75 enterprises to be honoured with national quality awards hinh anh 1Workers at EVNCPC EMEC - one of eight small- and medium-sized production firms to be presented with golden prize of Vietnam National Quality Awards 2018 (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) Seventy-five businesses will be presented with the Vietnam National Quality Awards 2018 at a ceremony held in Hanoi on June 23.

Of the total, 22 will be presented with the golden prize, the Ministry of Science and Technology announced at a press briefing on June 18.

Among the golden award winners, nine are big production businesses, including DOMESCO Medical Import-Export JSC, Viglacera Corporation, An Phat Plastic and Green Environment JSC, and Tan Hiep Phat Service and Trading Co. Ltd.

Eight others are small- and medium-sized production firms, and five are small- and medium-sized service companies.

Meanwhile, the remaining 53 award winners include 20 big production companies, 21 small- and medium-sized production companies, one big service company, and 11 small- and medium-sized service ones.

The Vietnam National Quality Awards are the Prime Minister’s annual recognition of organisations and enterprises with remarkable quality achievements in production, business activities and services, thus helping to promote the standing of Vietnamese products and services in the domestic and foreign markets.

The awards, first presented in 1996, were initiated by the Directorate for Standards, Metrology and Quality under the Ministry of Science and Technology.

At the awarding ceremony, the Binh Minh Plastic Joint Stock Company and the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) will be honoured with the Global Performance Excellence Award (GPEA) 2018.-VNA