Step Trutnov a.s. wins bronze Stevie Award in 2013 International Business Awards

Winners to Be Celebrated at Gala Banquet on 14 October in Barcelona, Spain.
Prague, Czech republic – 19 August 2013 – Step TRUTNOV .a.s was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Energy category in The 10th Annual International Business Awards today.

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2013 IBAs received entries from more than 50 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the W Hotel in Barcelona, Spain on 14 October.

More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. Step TRUTNOV a.s. won in the Energy category.

“To win a Bronze Stevie Award is a big success for our company and I would like to congratulate to all participants and winners, who participated in this year Award. This was our second year participating in this Award, when in 2012 our company Step TRUTNOV won the Gold Award in the Energy or Utilties category, commented chairman of the board of Step TRUTNOV, Libor Pavlicek.”

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year. “The 2013 International Business Awards are noteworthy for featuring the best collection of entries we have ever received,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “The judges have been unanimous in their comments about the quality of achievements, and the expertise with which they were portrayed, in the nominations we received this year. We extend our most heartfelt congratulations to all of this year’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners.”

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

About Step TRUTNOV a.s.

Step TRUTNOV Company was established in 1990. Due to many years of own experiences, company offers wide portfolio of products such as pressure vessels and boilers for biomass. The company disposes of its own manufacturing facilities, administrative facilities and workshops. The main business is focused on technology development, manufacturing and delivery for power industry, heat technology and other branches where the products find their application. In the field of pressure vessels the company can offer to its customers products such as heat exchangers, air tanks, water heaters, storage reservoirs, storages for liquids and other materials, filters, equipment for water treatment, and splitters and collectors, and much more.

As far as the boilers for biomass are concerned, Step TRUTNOV company offers boilers for combusting plant (straw, hay, miscanthus, hemp, flax, etc.) and wood waste (wood chips, shavings, chips, bark, etc.) biomass. The boilers are manufactured in a wide range of capacities; small boilers at the capacity of 195kW or big industrial ones at the capacity from 100 kW to 5 MW. A unique design, which is patented by the company, allows to burn whole bales of biomass by excluding the need of cutting the bales before burning. These strategically dominant products have a great importance from the view of financial savings; the customer can decrease his costs for heating by up to 7 times in comparison with other fuels available on the market. Furthermore , Step TRUTNOV offers cogeneration (production of heat and electrical energy) and gives to the customer the opportunity to become completely independent on external suppliers. Not the least, but the added value of the technology is a positive impact on the environment and the greenhouse effect. Step TRUTNOV company owns several patents on this technology.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at