Navigation Links
Hamilton Company Wins Switzerland's 2010 Tell Award for Manufacturing Investment in Grisons, Greater Zurich Area
Date:10/26/2011

ZURICH, Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Company has been awarded a Tell Award 2010, the Greater Zurich Area AG and Hamilton announced today. Hamilton Company, the Reno, NV-based global leader in precision fluid measuring was honored with a Tell for sustained investment in the manufacturing facility of its Swiss subsidiary Hamilton Bonaduz AG, in the Canton of Grisons, Greater Zurich Area. Named after Swiss national hero Wilhelm Tell, the Awards are an annual recognition of the most important inward investment projects to Switzerland by North-American companies. The award for Hamilton underscores the appeal of the Greater Zurich Area as a location for developers and manufacturers specializing in precision technologies.

Hamilton Company has been named this year's winner of the Tell Award in the category 'most significant manufacturing investment'. Global healthcare company Abbott, the Canadian Bombardier (who opened its MITRAC Powerlab for locomotive and high power propulsion in Zurich in 2009), and life science and high-tech company Sigma-Aldrich also receive a Tell Award.

A global leader in laboratory automation and sensory technology for precision fluid measuring, Greater Zurich Area-based Hamilton Bonaduz has been developing and manufacturing precision and medical technology products in the Swiss town of Bonaduz since 1966. In 2009 Hamilton Bonaduz opened a new development and manufacturing facility, adding 150 new jobs and bringing the total number of employees to 750 today.

Named after the national hero Wilhelm Tell, the Tell Awards are an annual celebration of the most significant inward investment projects by North American companies in Switzerland. They are sponsored and organized by the Swiss Embassy in the United States and Swiss Trade and Investment Promotion (STIP).

The winners are presented with the Tell Award on October 26th in the Swiss Embassy in Washington D.C. by Switzerland's Ambassador to the U.S., H.E. Manuel Sager. Past awardees for the Greater Zurich Area have included companies such as Disney, IBM, Microsoft, and Google.

Andreas Wieland, CEO, Hamilton Bonaduz AG said: "We are very excited about receiving the Tell Award honoring our commitment to Switzerland and our investment in Grisons. The canton of Grisons is an ideal business location within the Greater Zurich Area due to an attractive tax and real estate climate while only about 80 minutes from Zurich Airport. Top-quality education at universities and research institutes in the Greater Zurich Area and the fact that our staff works in a pristinely beautiful region where others chose to spend their vacation has significantly helped our recruiting efforts over the years. The entire region is ideal for innovative companies specializing in precision technologies – and that is why we are committed to it since 1966."

Sonja Wollkopf Walt, Managing Director Greater Zurich Area AG added: "Congratulations to Hamilton Company and Hamilton Bonaduz for this well-deserved Tell Award. With the successful expansion of its manufacturing facilities in 2009, Hamilton Bonaduz has made it very clear that the business location Greater Zurich Area offers a great package to highly specialized precision technology companies and is second to none when it comes to weathering a global economic downturn."

Daniel Capaul, Manager Economic Development/Regional Marketing, Canton of Grisons: "We are very pleased with the Tell Award for Hamilton. With its sustained growth and expansion, e.g. with a recently launched online shop for its high-quality medtech products, Hamilton is a prime example of an international high-tech corporation successfully setting up manufacturing and development operations in the canton of Grisons."

Links

http://www.greaterzuricharea.ch

http://www.hamiltoncompany.com

http://www.awt.gr.ch

http://www.locationswitzerland.com

Contacts

Greater Zurich Area AG
Marc Neumann, Head of Communications
Phone: +1 917 330 9476

Hamilton Bonaduz AG
Andreas Wieland, CEO  
Phone: +41 81 660 60 60
contact@hamilton.ch

Economic Development and Tourism, Canton of Grisons
Eugen Arpagaus
Tel.: +41 81 257 23 77
eugen.arpagaus@awt.gr.ch

STIP Switzerland Trade and Investment Promotion
John Williamson
Phone: +1 908 730-9622
johnhwilliamson@embarqmail.com

About the Greater Zurich Area AG

The Greater Zurich Area AG, a nonprofit organization, is the location marketing organisation for the Greater Zurich Area business region. It recruits international companies abroad and assists them in setting up companies and making investments in the Greater Zurich Area. Its sponsor is the "Stiftung Greater Zurich Area Standortmarketing," a public-private partnership that was established in November 1998. Since that time, its membership has grown to include the cantons of Glarus, Graubunden, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, Zug and Zurich, the cities of Zurich and Winterthur, and several Swiss companies. http://www.greaterzuricharea.ch


'/>"/>
SOURCE Greater Zurich Area AG
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Thompson Group Acquires Hamilton Sundstrands Applied Instrument Technologies
2. Hamilton CapTel® and Partner TV Ears to Display Telephone Communication Technology Designed for Individuals with Hearing Loss at Consumer Electronics Show
3. Baylor Hamilton Heart Hospital Implants First MRI-Safe Pacemaker in North Texas
4. New Company Starts, Bridging the Development Gap in the Discovery of Cancer Drugs
5. The Female Health Company Receives USAID DELIVER PROJECT Order for 5 Million Units
6. Niaid / Barda Awards Elusys a $12 Million Contract to Further Develop Anthim, the Companys Anthrax Therapeutic
7. Nastech Pharmaceutical Company Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Clinical Trial for Insulin Nasal Spray to Treat Diabetes
8. Nastech Pharmaceutical Company Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Clinical Trial for PYY3-36 Nasal Spray to Treat Obesity
9. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at William Blair & Company Small-Cap Growth Stock Conference
10. Female Health Company Receives Brazilian Order: Four Million FC Female Condoms
11. The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse Relocates Therapeutics Company to Pittsburgh
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/8/2016)... Company, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AXN) today announced that for the ... the Company achieved revenue of $8,195,839, a 27% improvement on ... 2015. --> --> The ... $2,068,635, or $.03 per share, up 265% from the net ... of fiscal year 2015. Gross margin for the three months ...
(Date:2/8/2016)...  HemaFlo Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that the United States ... 9,119,880 covering the use of NephroFlow to treat acute kidney ... founder, said, "We are pleased to secure our rights to ... , PhD, HemaFlo,s founder, said, "We are pleased to secure ... Dale Peterson , PhD, HemaFlo,s founder, said, "We ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... Calif. , Feb. 8, 2016  Sangamo ... in therapeutic genome editing, announced that the U.S. ... Company,s Investigational New Drug (IND) application for SB-318, ... life-long therapy for Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I (MPS I). ... enables Sangamo to initiate a Phase 1/2 clinical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... ... A man who has struggled to quit smoking, a man who has struggled with hair ... solutions to his problems – and he did. Now Nabat, a serial entrepreneur featured as ... breakthrough inventions to the world and better people's lives. His own experience with nicotine addiction ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... Steve Helwig & Associates Insurance & Financial, serving the ... has teamed up with Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse in support of its efforts ... all those victimized by the fear of violence in their own homes, donations may ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... announced today that nominations will be accepted February 8, 2016 through May ... , Awards include the Information Security Executive® of the Year, which recognizes ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s longest running and ... companies. Attendees also get to see the most incredible gardens and home improvement ... , at the Colorado Convention Center - 700 14th St. Denver CO, is an ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... Joshua ... on how healthcare companies can use newly released government data on populations and ... population and intervene and capture the value they create to succeed in new ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):