Advancement Award of the NRW CDU for Bültmann
At the fifth Congress for the Future of theCDU Nordrhein Westfalen , which took place in Düsseldorf on 20 March 2009 with more than 800 guests out of politics, industry and society, the advancement award was conferred among others to Bültmann by the CDU NRW.
In her speech when conferring the advancement awards the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Thoben lauded three companies of different lines of business for their urge to innovation. The cooperation and building of networks is becoming more and more important for the competitiveness of the companies. Due to their technological cooperation the enterprises Zenergy in Rheinbach and Bültmann in Neuenrade developed worldwide the first industrial induction heater for energy-saving billet heating. The painter Klaus Braun from Wuppertal got the advancement award for the project „Raumfabrik“. Jointly with his associate partners Braun developed innovative forms of cooperation among independent craftsmen, they have been put into practice and revitalized. The project “ Raumfabrik“ is for ten years a successful cooperation of meanwhile 18 craft enterprises of almost all trades.