GHENOVA, winner of the XII edition of the Alas Awards
Engineering receives this award on account of its successful international implementation. In 2014, participation in multinational projects accounted for 95% of its activity.
Seville (Spain), 27th of January 2015. - On Wednesday, GHENOVA, aninternational multidisciplinary engineering company, is set to collect the Alas Award, granted by the Government of Andalusia's Department of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment by means of the Andalusian Agency of Foreign Trade Promotion (Extenda). The award represents an acknowledgement of the company's process of internationalization; the corporate headquarters are located in Seville. The ceremony took place in the Parque Científico-Tecnológico de Almería (PITA). Francisco Cuervas, a partner and GHENOVA's executive director, will attend the event in representation of the entire team.
The company won the award in the category of International Implementation thanks to the ability showcased in establishing itself in a number of countries in Europe and Latin America, as well as the notable results operating abroad has brought about. In 2006, when GHENOVA was founded by means of a Management Buy Out (MBO), the revenue from abroad accounted for 26%. Nowadays, more than 90% of its annual turnover derives from the international market. In fact, during this period, engineering calculates it will bill 30% more than in 2014 thanks to the projects that are underway throughout the world. On account of this balance, which is more than positive, in addition to the forecast for the next four years, GHENOVA is attracting talent in order to fulfil its objective of employing 700 professionals and registering a turnover of 50 million Euros before 2020.
The company has offices in Germany, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Norway and the Netherlands, as well as in Spain (Seville and Ferrol). It is currently also present in Bolivia, France, Japan, Mexico, Poland and Portugal, partaking of marine engineering, offshore, aeronautical and industrial projects for some of the largest international companies in these sectors.
According to executive director Francisco Cuervas, "the success of our international implementation is not only due to the quality of our services and engineering solutions; we also strive to become close to our clients, both physical and culturally speaking". To achieve this, "we have a team of highly qualified professionals who are also in possession of the flexibility needed to work on multinational projects".
About the Alas Awards:
In keeping with the 2010-2013 Strategic Plan for the Internationalization of the Andalusian Economy, the objective of the Alas Awards for the Internationalization of the Andalusian Company is to acknowledge Andalusian companies in the process of internationalization which have stood out in the different stages relating to foreign trade and international investment.
GHENOVA is an international multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting company that acts in the sectors in need of a comprehensive solution. Its team partakes of large, high technological complexity projects for some of the world's largest firms in the naval and offshore, industry and energy, aeronautical, infrastructure and defence sectors. The company has offices in Germany, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Norway, the Netherlands and Spain, and headquarters in Seville and Ferrol.
For more information:
Ignacio Grau Pardo
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