EBA winner 2019

Metal Product was named the best company in Croatia in its category in the prestigious European Business Awards.

Zagreb – October 2, 2019 Metal Product has been named "National Winner" as the best company in its category at the European Business Awards 2019, one of the largest business competitions in the world.

Metal Product was selected from 2,753 businesses that have been named "Ones to Watch" in the list of business excellence published in July 2019. As a National Winner for the Republic of Croatia, it has been selected by a Council of independent judges including business leaders, politicians and academics. It is the best company in Croatia in the category “European Entrepreneur of the Year”. Metal Product will represent Croatia in the final stage of the competition on December 3 and 4 in Warsaw, the capital of Poland.

Metal Product is a family-owned production company that specializes in metal processing. Our core business is the production of equipment for the energy sector, but also expanding more widely into new industries. We are an internationally-oriented company with more than 80% of the revenue coming from our international partners with whom we have been working for over 25 years. Over the past 5 years, Metal Product has made a significant investments into expanding its production capacities and the introduction of new technologies. Metal Product has 230 employees working in two locations, in Odra near Zagreb and Breznički Hum near Novi Marof.

On this occasion, Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards, said: “This is a significant achievement and Metal Product is an outstanding leader in their field. Being selected as a National Winner means that you show great innovation, ethics and success and are one of the best companies in Europe. We wish Metal Product the best of luck in the final round of the competition.”

In addition to participating in the final round of the competition in Warsaw on December 3 and 4, Metal Product attend a Summit on business issues, as well as the Ceremony where the overall category winners for the 2019 European Business Awards will be announced.

These awards enable the development of a stronger and more successful business community across Europe. More than 120.000 companies from 33 European countries have participated in the competition this year. Main sponsors and partners are Inflexion, Germany Trade & Invest and Cision PR Newswire.

“We are extremely proud to have won the title of the best company in Croatia in our category. Being awarded and recognized by such a respectable institution in a competition in which so many successful companies participated was a great honour and motivating for achieving future success. We look forward to participating in the final stage of the competition in Warsaw.” said the founder of Metal Product, Mr. Stjepan Šafran, who will take the award European Business Awards - National Winner.

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