On June 20 Austria's top exporting companies were honoured in the Sky Lounge of Austria's Chamber of Commerce in Vienna.

After the welcome address by Dr. Walter Koren, Director of the External Trade Department of the Chamber of Commerce and an exciting lecture by keynote speaker Professor Scott Stern from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chamber of Commerce President Dr. Christoph Leitl presented the awards to the winners. "On the hottest day of the year we thank the "hot spots" of the Austrian economy for their business commitment and their untiring effort abroad, which contributes substantially to Austria's economic success." With these words the Chamber of Commerce President appreciated the outstanding export achievements of the selected companies. SWARCO was represented by Artur Pesendorfer, managing director of SWARCO FUTURIT, who received the award on behalf of SWARCO AG.

With 80 companies in 22 countries, an annual turnover of 440 MEUR (2011) and 2400 employees, SWARCO AG, headquartered in Wattens, Austria, is of one the world's largest providers of products and solutions in the fields of traffic management and traffic safety.