An OSKAR for the Mittelstand in 2004
On 25 September 2004, VKK STANDARDKESSEL was awarded the “OSKAR for the Mittelstand”. This business and media award, offered by the private Oskar Foundation in Leipzig, has developed from a regional to a national competition in the last few years. The award criteria include the overall performance of the company, the creation and securing of jobs and apprenticeships, innovation and modernisation, service and customer proximity/marketing as well as commitment in the region. Lothar Velde, Managing Director, accepted the high honour for mid-sized companies for VKK STANDARDKESSEL Köthen GmbH and emphasised the years of dedicated and successful work of the staff at the company’s locations in Köthen, Duisburg and Kiel.