Ergis

Press Release

26 November 2008, 15:32

ERGIS GROUP THE LAUREATE OF THE 6th POLISH RANKING OF EXPORT LEADERS 2008

ERGIS Group, leader in the plastics processing industry of Central and Eastern Europe, became a laureate of the 6th edition of the Polish Ranking of Export Leaders. The Group was awarded prizes in two categories: “Expansion” and “Amount of capital invested abroad 2008”.

In the ranking, whose purpose is to promote and popularise Polish companies running efficient export activity, laureates of the regional stage, held in each province, were selected.

The Organiser of the Polish Ranking of Export Leaders is Amadeus Art. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Economy provided patronage for the ranking.  

“The ERGIS Group systematically strengthens its position in the region of Central Europe. At present, we are the largest player in the industry in this region, due to, among other factors, acquisitions performed in the German market. Our diversified offer, tailored to our clients’ needs as well as our presence in the main markets of the region, enable us to look at the future development of the Group with optimism and self-confidence. We are very pleased that the Chapter of the Ranking of Export Leaders also appreciated our achievements, which they did again,” comments Tadeusz Nowicki, President of the Board ERGIS-EUROFILMS SA.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

ERGIS-EUROFILMS was created through this year’s merger of the listed Eurofilms S.A. and its trade investor, ERGIS. The merged Company is Poland’s largest and one of Central and Eastern Europe’s leading manufacturers of PVC products: films, compounds, wallpapers, wall panelling, and windowsills, The company's offer includes films laminated with a layer of another film, paper, woven and non-woven fabric, etc. printed films, insulation films, packaging films (including films for packaging pharmaceuticals), bus floor covering, compounds for cable manufacturing, interior and exterior wall panels, expansion joint tapes, artificial leather, coated fabrics, tablecloths, and vinyl and paper wallpapers. Additionally, the Company is Poland's second largest manufacturer of stretch films (tensile films, used e.g. for wrapping loads on pallets, PVC thermoshrink films (used, e.g. for food packaging) and PET tapes (used for fastening medium heavy and heavy products and loads), as well as a distributor of polypropylene BOPP film (used mainly for packaging manufacturing). Additional information is also available at www.ergis-eurofilms.eu

MKF-Folien GmbH Minderjahn + Kiefer is one of leading German manufacturers of PET and PVC rigid films, used mainly in food industry and in technical sectors. The company production capacity is 20,000 tons of PET film, and 12,500 tons of PVC film.

Schimanski GmbH is a manufacturer of PET/PE and PVC/PE rigid films laminates, used mainly in food industry (e.g. for packaging meat or cheese, with the annual production capacity of about 16,000 tons.