The solemn ceremony of awarding the Prize of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Altyn Sapa," the winners of the competition for social responsibility of business "Paryz," the competition-exhibition "The Best Product of Kazakhstan," the special award "Isker" and the competition for the right to use umbrella brand "Uly Dala Eli," as well as the international award "Business Kemeldilik" — "Business Excellence" was held.
During the ceremony, Sagintayev awarded the winners of the Altyn Sapa President’s Prize in the nomination "Best Industrial Enterprise": SemAz LLP (East Kazakhstan region), ALUGAL LLP (Almaty region), Ural Trade and Industrial Company LLP (West Kazakhstan region). The prize is awarded for achieving significant results in the field of the quality of products and services, ensuring their safety, as well as for introducing highly efficient management methods.
The Altyn Sapa competition is held in four nominations: “The best production purposes company”, “The best company supplying production for population”, “The best services provider”, “The best company that makes food commodities and agricultural production”. This year, 182 companies took part in the competition, including 78 small, 76 medium-sized and 28 large businesses.
It should be noted that the award of the laureates of the Altyn Sapa Prize has been held since 2006. Every year about 200 enterprises of the country become candidates for Altyn Sapa.
Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev also awarded the Paryz Prize. The first place in the category "Large Business" went to: North Caspian Operating Company N.V. in the nomination "The Best Socially Responsible Enterprise, JSC TNK Kazchrome in the nomination "The Best Collective Agreement," Komarovsky Mining Enterprise LLP in the nomination "The Best Enterprise in Labor Protection," JSC Intergas Central Asia in the nomination "For Contribution to the Environment."
In addition, the winners of the “Best Product of Kazakhstan” contests (goods for production and trade, household goods), “Uly Dala Eli” (for the support of export-oriented domestic producers), the special “Isker” award in the field of entrepreneurship and international Award "Business Kemeldilik" — "Business Excellence" were also awarded.
State Secretary G. Abdykalikova, Chairman of the Committee on Social and Cultural Development and Science of the Senate of Parliament B. Aytimova, First Deputy Prime Minister A. Mamin, Deputy Prime Minister E. Dossaev, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Agriculture U. Shukeyev, Ministers for Investment and Development Zh. Kassymbek, Labor and Social Protection of the Population — M. Abylkassymova, Energy — K. Bozumbayev, Chairman of the Presidium of the Atameken NCE T. Kulibayev, Permanent Representative of the Asian Development Bank in Kazakhstan G. Capannelli, the chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of Kazakhstan B. Abdirayim and others also took part in the awards ceremony.
As the managing director for the contest organization of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Saltanat Abdikarimova informed, in 2018 there was a record number of participants in the Altyn Sapa competition: 182 companies submitted applications in electronic format, 40 of them were finalists, only 14 companies received awards. For the selection of winners, visits to the regions were organized, where enterprises were surveyed.
“It was very difficult to select the best, because all the enterprises were at their best. They actually lost two points a difference. This year we have accepted applications and documents in electronic format, as part of digitization, this process is developing and it is very convenient, no need to run and print anywhere. I think we are going in the right direction,” said Abdikarimova.
The competition is based on the Altyn Sapa quality model, on the model of the European Foundation for Quality Management. This model is universal around the world. Victory in Altyn Sapa allows you to compare the company with other international companies.
In addition, a new nomination "The best company that produces food agricultural products” was introduces in 2018.
Head of Social Partnership Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection Merey Mugiynov, in turn, noted that the Paryz competition is being held for the 11th time. Every year interest in the competition is growing significantly. For all the time the competition was attended by more than 5,000 entrepreneurs from across the country. In 2018, 391 applications were submitted, of which 25 winners were selected.
“During this period, the republican commission selected 284 enterprises. The competition consists of two stages: regional and republican. The regional stage implies a meeting of trilateral commissions, where they will determine the best in the region, then these materials are already sent to the republican commission, which is considered by the Presidential Administration,” said Mugiynov.
The winners of the contest told PrimeMinister.kz reporters about their participation and victory in Altyn Sapa-2018. Manager of ALUGAL LLP Fatih Uzunoglu said that the company has been operating in Kazakhstan since 1993 and is one of the first factories in the country to produce high-quality aluminum profiles for construction purposes.
“We produce a wide range of aluminum profiles and high quality, we are engaged in the development, production, promotion and sale of aluminum profiles, we also manufacture any complex profile to order. We have five plants, all located in Almaty. One of our companies produces 50% of products for export, we supply aluminum to Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan,” Uzunoglu said.
General Director of the Kazakhstan Center for Certification in Railway Transport LLP Aidar Nigmetov noted that the company has been operating in the Kazakhstan market for five years.
“We are nominated for the Altyn Sapa award in the field of service provision. We provide services for product certification under the technical regulations of the Customs Union. A lot of work has been done from establishing to issuing certificates. We work with large companies that are located in Kazakhstan. More than 40% of orders in our portfolio are export contracts. According to the technical regulations, any rolling stock that will go on the rails must comply with all safety standards. Issuance of our certificates allows you to move freely within the Customs Union. We are responsible for security. It is a great honor for us to receive such an award and recognition,” said Nigmetov.
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