Grupo Antolin China received Corporate Dragon Award 2015
Grupo Antolin China, after being verified and analyzed achievements among all other candidates, has received the Corporate Dragon Award for the year 2015 authorized by Spanish Chamber of Commerce in China.
The Annual Awards Ceremony was held in Grand Hyatt Guangzhou on Nov 7th. The Consul General of Spain in Guangdong, president and vice-presidents of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce attended; some representatives internally from GA China and some of GA customers in Guangzhou area (DFL, Honda…) attended the ceremony. On behalf of Grupo Antolin China, Jorge Juárez, President Asia Pacific accepted the award and made the speech.
Over 10 years’ history in China, huge investment and tremendous development, a lot of efforts and firm commitment, one of the main focused territories for global strategy are some of the reasons which made the jury decide GA as the final receiver for this award.
The Corporate Dragon is the most relevant award for the contributions of a business leader in the economic field in China. The Annual Awards are a platform for recognizing the work of companies and institutions as well as to honour outstanding performances made by member in the fields of trade relations, investment, or business cooperation between Spain and China.
Continuous development in China
Since the establishment of Shanghai Representative Office in 2003, Grupo Antolin China developed step by step. The first industrial plant was set up in Jiading, Shanghai in 2004, which led to successive locations along the main OEMs’ production centers in China. GA has doubled its size in Asia where China represents 70% of the total sales in the last 3 years in terms of workforce and revenue.
Moreover, after the acquisition of Magna interior division, it has reached to 17 plants, along with other centers of assembly and sequencing of components, the company has become a reference in the interior market. In 2015, Antolin (China) Investment Co., Ltd was established in Shanghai to provide more professional support to customers.
“I would like to thank our customers, suppliers as well as global partners that have given us a warm welcome since the beginning and helped us to understand this market. Grupo Antolin has a strong long term commitment with this market, the most important in the world for the automotive sector”, underlined Jorge Juarez.
GA China will continuously make contributions for better development and stimulate the business and cooperation to keep the leading position in Automotive Interior industry as well as the best example for other Spanish companies in China. A highly qualified team works to provide high quality products and excellent technical services for the increasingly demanding and competitive automotive market in China, which makes Grupo Antolin China believe firmly for a promising future.
About the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in China
The Spanish Chamber of Commerce in China was established in 2000. With the continuous development, it became an organization which has only 50 members until now with over 500 members. Not only global, medium or small sized Spanish companies joined, but also Chinese companies or other non-Spanish companies which would like to build up commercial or cooperative relationship with Spanish companies in China joined this community.