Awards for innovations in Zasavje in 2023
Yesterday, awards were given to the innovators of Zasavje for the year 2023, and Steklarna Hrastnik is, of course, among the golden winners!
The Chamber of Commerce of Zasavje received 21 innovation applications in which 88 innovators participated. They were awarded 5 gold, 8 silver, and 7 bronze awards, as well as one special award for a breakthrough invention.
Steklarna Hrastnik received two golden awards. The first award was given for
the Acetylene Lubrication System of preform tools on the IS machine,
and the recipients are Simon Matjašič, Lovro Kmet, Matija Jeršin, and Robert Gaal. Congratulations to them!
The second golden award was given for
the Reuse of waste filter dust from the production of higher-quality packaging glass.
Congratulations to Liza Marija Strnad, Tilen Sever, mag. Natalija Virant from RC eNeM d.o.o., Ph.D. Ana Varlec, Mateja Koritnik Žekar, Marjan Polak, Lucija Senčar from Steklarna Hrastnik d.o.o., and Matej Emin, Ph.D. Drejc Kopač from Culmium d.o.o.
Out of the four golden innovations awarded at the national level, two of them are from Steklarna Hrastnik. Additionally, there was one breakthrough invention.
At the award ceremony, the participants were greeted by mag. Peter Čas, the general manager of Steklarna Hrastnik and president of the Chamber of Commerce of Zasavje. They were also joined by the mayor of the municipality of Trbovlje, mag. Zoran Poznič, the Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Commerce of Slovenia, Mitja Gorenšček, and the State Secretary at the Ministry of Cohesion and Regional Development, mag. Marko Koprivc.