H. Henriksen mek. Verksted AS has been nominated to the National Innovation price 2012, arranged by the The Confederation of Norwegian Enterpise (NHO). In the final there are three companies and decision will fall on the 20th of September in Oslo.
The criteria’s for the award is the following
* The company must have proven its vitality (and endurance) and positive results. With our more than 150 years of business we feel confident !
* It must be based on innovation. The great growth over the past years is based on continues developments of new products and new markets. To evolve for more than 150 years it has to be in our veins.
* The company must be future-oriented and show the ability to place new ideas into practice. For the last 12 months the company has launched several new products with great potential. Several of this products has now reached the marked and is now in serial production.
* The company shall be a role model for the youth. To be an industrial company and a role model for the youth is a great combination. Our philosophy has for many years been to meet the youth on different arenas. Several times a year we invites local schools to learn them and inspire them to be part of the industrial society. A different arena has been to offer youth a new chance when they have failed in their choices. We have had great experiences with this. By our President we are also engaged in the local sheltered workshop, where he is the chairman of the board. The variety in tasks and possibilities in companies like ours is a great platform to help youth and local society !
We are extremely proved for this nomination and of course, we hope to be the winner !