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Aventics Named “Factory of the Year” in Hungary


Eger (Hungary), 19 July 2017 – Aventics, a Triton Fund IV company, has been awarded “Factory of the Year 2016” in Hungary. The Hungarian production location for the pneumatics specialist was honored in three categories, making Aventics Hungary Kft. one of the top-rated companies in Hungary.

The award ceremony on May 5, 2017, in Budapest was thrilling: Aventics won three categories in this countrywide competition. The pneumatics specialists were honored for “Best Management Process”, “Best Production Support”, and “Most Energy-Efficient Factory”. Thanks to this excellent ranking, they also received the Factory of the Year award.

Jury member Gyula Pomázi, who is also Deputy Under Secretary at the Ministry for National Economy, handed out the award to Krisztián Herczeg, Director Finance Hungary at Aventics. “We are proud to receive the prize during this special year,” said István Gödri, Managing Director at Aventics Hungary Kft, after the ceremony. The Hungarian Aventics factory already has more reasons to celebrate in 2017: The pneumatics specialists have been producing in Eger for 50 years and the Pneumobile, an international design competition and race for students, has taken place for the tenth time.

This cross-industry competition is held annually by the Hungarian trade journal “GyártásTrend” and supported by the Hungarian Ministry for National Economy. Prizes are awarded in eight categories. The jury of experts assesses the companies on site and then decides which will move on to the final.

About Aventics

Aventics is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pneumatic components, systems, and customer-specific applications. The pneumatic engineering company provides products and services for industrial automation, while additionally focusing on the sectors of commercial vehicles, food and beverage, railway technology, life sciences, energy, and marine technology. By integrating electronics, the use of innovative materials and prioritizing trends such as machine safety and the Internet of Things, Aventics is a pioneer in applied and environmentally-friendly solutions.

With around 150 years of expertise in pneumatics, Aventics employs approx. 2,000 associates worldwide. In addition to production sites in Germany (Laatzen), France (Bonneville), Hungary (Eger), USA (Lexington), and China (Changzhou), Aventics is represented in more than 90 countries through direct sales and dealers. The Aventics Group has received multiple certifications, including ISO 9001 and ISO/TS  16949 for quality, ISO 50001 for energy management, and ISO 14001 for environmental management.

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About Triton

The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses headquartered in Europe, focusing on businesses in the Industrial, Business Services and Consumer/Health sectors.

Triton seeks to contribute to the building of better businesses for the longer term. Triton and its executives wish to be agents of positive change towards sustainable operational improvements and growth. The 30 companies currently in Triton's portfolio have combined sales of around €14 billion and around 86,000 employees.

The Triton funds are advised by dedicated teams of professionals based in Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States, China, Luxembourg and Jersey.

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