International award: KLEMM Bohrtechnik obtains EuroTest Award


KLEMM Bohrtechnik GmbH was honored with the Euro Test Award on March 5th 2008 on the occasion of the construction machinery fair SAMOTER at Verona / Italy. The Euro Test Award appreciates outstanding achievements of companies, organizations and individuals in the field of on the job and machinery safety. This award is granted once a year by BG BAU, employer´s association of the building industry and the cooperating organizations in Europe.

Last year KLEMM Bohrtechnik developed an innovative hydraulic component which enormously improves the safety of hydraulic drill rigs in case of a sudden burst of a hydraulic hose. This component was presented to the specialists of the employer´s association as well as to the end users in the building industry after completion of a not always easy development and practical experience. The praise of the experts was thus expressed by the award. An application for an international patent was filed for this newly developed component.

The medium sized company with more than 200 employees at present thus joins the list of already awarded established companies as Liebherr, Terex-Fuchs and Zeppelin Baumaschinen.

The award ceremony took place in Verona. After the greeting by the mayor of Verona, Prof. Manfred Bandmann as President BG BAU went into details about the importance of the Euro Test Cooperation. The laudation was held by Mr. Hartdegen of BG BAU.

Pleased with the award were the designers Albert Clemens and Ralph Käthner as well as the managing director Dr. Carl Hagemeyer.