award honors outstanding achievements for the Austrian economy, as well as exceptional performance and commitment.

The distinguished entrepreneurs set a new benchmark by their willingness to invest in innovative ideas and extraordinary approaches. They are therefore examples for other companies and pioneers in progress and change.

It is companies like these which ensure that Austria’s excellent enterprises also make a name for themselves at a global level, through their export-oriented activities, their special service and extraordinary commitment. They make a valuable contribution to the positive development dynamics in our country.

These companies are also key employers, which provide young people with innovative skills and abilities through apprenticeship, helping them become tomorrow’s qualified workers.

The awarding of the National Coat of Arms pays tribute to the continuous and intense work of the entrepreneurs, who serve as the basis of prosperity in our country. Their creative and courageous actions make them an important factor for sustainable strengthening of Austria as an attractive business location.