Twelve Awards representing the entire province, a business merit for Roberto Arcos, Special Mention for the journalist Pedro Piqueras and mentions for AMIAB and Champinter

The awards will be delivered on June 23, Friday, at the Palacio de Congresos “Ciudad de Albacete” at a Gala sponsored by Globalcaja

“Each and every one of the winners deserve it and will be worthy representatives of Albacete businessmen”

The meeting of the Jury, the president of FEDA, Artemio Pérez Alfaro, was in charge of announcing the winners in the San Juan’2017-XVIII Edition Business Awards, assured that each and every one of the winners “deserve it and Will be worthy representatives of businessmen Albacete. “ The president has been accompanied by the vice presidents of FEDA, Antonio Atienzar and Carlos la Orden, together with the secretary general, Vicente García.

At the same level, the President of FEDA thanked the sponsors of these San Juan Awards, who will continue to be engaged with FEDA in these business recognition awards: CaixaBank, BBVA, Banco Sabadell, Libernbank, Caja Rural Castilla-La Mancha, Provincial Council of Albacete, La Tribuna de Albacete, Beatriz Hoteles, Soliss Seguros, Banco Santander, Obra Social “la Caixa”, Albacete City Council, Globalcaja-Albacete Foundation and Globalcaja, as sponsor of the Gala, to be held on 23 June at the Palacio de Congresos de Albacete.

The Family Business Award has been awarded to Frutas y Turrones, SA (Frutosa, from Tobarra, founded in 1900 and currently in the fourth generation); Tableros Tamabi, SL (of Abengibre, dedicated to the sale of chipboards, with innovation in its processes in digital printing in wood) has been awarded the Prize to the Company in New Technologies and Innovation; Since 1982, Grupo Diclesa, SL has been diversifying its product, with several brands and presence in several countries. In 2016, exports accounted for 30% of the company’s turnover ), Has obtained the Prize to the Exporting Company; And Proarte has obtained the Prize to the Investor Company in Quality, Environment and Prevention of Occupational Risks (of Villarrobledo, dedicated to give integral solutions to the needs of conditioning and signaling of natural and urban environments, with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and With an internal communication channel in prevention of occupational risks)

In Villarrobledo there is also the Young Entrepreneur Award, for Teresa Gutiérrez García (chef of her own restaurant, Azafrán, and recognized in the world of restoration); Lina Paños Martínez, will receive the Entrepreneurial Woman Award (from Auto-Escuela Paños, SL, Albacete, after fifty years of entrepreneurial career at the helm of the auto-school, founded with her father in 1967, when she was 20 years old); The award to the Traditional Company is for Confecciones Amalio Rubio, SL (La Roda, its beginnings go back to 1940, with the tailoring of custom suits and at the moment its activity are Communion suits). And the Albacete Promotion Prize has been AB Fashion Day (a joint initiative of Lola Muñoz and Cutter, who has managed to put Albacete on the national fashion map, this year will celebrate its fourth edition in October).

The Association of Plumbers, Heating and Allied in Albacete, AFONCALBA (incorporated in FEDA in 1978, has been a constituent member of the Regional Association of the sector, has consolidated plans for boiler renewal and has specific services related to the sector ) Has achieved the Award to the Business Association; Laboratorio Print3D Solutions, SL (started in March of this year, with five partners, three engineers and two UCLM professors, with new ideas and concepts in the world of 3D printing, for medicine, energy, industry and individuals ) Takes the Prize to the Entrepreneurial Initiative.

Roberto Arcos Galiano, has won the Entrepreneurial Merit Award. It will also be the representative of Albacete entrepreneurs at the regional awards CECAM will award next year. It is the recognition of a lifetime of work in Arcos Hermanos, SA, Albacete, known and recognized knife.

Social Responsibility and Jury Mentions

Like last year, this year has also been awarded Social Responsibility and has been for ADANER Albacete, Association in Attention and Defense to Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia.

As the basis of the San Juan Awards, the Jury can grant, in addition to the Special Mention, those mentions it deems appropriate in each edition. Thus, in this XVIII Edition of the San Juan Awards, the Jury granted two mentions: one for AMIAB, for the labor integration of people with disabilities, in its 30th Anniversary; And Champinter , a Villamalea cooperative, for its 40 years of tradition and progress.

The Jury concluded by granting the Special Mention of the Jury to the journalist Pedro Piqueras, as ambassador of Albacete, to take this city and this province by flag.