In 2003 F. R. Hauk Stahl- und Leichtmetallbau GmbH was awarded the "Grand Prix of medium-sized companies" by the Oskar-Patzelt-Foundation in a ceremony in the hotel Estrel in Berlin.
The Criteria for selection were:
- Overall development of the company
- Creation / safeguarding of jobs and training opportunity
- Innovation and modernization
- Involvement in the region
- Customer proximity and marketing