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ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, January 30, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Best Buy Award Bosnia and Herzegovina Construction Survey 2013/2014 shows that the examinees - exclusively professionals in the area of construction and individuals with experience in construction and equipment (DIY individuals) - gave the largest number of votes with regard to the price/quality ratio in the "Cement producer" category on the market of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the "Tvornica cementa Kakanj (Kakanj Cement factory)", a member of the German HeidelbergCement Group.
This is the result of the Best Buy Award Construction survey BIH 2013/2014 by the Swiss organization ICERTIAS - International Certification Association GmbH (www.icertias.com) conducted on a sample of 1,200 examinees, exclusively professionals in the construction area (architects, civil engineers, construction craftsmen and construction work contractors...) and DIY (Do-It-Yourself) individuals with experience in the area of construction and equipment in Bosnia and Herzegovina, using the CAWI - DEEPMA method (Computer Assisted Web Interviewing - Deep Mind Awareness).
The respondents, in Bosnia and Herzegovina, were asked the following question in the survey web form: "Specify the name of the cement producer offering the best price/quality ratio in Bosnia and Herzegovina:"
The questions were open, i.e. the examinees offered no answers; rather, they could freely specify the names of producers and service providers who, in their experience, offer the best price/quality ratio on the market of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The largest number of examinees responded to the question as follows: "Kakanj - Heidelberg".
Based on the winning position, Tvornica cementa Kakanj is entitled to the prestigious label "Best Buy Award - No. 1 - best price/quality ratio" in the category: "Cement producer" for the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the year 2013/2014.
ABOUT KAKANJ - HEIDELBERG CEMENT
"In more than 40 countries around the world, the name HeidelbergCement is connected with professionalism and quality in construction. This leading world producer of construction material employs 52,000 employees in more than 2,500 locations around the world. It has been present in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2000 when it bought the majority share in Tvornica cementa Kakanj. The high quality types of cement produced by the cement factory in Kakanj are further placed by the TBG BH company, also a member of this German construction giant, through the top concrete brands", the Kakanj cement factory stated.
The entire Best Buy Award Survey 2013/2014 was conducted in accordance with the regulations of the 'International Codex for the Implementation of Market and Social Research' adopted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the World Association for Market, Social and Opinion Research (ESOMAR).
BEST BUY AWARD METHODOLOGY AND SAMPLE
The Best Buy Award Bosnia and Herzegovina Construction Survey 2013/2014 (www.bestbuyaward.org/) was conducted by the Swiss organization ICERTIAS - International Certification Association GmbH (www.icertias.com) on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina during the month of September 2013 by means of an internet survey based on the CAWI - DEEPMA method (Computer Assisted Web Interviewing - Deep Mind Awareness). 1,200 examinees, participated in the survey, exclusively professionals in the construction area - architects, construction engineers, construction craftsmen and construction work contractors as well as DIY individuals with experience in the construction and equipment area etc.
On the Best Buy Award Project
Today, consumers are looking for better value for their money more than ever. In their final decision, consumers nowadays compare the price and quality of each product they consider buying.
The ratio between a good price and the best possible quality (Best Buy) is more important now than ever to the average global consumer.
The Best Buy Award (www.bestbuyaward.org) is a project of the Swiss organisation ICERTIAS - International Certification Association GmbH with its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.
The main mission of the Best Buy Award research is to gain insight into the users' experience and perception of products and services considered to provide the best price and quality ratio (the so-called best buy) according to the opinion of the users themselves
The goal of the Best Buy Award project and the certificate is to simplify the search for the best goods and services at the most favourable price. Its intention is to assure benefit to buyers on local and international markets.
The Best Buy Award research is conducted according to the provisions of the 'International Codex for the Implementation of Market and Social Research' adopted by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the European Association of Research Experts (ESOMAR).
IMPORTANT NOTES FOR EDITORS
The Information and data presented in this report and announcement are for informational purposes only. This report is neither designed nor intended to be used for making investment decisions. ICERTIAS and the distributor of the information from this report cannot be in any way responsible for decisions or actions carried out based on the results of the survey, and/or the information contained in this document. The entire survey was conducted with special attention and effort to present the results in a precise and transparent manner. However, ICERTIAS and/or its partners, managers and/or employees are not liable for the accuracy and/or credibility of the information presented here or in the survey.
Additional details and information regarding the ICERTIAS - Best Buy Award Bosnia and Herzegovina Construction Survey 2013/2014 is available from ICERTIAS - International Certification Association GmbH, Zurich, Switzerland. Please ask for Media dept: +41-43 508 1051; press(at)icertias(dot)com.
ICERTIAS - International Certification Association GmbH is a private, politically independent organization based in Zurich, Switzerland. ICERTIAS (www.icertias.com) stimulates innovative ways of market testing and research at both local and international levels. The organization is primarily focused on the global recognition and promotion of product quality and value. ICERTIAS also encourages international cooperation between current and new testing, research and certification organizations and promotes collaborative development of testing, research and certification tools across national borders. Operating from a consumer perspective, ICERTIAS educates local organizations to promote products and services tested to meet its high-quality standards, offer better value, and extend such quality to local and international markets. Internationally, ICERTIAS is now best known for its Best Buy Award (www.bestbuyaward.org) and QUDAL - QUality meDAL (www.qudal.com) research and certification systems.
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