King presents Stora Exportpriset
The King presenting the Swedish Trade Council's award Stora Exportpriset (Grand Export Prize) to Roxtec's CEO, Fredrik Hansson. Photo: Bertil Ericson/Scanpix.
The King presented the Swedish Trade Council's Stora Exportpriset at Stockholm City Hall on Monday 19 April.
This year's prize was awarded to the company Roxtec. Roxtec exports its own invention; multidiameter rubber sealing modules for cables and pipes.
The Swedish Trade Council's Stora Exportpriset is awarded to companies that:
- have displayed strong growth in their exports or foreign sales over the past few years, including successes on several markets
- have shown positive trends in terms of the value added, organic growth and employment in their Swedish operations
- have developed a strong concept in their market offering or marketing
- have increased sales in combination with healthy profitability
The prize is awarded on Export Day and comprises a cheque for SEK 100,000, to be spent on the Swedish Trade Council's services.