MISERICORS - "Merciful at Heart" statuette as a token of CARITAS Polska's gratitude for the cooperation and support given to care facilities. Stanisław Gągała, the President, received a congratulatory letter and the statuette from Bishop Wiesław Lechowicz administering diocese of Tarnów and from Father Marian Subocz, the Director of Caritas Polska. (April 2012)
Stanisław Gągała, the Board President, received the Silver Statuette of Cyrenejczyk (Simon of Cyrene) from the Bishop Władysław Bobowski during the 14th Forum of the Physically Disabled of the Diocese of Tarnów, held in the Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows in Limanowa. The award is given by the chapter appointed by the “Cyrenejczyk” Catholic Association of the Friends of the Physically Disabled to thank institutions or persons who are associated with the movement of the physically disabled or provide financial or in-kind support for the movement. (September 2012).
Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for Mr Stanisław Gągała, the President of the Board, and Wiesław Żółtowski, the Chief Executive Officer.This high state decoration was conferred at the Limanowa Entrepreneurship Gala by the President of the Republic of Poland, pursuant to the decision to award orders, for outstanding contribution to the development of Polish entrepreneurship and for social and charitable activities. The solemn decoration was performed by the Minister of Labour and Social Policy, Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz and the Deputy Governor of the Małopolska Province, Andrzej Harężlak. (November 2012)
The Małopolska Tourism Chamber has granted President Stanisław Gągała the “Parzenica 2012” honorary award. The award is given in several categories including special achievements for the promotion and development of tourism in the Małopolska region. The Honorary Patron of the programme was Marek Sowa, Marshal of the Małopolska Province. The justification for the award describes the winner’s contribution as: “supporting activities that promote and aid the development of tourism in Małopolska by co-funding the International Extreme Walking Marathon KIERAT. The honorary award was presented to the winner by Ryszard Sikora, President of the Chamber, during an award gala.
The contest Quality of the Year is targeted at the companies paying attention to high quality in their everyday business activity. The aim of this competition is to reward pro-quality actions and single out the best companies. The competition is held by "Biznes Raport wDzienniku Gazecie Prawnej".
Gold Drop joined four a prestigious group of the companies awarded with the Business Gazelle prize. The ranking, organised by the "Puls Biznesu" daily, appoints SMEs that are active in the Polish market (2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2014 r.)
Gold DROP was one of 5 companies from the Małopolskie province to be nominated for the "Firma Dobrze Widziana" (Well-Perceived Company) statuette. The competition was organised for the second time by the BCC Association of Employers within the European Social Fund. The aim of the competition was to reward the company that presents the most socially responsible image in its region. Social responsibility means that the winning company should consider the broadly understood social interest, while making decisions and undertaking activities aimed at achieving the best economic results possible.
The company was awarded in the category "Economic Initiative 2010" within a competition organised by the Poviat Authorities in Limanowa in cooperation with the Entrepreneurship Council of Limanowa Poviat.In this category, innovative economic enterprises undertaken within the past year are distinguished. The ‘Eco Line' ecological series is such an enterprise.
The company was awarded in the "Pillars of the Polish Economy 2010" contest held by the "Puls Biznesu" daily and the Pentor Research International agency.
President of the Board, Stanisław Gągała, was awarded a statuette for the "Contribution in the Development of Limanowa Poviat." The statement of justification reads: "An entrepreneur, manager, role model in the field of business. Co-founder and President of the Entrepreneurship Council between 2004-2009. From the very beginning personally involved in the Council's activities, contributing to the proper functioning of business in the Limanowa Poviat area. Acting together with the self-government and government authorities, he creates a friendly atmosphere for the development of business in the Limanowa region. Thanks to his personal involvement, he managed to consolidate the Entrepreneurship Council's authority. The following words describe him adequately: "The world gives way to those who know where they are going to."
"Golden Statuette of the Polish Business Leader '98 awarded by Business Center Club and ten Diamonds to the Golden Statuette (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009)".
Ten certificates: “Fair Play Business” (2000 – 2009), Golden Certificate (2002), Fair Play Statuette (2003), Fair Play Business Golden Statuette (2004), Fair Play Business Bronze Laurel (2005), Fair Play Business Silver Laurel (2006), Fair Play Business Golden Laurel (2007), Platinum Award for Fair Play Company (2008) and Platinum statue for Fair Play Company (2009) awarded by Krajowa Izba Gospodarcza (National Economic Chamber) and Insytut Badań nad Przedsiębiorstwem Prywatnym (Institute for Private Enterprise) under the patronage of honour of Poland’s President, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Economy.
In 2006 the company also received a statuette awarded to only 15 businesses once a year. The statuette honours charity activities performed by Gold Drop company and activities aiming to improve the local enterprise.
The "Business Leader" title, the Statuette (2005), three Diamonds to the Statuette (2006, 2007, 2008) and the Golden Statuette (2009), obtained in the competition organised by the Poviat Authorities in Limanowa along with the Entrepreneurship Council of Limanowa Poviat. The competition is aimed at supporting entrepreneurship and promoting companies that excel in their economic results, as well as in their social and charitable activities.
Gold Drop received the "Transparent Company Certificate", awarded by Dun and Bradstreet in co-operation with its partners. The certificate was awarded in recognition of financial honesty of the company, fulfilling its duty of providing financial statements, and thus informing the affected parties of its current financial condition.
The title "The 2007 Limanowa Region Personality" in the "Business" category was granted to Mr. Stanisław Gągała, the President of Board.The contest is organised by the Limanowa District under the auspices of Dziennik Polski daily. The idea behind the contest is to promote outstanding persons held in high esteem intheir communities, whose activities significantly contribute to development and promotion of our region.
POLISH QUALITY AWARD – a distinction granted in 2004. The company was also distinguished in the XIth edition of this competition in the category of “small and medium sized manufacturing organisations”. The competition is organised by the Polish Chamber of Commerce, the Polish Research and Certification Centre and the Polish ISO 9000 Forum. The ceremony of awarding this honourable mention was held on November 11, 2005 in the Warsaw Royal Castle. The company which has been granted the title of the Polish Quality Award winner can serve an example to other Polish companies in the field of TQM in all aspects and areas of organisation’s activity.
"RELIABLE COMPANY 2003 and 2004" Certificate - awarded under the patronage of the European Commission Representation for timely settlement of its dues, respecting environment protection issues as well as respecting consumer rights.
The "Reliable Employer 2004" title awarded by the "Przegląd Gospodarczy" (Business Review), the promotional and information supplement to the Gazeta Prawna daily.
The statuette of "Charlock Grain" for 'heart, enthusiasm and susceptibility to needs of others' in the Dziennik Polski plebiscite.
The statuette of "Bronze Cyrenian" awarded by the Association of Friends of the People with Motor Function Impairment.