EUROCERT, held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 the inauguration of the new, privately owned, modern offices of Thessaloniki, in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Macedonia-Thrace, Mr. Stavros Kalafatis, the Executive Council of the Region of Macedonia in matters of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Mr. as a representative of the Regional Governor, the Member of Parliament A ‘Thessaloniki, Mr. Konstantinos Gioulekas and the President of the Association of Industries of Northern Greece, Mr. Konstantinos Savvakis. The official guests, the collaborators and the audience that attended the event, were welcomed by the President and the Managing Director of EUROCERT, Mr. George Briskolas. During the greeting of the President of the school company, that he is particularly happy for the new writings of EUROCERT in Thessaloniki, which mark a big step, part of a constantly upward course, which began 23 years ago. Continuing his speech, he added: “EUROCERT is constantly growing, in terms of financial results, geographical spread, human resources and range of Certification services provided. It operates either through subsidiaries or through local partners in 40 countries around the world, from China to Peru and from the US and Europe to the Gulf countries. It employs 500 people directly and as external partners and certifies all sectors of production and economy “.
Then spoke the Deputy Minister of Macedonia-Thrace, Mr. Stavros Kalafatis, who continues EUROCERT for important steps it takes after the Covid era and its continuous development as well as for the new jobs created by the opening of its new offices. Thessaloniki. At the same time, he referred to the redefinition of the role of society and entrepreneurship due to the pandemic but also to the importance given to the development strategy, such as the digital transformation of the State. In closing, commenting on the importance of extroversion, in which EUROCERT also invests, but also the opportunity to redesign the economic and development model of the next day, moving away from the linear model and moving on to the analysis of the circular economy.
The Authorized Advisor of the Region of Macedonia in Issues of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Mr. Nikos Tzolas, stressed the important effort of the Region of Central Macedonia to promote entrepreneurship in combination with the research potential that is developing in the Region.
He further commented: “Companies such as EUROCERT, which show ethics, reliability and business extroversion are among the companies that want their presence in the Region of Central Macedonia. With its long history, EUROCERT has managed to make the quality of a habit. In the Region of Central Macedonia, we believe that in a modern competitive environment, which is constantly evolving, the certification of products and services is closed for the development of companies for this and the benefits that must be certified in accordance with International Standards.
The Member of Parliament A ‘Thessaloniki, Mr. Konstantinos Gioulekas during his speech pointed out that the presence of EUROCERT with new offices in Thessaloniki takes place at a time when the development of the region emerged with main directions of innovation and extroversion. State aid combined with the forces of the business world are stepping up efforts in this direction.
In addition, the event was honored by the presence of the President of the Association of Industries of Northern Greece, Mr. Athanasios Savvakis. Mr. Savvakis commented: “EUROCERT is a healthy company with a development course. In other words, it has a profile necessary and useful for the Association of Industries of Northern Greece, as these companies will support the ongoing effort to improve industry and manufacturing, as the focus of the country’s development. EUROCERT is being removed from new ones and is therefore able to play a leading role in the international arena. The multiplier benefit of EUROCERT’s investment in Thessaloniki and the highlighting of the comparative advantages of the region, is what replaces the creation of the new offices of the certification body in Northern Greece “.
In closing, Mr. Konstantinos Karvounakis, Deputy Director of Certification of EUROCERT, presented the company’s innovation at the international level in matters of circular economy, the Standard Zero Waste to Landfil, on the basis of which are certified those used when deviated from zero by the sanitary.
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