Report by the Scientific Consultant on Health Matters of the Hellenic Copper Development Institute, Dr. Panos Efsthathiou.
As part of the Bravo Sustainability Dialogue & Awards, ElvalHalcor received a total of three awards that reaffirm the company's commitment to the principles of Sustainable Development and its dedication to implementing responsible business practices. The awards event took place on Wednesday, 18 December 2019, at the Athens Concert Hall.The best practices that ElvalHalcor was distinguished for at this year’s Bravo Awards are the following: “Boost your career. We elVALUE next generation” practice (Society category: educationnext generation & lifelong learning subcategory). Delacquering – aluminum melting furnaces (Environment category: Climate change responsiveness subcategory). “Circular economy and plastic waste management (Environment category: waste management and circular economy subcategory).ElvalHalcor invests heavily in Sustainable Development and consistently pursues responsible development through implementing best practices.
TRAINING AND COMMUNICATION OF OUR BUSINESS STAFF.Halcor held its annual sales meeting, which aims to communicate the company's performance in terms of production, financial results, achieved commercial goals and providing specific training in areas such as health and safety applicable in manufacturing, technology and innovation program process, competitors analysis, customer evaluation process, raw material and foam insulation information. In addition, the results of the previous year were announced and the objectives of the actual year budget and sales plan were updated. With the presence and positions announced by the Management, our executives presented key subjects selected for this year's Annual Sales Meeting. After each presentation there was a further time of questions and answers among the participants.
Halcor (Copper tube division of ElvalHalcor SA), was awarded at the "Made in Greece Awards 2019", by receiving the silver award in the Innovative Industrial Product category. In particular, this award was for the innovative CUSMART®. The award event was held on Monday, December 16, at the Athens Concert Hall.This award is a confirmation of Halcor's business path, with an emphasis on technology investment, research and development and the creation of high value-added products and solutions.CUSMART® flexible tubes with external industrial insulation are suitable for all heating and hot water supply plumbing networks inside and outside buildings. The insulation is a crosslinked polyethylene (PE-X) foam structured in closed type microcells. Energy saving is a result of the spectacular reduction of temperature loss to over 50% compared to similar networks without insulation.
As part of the Bravo Sustainability Dialogue & Awards, Halcor (ElvalHalcor S.A.'s copper tubes division) received an award in the Environment category for its circular economy plastic waste management program. The awards event took place on Wednesday 18 December 2019 at the Athens Concert Hall.ElvalHalcor S.A.'s copper tubes division proceeded with the design, development and implementation of a voluntary responsible practice regarding the reuse of plastic waste (PE) resulting from its production process. This project is part of the circular economy that the Company is committed to implementing. Mr. Efstratios Kolyfetis, Halcor’s Environmental Officer receiving the award, stated that: “By consistently serving the principles of sustainable development and responsible entrepreneurship, Halcor is now thinking “Circular” and is continuously investing in practices that serve to improve its environmental footprint.”
HALCOR Seminars in Ionian Islands on: "TALOS® Certified Copper Tubes: The Optimal Choice for Fuel Gases and Thermal Hydraulics”
The second round of HALCOR technical seminars for 2019 in Zakynthos and Kefalonia, in cooperation with the Zakynthos Plumbing Installers Association and the Licensed Plumbing Installers Association of Kefallinia and Ithaca, was held with great success and more than satisfactory participation. The topics of the individual presentations made by the Sales Director of Greece Mr. Vassilis Giotopoulos and the executives of the company Mr. Petros Saloufakos and Mr. Evangelos Kollios were as follows: Corporate presentation HALCOR CUSMART® copper tubes Insulations - technical presentation of copper tubes Copper technical applications Copper tube certifications In addition to presenting products and analyzing specifications and advantages of certified material products, the seminars focused on informing the participants on CUSMART® and analyzing its benefits, features and connection methods.
Our very own Vassilis Solidakis REACH Officer / IMS Supervisor, under HALCOR colors, with exceptional commitment, determination, discipline and passion has triumphed by achieving: #1st position in World Championship #1st position in Greek Championship On behalf of all his colleagues and management, CONGRATULATIONS on a well deserved success!
The 6th Labor Championship successfully organized by Hermes Schimatari in collaboration with DIKET has come to an end for 2019, with Halcor's basketball team participation, coming second with a final game result of 55-52, certainly a winner in our hearts, for its morale and dynamism! Congratulations to the coaches, players, colleagues and management who believed and supported the team in every way.
ElvalHalcor was recognized as one of the most dynamic and fast growing Greek companies at the awards ceremony of "Diamonds of the Greek Economy 2019" Business Excellence Award, which took place on July 10, at Athens Hotel Grande Bretagne.ElvalHalcor stood out as one of the most important business in the country for its continuous growth (based on economic indicators, stability criteria and upward trend), by strengthening the country’s export activity and contributing the improvement of the overall business environment.Mr. D. Kyriakopoulos, executive vice chairman of the BoD of ElvalHalcor, receiving the prize, made the following statement: "This distinction rewards the successful course of the Company, ongoing for more than 80 years. A continuous team effort and a prize dedicated to our people, as they are the driving force in every effort, to every success we have achieved so far.
For the fifth consecutive year DIRECTION BUSINESS NETWORK organized with great success the annual institution "PROTAGONISTS OF THE GREEK ECONOMY".The event took place on Monday June 10th., 2019 at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall, under the auspices of Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) and the Ministry of Development. Companies that are leaders and supporting the Greek economy, are being awarded in this event. HYDROMARIN S.A. was awarded as the "GREEK BUSINESS CHAMPION", an award given to companies with a turnover of over € 10M and an increase above 20% in both turnover, as well as earnings before taxes. Management members of Halcor the Copper Tube Division of ElvalHalcor S.A. were invited and attended the event. Our company congratulates HYDROMARIN S.A. for this honorary distinction and wishes equal success to all companies of Water/Heating industry.