Awards and acknowledgements

  • In 2013, Oriol Guixà, CEO of La Farga, was awarded with the Prize for Best Business Career for Actualidad Económica publication.
  • In 2012, La Farga Group was presented with the Antoni Caparrós award from University of Barcelona and Fundació Bosch i Gimpera for the best business project in the transfer of knowledge and technology.
  • In 2012, the AENOR Centre in Catalonia rewarded La Farga Group for its continued commitment in all its production plants with the AENOR Management System Certificate.
  • In 2011, the Copper Museum was a finalist in the Micheletti Awards. The Copper Museum was one of 15 finalists for these prestigious European museology awards convened by the European Museum Forum.
  • The Copper Museum was awarded with the Tourism Diploma of Catalonia, in acknowledgement of its outstanding contribution to the promotion of tourism in Catalonia.
  • In 2010, the Catalan Metallurgy Group was rewarded by the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce for its 50th anniversary and for having persistently worked hard to become a reference for the business and social world.
  • La Farga Group as a model of social responsibility for the Madrid Chamber of Commerce in the certificate course "Practical tools for managing CSR in SMEs according to the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)" in 2010.
  • La Farga Group was awarded by l'Association of Industrial Engineers de Catalunya with the Bonaplata Award in the Special Heritage Award category for the creation of the Copper Museum in 2008.
  • La Farga Group was awarded as the best metallurgy company in the first Metal Awards in 2008, granted by Unión Patronal Metalúrgica (UPM).
  • In 2008, La Farga Group was awarded by the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce on the Day of the Chamber on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of its founding.
  • Within the framework of International Museum Day, "Els Amics dels Museus" selected The Mirror of Venus at the Copper Museum as the jewel of the year in 2009.
  • La Farga Group was used as an example in the "Absenteeism in Catalan industry" directory developed by the Centre for Industrial Economics in 2008.
  • La Farga Group obtained second place in the "Business Excellence" award organised by the IESE Business School in 2008.
  • In 2008, the Generalitat de Catalunya Environment Award was presented to La Farga Group for "Improving air quality through the implementation of a fume treatment system, designed and developed by La Farga Lacambra SAU through the R&D+i department".

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