Sybill Storz receives award for innovation and quality
STUTTGART, Germany: KARL STORZ managing director Dr Sybill Storz has received the 2012 Baden-Württemberg Award for Innovation and Quality. The award was presented at CONTROL 2012 in Stuttgart, a trade fair for quality assurance, where some 25,000 professionals from 88 countries had gathered to learn about the latest innovations from medical companies.
KARL STORZ Endoskope has been participating in the trade fair for more than 20 years. With a history of more than 65 years in medical endoscopy, the company has been active in industrial endoscopy for over 40 years. The family business consistently responds to the specific needs of industrial customers, and KARL STORZ endoscopes and systems have become indispensable in this important market, according to the company. Its future-oriented development is primarily guided by its focus on innovation and quality.
That innovation and quality have been strengths of the company for decades was also demonstrated by the presentation of the award to Dr Storz. The Baden-Württemberg Award for Innovation and Quality honours people and companies in the German state Baden-Württemberg that have implemented modern innovations and outstanding quality management and sustainable practices in their businesses and achieved demonstrable success.
With its focus on innovation, KARL STORZ Industrial Group feels well placed for the future. “KARL STORZ makes targeted, international investments in the promising market of industrial endoscopy,” a company representative said. “This includes the development of new markets, expansion and strengthening of existing markets, and continuous optimisation of sales and service to further optimise long-term customer service. Continuous product innovation is another cornerstone of our success. The newest products have been very well received by our customers, and we will continue to strengthen our existing portfolio with additional innovations.”