07/10/2016 - 10:38

Eurofork has been named National Champion for Italy for the category “The Business of the Year Award with Turnover of €0-25M” in The European Business Awards (EBA), sponsored by RSM, Europe’s largest business competition set up to celebrate business excellence and best practice in the European business community.

The Awards, now in its 10th year, is supported by business leaders, academics and political representatives from across Europe, and this year engaged with over 33,000 businesses from 34 countries selecting 636 finalists, including Eurofork.

Eurofork has been chosen after the first phase of judging by an independent panel. They were evaluated on the core EBA values of innovation, ethics and success and will now go through to the second stage of the competition.

Eurofork, founded in year 2000, is an Italian company which produces automatic handling systems. With its over 20 years of know-how learned in the handling field, Eurofork today is one of the leading players on the global market concerning the production of telescopic forks, for both number of units produced and for its turnover. In addition to Telescopic forks division, the company boasts two other areas: Service department that deals with after sales assistance, maintenance, and selling of spare parts, and ESMARTSHUTTLE division, specialized in the design and manufacture of shuttle systems for multi depth automated warehouses. The willingness of increase its innovation is certified also by the international patents which Eurofork holds.

Eurofork’s CEO, Maurizio Traversa, comments “We’re very proud to be selected to represent Italy as a National Champion. The European Business Awards is widely recognised as the showcase for Europe’s most dynamic companies and we are proud to be recognised at this level”.

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said: “Congratulations to Eurofork who have been selected to represent their country as National Champions. They are central to the success of Europe’s strong business community, and have shown the core principles we look for of innovation, ethics and success”.

The next round requires the National Champions to make a presentation video, telling their unique story and explaining their business success. The Awards’ independent judges will award the best of this group the ‘Ruban d’Honneur’ status and the selected companies will then go on to the Gala Final in 2017.

For further information about the winners and the European Business Awards please go to www.businessawardseurope.com/national-champion/co/Italy/2016 and www.businessawardseurope.com