The Slovak Gold Foundation on Tuesday awarded nine companies with Slovak Gold 2008 certificates for outstanding products or services. The Považská Cementáreň Ladce (Trenčín region) concrete producer was awarded for the strength of its CEM I 42.5 R cement.
"We take environmental aspects into account as well, a fact also appreciated by the evaluating committee," said Ľubomír Ježo, the concrete producer quality manager.
Among other companies awarded were the Humenská Mliekareň dairy in Humenné (Prešov region) for its hard, full-fat Primátor cheese and the Levické Mliekarne diary in Levice (Nitra region) for its Niva blue cheese.
Wine producer Pivnica Radošina (Nitra region) received two awards - one for its Radošinský Klever 2007 white wine and the other for its Rulandské Modré (Pinot Noir) 2007 red wine. JAV-AKC Vlčany (Nitra region) was awarded for its pork dripping. In the services category, Bratislava-based Sikielka was awarded for distributing medical materials used in plastic surgery and dermatology. In the IT segment, Žilina's Kros was awarded for its Cenkros Plus software, which is able to evaluate and direct construction work.
Certificates also went to Aerospool Prievidza (Trenčín region) for its WT9 Dynamic ultra-light aircraft, and to Weber Terranova Bratislava for its frost-proof isolation construction system. TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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