OUR CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT
|1980:||The Company “A. Karkanias” is founded from the chemist Ap. Karkanias, based in Larissa, with main object the design, construction, operation and maintenance of environmental and water treatment projects in private sector.|
|1988:||The Company changed its status to LTD., and started undertaking various public projects as sub-contractor participating in the construction of the wastewater treatment plant of the Municipality of Anogia in Crete and the wastewater treatment plant of Lake of Evia.|
|1989:||It is moved and installed as industrial plant in the Industrial Area of Larissa in private owned facilities (area of 500 sq. m.).|
|1995:||It receives a Contractor’s Certificate on the construction of public projects.|
|1996:||It proceeds to new investments and extends its facilities quadrupling the dynamics of the industrial unit (2.200 sq.m.).|
|1998:||It launches the construction period of major projects with the construction of wastewater treatment plant of the Municipality of Florina.|
|2000:||It undertakes in consortium the wastewater treatment management of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, second in the country’s sewage treatment capacity.|
It changes its status from LTD. to S.A.
|2002:||It is ranked in the 3rd Class of the Registry of Contractor’s Enterprises (MEEP).|
|2005:||It extends its activities in Bulgary, with the construction of the biological cleaning of the TYRBUL dairy industry in Silven, Bulgaria.|
|2005:||The Company extends its activities in the Balkan area.|
|2010:||It completes 30 years of exclusive professional dealing with the environment.|
Company Principles :
Strategy of the Company is the sustainable development and main objective the reduction of pollution caused by human activity on the environment as well as the increase of productivity while reducing the consumption of natural resources and energy savings.
Investment in Research
Since its foundation, our Company has invested in research working with Greek and foreign Universities. The Research and Development Department that operates at the headquarters of the Company collects and records the global development data in the field of water, solid and liquid waste, and in cooperation with the various departments of our Company as well as foreign and Greek Universities promotes the design of new products and technologies.
Since 1980 our Company has constructed hundreds public and private projects throughout Greece and in the Balkans, where extended its activities since 2005.
At the beginning, the Company dealt with biological sewage treatment projects to private companies. Along the way, the Company operates as “special advisor” and member of consortia for the construction of public projects of sewage treatment facilities.
Upon the Contractor’s Certificate reception, the Company participates individually in public tenders and since 1995 until today undertakes the construction of public or private projects throughout Greece and since 2005 in Balkans too.
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