The Winners

The winner of the Patent & Innovation Prize 2017 is the inventor team of the project "ECO-Oven" of the business unit Wafer. We congratulate Markus Bibaric, Karl Miller, Johann Sachsenhofer, Markus Scheller, Mr. Michael Schuck and Daniel Süß. Mr. Markus Bibaric works in the R & D department and has been with Haas since 1997. Mr. Karl Miller also works in the R & D department and has been with us since 2008. Mr. Johann Sachsenhofer has been working here since 1995 and works in Engineering & Design. Mr. Markus Scheller is a member of the Assembly of the FHW and he is with us since 1993. Michael Schuck has been with Haas and Supply Chain Management since 2009. Mr. Daniel Süß has been working at the company in the area of Design Baking & Cleaning Systems at FHW since 2011.


The ECO oven combines a variety of innovative ideas, which have also been the subject of various patent applications. A focus of these patent applications lies on the innovative heating system of the ECO oven, which enables highly efficient heat utilization and low emissions with the best quality of the final product. These innovations and their legal protection form a good basis for the economic success of this product.


In this context, we would like to thank all employees who were involved in realizing this successful product. We all know that the innovative performance of individuals or a small group cannot be successfully implemented without the special support of all their colleagues.

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