COME VISIT THE FORSTER AMERICA BOOTH AT FABTECH ATLANTA, NOVEMBER 6TH – 8TH! BOOTH #C11352

Our Achievements

VR Förderpreis Handwerk – 1997 for Forster Welding Table as a construction kit and clamping system for T-slot system

Companies who do an excellent job as an employer to strengthen their region are awarded each year with this business promoting loan.

Trade and Craft enterprises can receive this grant if they can show exemplary or outstanding achievements of the following categories:

  • Technical or technological renewals
  • Convincing design of trade products
  • Successful entrepreneurial development concepts, combined with the security and/or creation of training and employment
  • Exemplary solutions in the field of environmental protection
  • Outstanding cooperative services of craft enterprises to strengthen their common competitive position
  • Successful entrepreneurial overall performance of traditional craft enterprises
  • Exemplary marketing concepts

Bavarian State Prize Gold Medal – 1997 for Forster Welding Table as a construction kit and clamping system for T-slot system.
Bavarian State Prize – 2002 Gold Medal for Forster ErgoFix “ergonomic rotating, lifting and tilting welding fixtures.
Federal Prize 2011 for Forster Railing Welding Gauge for double-sided welding with bar division

The Bavarian State Prize is awarded at the International Industry and Craft Fair Munich (IHM) for special design and technical achievements in the craft sector which are far above the average. The Bavarian State Prize has been awarded since 1952 by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and is endowed with 5,000 euros.

The Federal Prize, also awarded at the International Industry and Craft Fair Munich (IHM) honors outstanding innovative achievements for the craft trades. This prize, too, is endowed with 5,000 euros and has been awarded since 1989 by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

This honors products and service innovations that are characterized by their applicability in the trade. The award contributes to increasing innovation and technology transfer in craft enterprises and promotes the performance and competitiveness of craft trades.

The booths of award-winning exhibitors will be clearly marked with a winner’s vignette.