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A major recognition for SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT in this year’s “Growth Awards”

February 7, 2018

The company was awarded in the category “Development of Markets and Products”

SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT, member of Olympia Group, was honored with the “Development of Markets and Products” award among 8000 companies during the second organization of “Growth Awards” organized by Grant Thornton and Eurobank. This distinction underlines the strong position of the company in the global market of energy storage systems, its dynamic export orientation, as well as the credibility of its products, produced in the industrial unit located in Neo Olvio, Xanthi, Greece.

“Growth Awards” are established by Eurobank and Grant Thornton aiming to award and acknowledge companies which combine high financial performance levels along with a successful and modern business profile that contribute to the formation of a new, entrepreneurship environment and employee culture in the country.

Based on the evaluation procedure “Financial Growth / Health Matrix” of Grant Thornton and Eurobank, and the contribution of a 15-member Committee formed by extinguished members of the Greek academic and business society, SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT managed to achieve the highest performance level in the category “Development of Markets and Products”. This recognition places SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT among the top companies which contribute to, and at the same time inspire, the creation of modern, dynamic and competitive dimensions in Greece.

During the event that took place at the Athens Concert Hall, Mr. V. Billis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company stated: “We would like to thank the organizers of the event “Growth Awards” for this great honor. We are especially delighted to receive such a distinction today, which demonstrates essential characteristics of our Company, namely the innovation in product development and our extrovert strategy through a clearly export orientation. SUNLIGHT is a member of the multinational group of companies, Olympia Group, and is already active in its market for more than 26 years thus comprising a global player in the fields of development, production and trading of industrial batteries and energy storage systems. We are a Greek company and with our basis in Greece we export 84% of our production to more than 100 countries worldwide. One can find SUNLIGHT batteries in airports, in mining facilities, in renewable energy systems in Africa as well as in many other international projects. Taking this opportunity, I would also like to thank the team of SUNLIGHT, our more than 800 employees in our two production plants in Xanthi and Komotini, a team which through its excellent work constitutes an example of the so-called modern Greece possessing at the same time a strong footprint in the global marketplace.”

The export dynamics of SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT along with its high production standards distinguished the Company among the 8,000 other candidate-companies that were evaluated in this year’s “Growth Awards”. Having developed a clearly export orientated profile, the Company now has established its global presence. The production of high quality products which fulfill the multidimensional needs of the industrial sector internationally is a strong commitment by Sunlight, helping to further strengthen both its competitiveness and its leading position.