Glonatech, the nanotechnology company of ONEX Group, was awarded by the Chamber of Fthiotida for its international distinctions and its innovative activities in new technologies and advanced materials developed in the
company’s production unit in the industrial area of Lamia in Greece, which is the birthplace of President & CEO of ONEX Group, Mr Panos Xenokostas.
The Production Manager of Glonatech Mr Vasilis Vamvakas received the honorary plaque from the President of the Chamber Mr Alexandros Diamantaras, who pointed out that “in our country there are productive and creative forces with vision and innovative spirit which could contribute significantly to the development and prosperity of the region and are Fthiotida’s driving force for a dynamic growth.”
Mr Panos Xenokostas, President & CEO of Glonatech and ONEX Group, in his letter of appreciation sent from New York stated:
“Dear compatriots, thank you for honoring me and Glonatech with this award as a prominent member of your Chamber for our global distinctions and innovative activities in the field of new technologies and particularly in Nanotechnology. My decision to create a production unit based in my place of origin was a totally conscious decision to make. For all of us who belong to the Hellenic Diaspora the need and the desire we feel to help our country is much more stronger and this is the reason that led me to establish Glonatech’ production unit in Lamia. Thank you for the recognition of this effort. I want you to know that for me personally this award is even more important because it is you my fellow compatriots who give it to me.”
The award ceremony was held in the context of the Chamber of Fthiotida New Year’s cake cutting event, attended by members of local enterprises and organizations as well as representatives of the Region of Central Greece and the local authorities.