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The European Business Awards single out DTS Oabe as one of Europe’s best companies in 2010

The European Business Awards highlight the example of DTS Oabe, considering it to be one of Europe’s best companies in 2010 by awarding it the ‘Ruban D’Honneur’

The environmental awareness of this company, headquartered in Orozko in the province of Bizkaia, was especially praised during the gala event held in Paris and sponsored by the leading bank HSBC.
The recognition these awards provide is based on the principles of innovation, business excellence and sustainability among Europe’s most dynamic and competitive firms.

The Basque company DTS Oabe has consolidated its position among Europe’s finest firms thanks to the recognition it has received in Paris during the gala of the European Business Awards 2010 sponsored by the leading bank HSBC. Its environmental awareness has been particularly commended in the jury’s appraisal, with these European Awards seeking to acknowledge and promote excellence, best practices and innovation in European businesses.


The managers of the company DTS Oabe, together with Adrian Tripp (right), CEO of the European Business Awards and senior executive at HSBC.

DTS Oabe has managed to join the group of best rated companies through the award of the Ruban D’Honneur prize, following the decision of a jury made up of economic, social and media leaders. Among these, special mention should be made of Emil Constantinescu, former President of Romania; Arnold Rüütel, former President of Estonia; Petar Stoyanov, former President of Bulgaria; Isidoro Unda, CEO of Atradius; Peter Brabeck-Lethmathe, former chairman of Nestlé, and Gilberto Ghostine, managing director of Diageo Continental Europe; Ángel Durandez, executive chairman of the OJD, Pierluigi Orati, country risk manager at Enel Spa; and Antonio Peccorato Scanio, former Italian Minister of Agriculture/the Environment and president of the UniVerde Foundation.


Moment from the ceremony of the European Business Awards

The European Business Awards present the ‘Ruban D’Honneur’, which is based on the principles of innovation, business excellence and sustainability, and constitute a major platform for Europe’s more dynamic and competitive firms.

DTS Oabe has been selected from among more than 3,500 companies across Europe: a further international accolade to add to others of great importance, with such highlights as the European Business Award for the Environment received in 2006 and the company’s election as a full member of the World Technology Network during the summit held in San Francisco (California, USA), for its firm commitment to sustainable development.

The jury for these European awards considers that DTS Oabe has had a major impact, and mentions its latest product, a lacquer insecticide that is neither toxic nor inflammable and does not emit atmospheric gases.
DTS Oabe is a laboratory that develops, manufactures and markets biocide products for environmental and food safety, the control of legionella, and wood protection.

Innovation and an ongoing process of product review combine with this company’s remit to be compatible with the environment and environmental sustainability policies.

DTS OABE is certified accordingly to the Spanish ECODESIGN management system (UNE Standard 150301:2003) in the field of Design and Development of Biocide Products for Environmental Safety and Food Hygiene, which makes it the first company in the sector to be awarded this certification.