ElvalHalcor was awarded as one of the most dynamic and particularly export-oriented Greek companies in the Annual Forum of Business Excellence for Outward-Looking Greece, “Creative Greece Awards 2019”, which was held on Thursday, April 4th, at the Athens Hilton hotel. The event “Creative Greece 2019”, which was organized by New Times Publishing, under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment and Energy, the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), the Hellenic Federation of Northern Greece Enterprises (SVE) and other Industrial and export bodies, a number of executives from the most dynamic companies, state representatives and members attended by sending a resounding message of optimism, as the extroversion of Greek businesses is growing significantly.ElvalHalcor is an important player in the non-ferrous metals industry, with global presence and high expertise in the aluminium and copper segments.
Together with our subsidiary in Germany, MKC Metall KundenCenter GmbH as co-participant and several co-workers and colleagues from different parts of Europe, we joined forces so as to present our valuable products and demonstrate responsibly with thoroughness, accuracy and integrity the values and advantages of working with our company. Demonstrated and proved that no matter the size and traffic of the exhibition, we provided quality time and service to all customers and visitors from our teams’ dedication and commitments that we share, providing excellent customer service and offering tailor made solutions and opened our doors for new prospects and business opportunities.
For the second time in a row, Halcor’s Running Team participated in the Athens Half Marathon that was held in Zappeion on Sunday 17.03.2019. In this ultimate spring sport event the team of Halcor consisted of 27 employees, who joined the races of 21 and 5 km with great enthusiasm, joy, team spirit and very good results. This was an excellent start of the year and a perfect training opportunity, towards our goal for the participation in the Athens Authentic Marathon in November 2019. Congratulations to all participants!
ElvalHalcor gained a significant distinction in the "Investments" category in the growth and competitiveness awards "Growth Awards". For the third consecutive year, the Growth Awards, an initiative of Eurobank and Grant Thornton, was successfully completed. Seven companies were rewarded on the grounds of their best practices and their contribution to shaping the modern entrepreneurial landscape in Greece. The ceremony of the «Growth Awards», took place on March 14, 2019, at Megaro Mousikis Athinon. ElvalHalcor's vice chairman, Mr. Dimitris Kyriacopoulos, received the award and made the following statement: "For us, this distinction rewards ElvalHalcor's investment commitment, based on continual innovation, competitiveness and Sustainable Development". At the same time, he mentioned the decisive contribution of the company's people and noted that: "their high expertise and know-how, their dedication and their creativity lead ElvaHalcor to continual growth and business success".
The exhibition features highlights that include the first issue of special and commemorative coins. It is a platform for attendees to increase their knowledge about the history of coins of different countries. In recent years, the World Money Fair has established itself as a visitor fair for everyone presenting coins. The fair is a fixed date for coin collectors, coin dealers, coin producers and the supplier industry. Epirus Metalworks is one of the leading manufacturers of coin blanks in Europe and participated the show. Its state-of the-art manufacturing plant produces all types of coin blanks and rings for bi-colour coins.
Halcor held its Annual Sales Meeting which target was to update on the company's performance in relation to previous year and in terms of production, financial results, achievement of commercial objectives and to provide special training in special themes such as modern costing methods. In addition, previous year results were reported and an update of the budget and sales plan targets for the current year were communicated. Financials (S. Kokolis, CFO) Production (A. Kaimenopoulos, Copper Tubes Factory Director) Voice of business (G. Mavraganis, Strategic Planning & CSR Director) Competition analysis (A. Kompotis, Financial Information Controller) Costing methods for industrial products (D. Kaforos, CFO Assistant) Sales (P. Lolos, Commercial Director)
CANAL’s integrated environmental awareness educational programme gained distinction by «Bravo Sustainability Awards»
The Can Recycling Centre (CANAL) of Elval (the aluminium rolling division of ElvalHalcor) gained a significant distinction in the “Bravo Society” category (large companies classification), in the framework of the «Bravo Sustainability Awards». The ceremony of the «Bravo Sustainability Awards 2018», took place on December 11, 2018, at the Megaro Mousikis Athinon, organized by the QualityNet Foundation.CANAL is a pioneering recycling centre, which accepts, separates and packages aluminium used beverage cans. .