RECOGNITION FOR HYDRO-NAVAL IN 2012 FORBES DIAMONDS RANKING
The year 2012 has started off successfully for Hydro-Naval, we have been awarded 11th place for continuous growth of the company’s value in prestigious Forbes Diamonds ranking of 2012 in the Pomorskie voivodeship. It is an honor for the fastest growing companies and recognition for our commitment to continuous development and investment in modern technology. In comparison to the list of the companies published by Forbes last year, our company has moved up 30 positions. Such high growth was possible thanks to the activity, knowledge and experience of the team of our employees, who have been continuously working to achieve these results, as well as to the mutual trust and professional relationship with our customers.
Hydro-Naval has joined the entrepreneurs, who are building their positive image based on the Reliable Company program. We have received the title of “Reliable Company” and we hold the certificate of Reliable Company recommended and issued by the National Debt Register. Participation in this program and the certificate of Reliable Company are demonstration of credibility, performance and soundness of our company.
We are very pleased that our company has been recognized as a trustworthy business partner, who pays its debts in timely manner. Our Certificate of Reliable Company is available online (in Polish language version) 24 hours a day.
GRAND OPENING OF THE NEW OFFICE FACILITY!
After over thirty years of commercial activity and development Hydro-Naval has changed its location. The grand opening of the new facility in Słupsk Special Economic Zone at 16 Braci Staniuków street took place on October 22nd 2011. Company’s Managing Director Szymon Sobków together with Production Director Wojciech Michałek and Financial Director Marek Adkonis cut the official ribbon. The co-owners then delivered their speeches and thanked the numerous guests who came to celebrate with us.
During the ceremony our guests had the opportunity to visit our large production plant with a gross covered area of approximately 9,000 square meters and capacity of over 70,000 cubic meters, equipped with seventeen cranes with loading capacity ranging from 1 T to 12,5 T (25 T). Additionally our guests could watch the presentation of the company’s history while enjoying cold snacks and drinks. After the official part our guests have been invited for a banquet in Dolina Charlotty and an entertainment part with a known singer. The banquet was later complemented by further presentation and speeches of our guests.
Our new facility is located in Słupsk Special Economic Zone, in subzone Słupsk Włynkówko with a good access to transport infrastructure. The new factory with its modern equipment and technologies doubles Hydro-Naval’s previous capability and production potential. We have started up out Technology Line of Anticorrosion Protection which consists of shot-blasting chamber and industrial spray booth with a paint drying chamber. New offices are spacious and modern, which is an important factor for increasing number of our personnel. We hope that the new facility will serve us for years and provide appropriate work comfort, and that it will properly represent Hydro-Naval.
2011 FORBES DIAMONDS
For the second time Hydro-Naval has placed a position in a list of prestigious businesses of 2011 Forbes Diamonds Ranking. In relation to its previous standing, our company increased its revenues by 28.3% and its income by 57.4%, thus moving up 15 positions. This result is an award and inspiration for our further dynamic growth. We are proud of this rank, as we were able to achieve it in time of crisis, which impeded the expansion of many businesses. 2011 Forbes Diamonds Ranking clearly demonstrates that strong and dynamic economic development of the Pomorskie voivodeship, which Hydro-Naval is without doubt a valuable representative.
OUR NEW FACILITY
We have completed the project of expanding our current production area by purchasing 28.000m² of land. The investment is located in favourable Słupsk Special Economic Zone, subzone “Słupsk-Włynkówko”. Back in April of 2010 we have started the construction of our new, modern production plant with it’s well equipped facilities. This ultra-modern and large production complex with the area of over 7000m², will replace our two current location sites in Ustka, and is expected to have a state of the art equipment and technology. It will allow us to improve and increase our production capacity and expand the range of products and services we offer. The new investment will include production halls supplied with multiple railed overhead cranes with lifting capacity ranging from 12,5 to 25T. We plan to complete the project by the end of June 2011.