INDEVCO Group Representatives with Neemat Frem (in middle), President & CEO of INDEVCO Group, at National Excellence Awards for Industry
Lebanon Opportunities and Euro-Lebanese Centre for Industrial Modernization (ELCIM), created the event aiming at enhancing the private sector’s competitiveness by supporting and recognizing private sector industrial institutions, including large and small-to-medium sized (SME) companies, for industrial achievements.
National Excellence Awards for Industry, organized by InfoPro Events, was the first of its kind and will be held annually here forth.
Awards Received by INDEVCO Group and Member Companies
The National Excellence Awards for Industry honors accomplishments in 4 major areas including: innovation in products, performance of the product and process, corporate governance, and marketing. Each of these categories is further divided into 3 sub-categories.
Under the performance category, MASTERPAK, polyethylene (PE) film manufacturer, received the award for Industrial Exporter; Unipak, corrugated packaging manufacturer, for Technology Deployment for Productivity; and Unipak Tissue Mill, Jumbo tissue rolls manufacturer, for Energy Efficiency.
Furthermore, under the Qualitative awards section, Unipak Tissue Mill also received the award for HR Development Program of the Year. Finally, INDEVCO – Georges N. Frem Manufacturing Technologies Hub at American University of Beirut (AUB) was granted the award for Social Responsibility Program of the Year.
Eligibility for National Excellence Awards
All entrants in the event must represent Lebanese products, the “Certificate of Origin” reflecting over 40% of total product value being attributed to local value added. Furthermore, once receiving an award in a specific category, industrial firms are no longer eligible to enter or win in the same category for the consecutive three years.
Unipak Tissue Mill representatives (L-R): Claudine Daccache, Quality Assurance and Customer Care Unit Manager, Imad Issa El Khoury, Area General Manager, Elie Farhat, General Manager, Jihad Hasrouni, Maintenance Manager, Christian Karam, Mechanical Engineer
(L-R) Fayssal Frem, INDEVCO Paper Containers Managing Director
and Bassam Khoueiry, Sanita Marketing Manager
Unipak representatives (L-R): Chawki Boulos, Customer Service Manager, Henry Richa, Administrative and Commercial Manager, Marwan Diab, General Manager, and Nazha El Habr, Management Systems Representative
MASTERPAK, Unipak, and Unipak Tissue Mill are member companies of INDEVCO Group.