Award ceremony

The award ceremony in the competition "Excellence in Production" is being expected with great anticipation every year - not only will the overall winner be awarded "Toolmaker of the Year", but there will also be discussions on the most recent research results as part of the international colloquium "Tool and Die Making for the Future".

Where Holy Roman kings and emperors were once crowned, finalists are now announced and the overall winner of the "Excellence in Production" competition is named "Tool-Maker of the Year".

Where Holy Roman kings and emperors were once crowned, finalists are now announced and the overall winner of the "Excellence in Production" competition is named "Tool-Maker of the Year".

The award ceremony is held on November 13, 2018 in the Coronation Room of Aachen’s town hall – the evening before the 19th international "Tool and Die Making for the Future" colloquium.

Award ceremony for the "Excellence in Production" competition held in the Coronation Room at Aachen’s town hall

Award ceremony for the "Excellence in Production" competition held in the Coronation Room at Aachen’s town hall

During the event, the finalists and category winners are announced and the "Tool-Maker of the Year 2018" award is presented to the overall winner.9

The winning company is announced in front of an audience of industry experts, representatives of the press and around 250 people and receives a trophy that has been redesigned to celebrate the competition’s tenth anniversary.