From a Khrunichev press release
BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Oct. 31, 2006 — Ricardo Roso from Editorial OFICE and Trade Leader’s Club (left), Anatoly Kuzin, Deputy General Director at Khrunichev (center), Alexey Meshkov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Italy (right) during the award ceremony.
On the eve of celebration of its 90th anniversary, another truly remarkable event took place in history of Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center- the oldest Russian aerospace company.
The Trade Leader’s Club’s and Editorial OFICE of Madrid, Spain awarded the Khrunichev its ‘34th International Trophy for Quality ‘ (New Millennium Award) for trajectory and business excellence.
Editorial OFICE, Spain, created the Trade Leaders’ Club in 1978 with the aim of establishing relationship as well as promoting commercial exchanges and business opportunities among all the Club’s members.
Today Trade Leader Club is an association of enterprises counting more than 7,000 members in 120 countries and comprising all the production and services fields of activity.
Its annual international trophy is given in recognition of success and high quality standards achieved by companies in all fields of business and in all geographical areas.
‘The 34th International Trophy for Quality’ ceremony was held in Hotel Melia Roma Aurelia Antica, Rome, Italy, on 23 October.
Anatoly Kuzin, Deputy Director General, received the Trophy on behalf of Khrunichev Space Center, in the audience of the representatives of more than 50 companies that has been selected and awarded in Europe, Asia and America and diplomats from many countries.
The 34th International Trophy for Quality’ means an excellent reputation for Khrunichev’s products and services as well as new opportunities for increasing its international business contacts.