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Halcor received a total of two awards at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards, , once againhighlighting the Company’s commitment to Sustainable Development principles and itscommitment to implementing responsible business practices. The event for the awards was heldon Monday, February 24, at the Benaki Museum, 138 Piraeus & Andronikou Street in Athens.Halcor’s best practices that were awarded in this year’s “HRB” are in the category: • Sustainable Development – Recycling – Recycling of Copper and Copper Alloys – Silver Prize • Sustainable Development – Supply Chain – Supplier Code of Conduct and Supplier Training – Bronze Award.Halcor invests heavily in Sustainable Development and seeks continuous responsible growth by implementing sound entrepreneurial practices. In the context of sustainable development, the company places great emphasis on recycling metals and especially copper and copper alloys.
ElvalHalcor, as an active member of the AΤΗΕΧ and the industrials sector worldwide, is proud to support the Roots program, aimed at unlocking opportunities for the Greek SMEs and start-up companies by providing guidance and knowledge sharing.Roots is an initiative of the Athens Exchange in cooperation with the American-Hellenic Chamber ofCommerce and with the support of the Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils (GFCC), theEuropean Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Hellenic Republic Ministry of ForeignAffairs and the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Economy and Development.Roots aims to promote competitive and commercially viable business plans of small and mediumsizedenterprises (SMEs), primarily by facilitating their access to investment capital in accordance with internationally accepted rules and best practices.
ELVALHALCOR HELLENIC COPPER AND ALUMINIUM INDUSTRY S.A. (“ElvalHalcor” or “the Company”), pursuant to Article 17 paragraph 1 of Regulation (ΕU) 596/2014 of the European Parliament and the Council of 16th April 2014 and Article 2 paragraph 4 of Decision No 3/347/12.7.2005 of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Capital Market Commission and in line with the 21 December 2017 and 14 February 2018 press releases, regarding the installation of a four-stand tandem aluminium hot rolling finishing mill in the rolling plant at Oinofyta, announces to the investment community that the Company has initiated the second phase of its five year investment plan of its aluminium rolling Division.Increasing environmental awareness and global strategies towards the use of more sustainable, recyclable, lightweight and energy efficient materials in important sectors, such as packaging and transportation, are driving the growth of the aluminium products market.
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 thefollowing:? “Boost your career. We elVALUE next generation” practice (Society category: educationnextgeneration & lifelong learning subcategory).? Delacquering – aluminum melting furnaces (Environment category: Climate changeresponsiveness subcategory).? “Circular economy and plastic waste management (Environment category: wastemanagement and circular economy subcategory).ElvalHalcor invests heavily in Sustainable Development and consistently pursues responsibledevelopment 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 networkswithout 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 andimplementation 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 theCompany is committed to implementing.Mr. Efstratios Kolyfetis, Halcor’s Environmental Officer receiving the award, stated that: “Byconsistently serving the principles of sustainable development and responsibleentrepreneurship, Halcor is now thinking “Circular” and is continuously investing in practicesthat 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.