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MÜLLER awarded VAK Innovation Prize

Munich, 14.5.2018

The VAK Innovation Award has been presented for the second time at the IFAT 2018 trade fair in Munich. The independent jury was made up of cross-sector specialists including our own field of operation They selected the best solutions for innovative, energy-efficient and resource-saving equipment and municipal vehicles out of a large number of applications from the VAK e.V. member companies.

"Our aim is to continue taking on the urban challenges and thus maintain and improve people's quality of life. We therefore look forward to many new, forward-looking developments and stimulating suggestions as well as professional discussions", says Bernd Sackmann, Managing Director of VAK e.V.

The winners were nominated in the categories of "vehicles / equipment" and "assemblies / components / control technology". VAK President Helmut Schmeh announced the award winners together with Christian Rocke, the Messe München project group leader, at the VAK promotional Trucks in Action outdoor area on the first day of the IFAT trade fair. Following the award ceremony, an interview with presenter Florian Schrei and managing director Wolfgang G. Müller took place on the IFAT Experience Area Future discussion podium. 

MÜLLER Umwelttechnik was nominated for the "assemblies / components / control technology" category and was awarded first prize for the intuitive MU-COCKPIT operating system.

"We are very proud to have received this award from a panel of top-class professionals. It shows that our thinking on occupational safety, ergonomics and efficiency is on the right track. The award is a handsome tribute especially to our employees, whose dedication and passion for this product has made it a success", said the two managing directors of MÜLLER Umwelttechnik, Dr. Volkwin Müller and Wolfgang G. Müller.

MÜLLER had previously received an award in 2016 for the unique HELICOPTER boom system.


VAK press release: http://www.vak-ev.de/uploads/PDF/News/PM_Innovationspreis2018_Gewinner.pdf

Further information:

Elke Wagenbach

MÜLLER Umwelttechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Julius-Müller-Str. 3
32816 Schieder-Schwalenberg

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