Treif wins major innovation award

Treif wins major innovation award

Treif`s industrial slicer, the DIVIDER 880 has been awarded with first prize in the SUCCESS innovation competition in Germany.

The Department of Trade and Industry of Rhineland-Palatinate and the ISB (Investment and Economic Development Bank of the state) annually award the prize to medium-sized companies for developing and launching pioneering, innovative products and technologies which are already being used on the market successfully.

Treif was nominated this year and won first place.

L-R: Eveline Lemke (Secretary of State for Trade and Industry of Rhineland-Palatinate), Uwe Reifenhaeuser (Managing Director), Thomas Kuehr, Juergen Melles, Uwe Ragnit (all TREIF), Dr. Ulrich Link (ISB board of directors).

L-R: Eveline Lemke (Secretary of State for Trade and Industry of Rhineland-Palatinate), Uwe Reifenhaeuser (Treif Managing Director), Thomas Kuehr, Juergen Melles, Uwe Ragnit (all TREIF), Dr. Ulrich Link (ISB board of directors).

The official appraisal said: “Treifhas made a machine marketable that was brought into series production due to its performance and the resulting increase in productivity. It has already been supplied to several renowned companies in the food industry. The new generation of machines underlines the technological leadership of the company.”

The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry of Rhineland-Palatinate, Eveline Lemke, and Dr Ulrich Link (ISB board of directors) handed over the award to Uwe Reifenhaeuser, Treif’s owner and CEO. He accepted the award together with Thomas Kuehr, Juergen Melles and Uwe Ragnit who are part of the team that developed the high speed depositing system.

“We are very proud of the award for a technology that is based on an intensive research and development work,” Reifenhaeuser said. “For us, this innovation award is a very special incentive which also recognises that the innovation is already being used on the market successfully.”

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