Media categories

Press releases

ElvalHalcor receives two awards at the “Bravo Sustainability Dialogue & Awards 2021”

ElvalHalcor, received two awards at the "Bravo Sustainability Dialogue & Awards", reaffirming once again the Company's commitment to sustainability principles and to the implementation of responsible business practices. This year's "Bravo Awards" took place at the online Sustainability Week 2021 event, organized by Quality Net Foundation (QNF) during the week May 31 to June 5, 2021.
ElvalHalcor continuously invests in sustainability and pursues continued responsible operation and development, applying sound business practices. ElvalHalcor submitted a total of six practices under the Sustainable Development Monitoring 
(, from which the following two practices were distinguished and awarded:
  • TALOS®XS high-strength copper-iron alloy (CuFe2P) tubes (Pillar: Market / Theme: Development of green products and services) 
  • Recycling of copper, copper alloys and aluminum (Pillar: Environment / Theme: Waste management & circular economy). Mr. George Hinopoulos, Technology, Marketing, R&D Director of Halcor, ElvalHalcor’s copper tubes division, made a presentation about the TALOS®XS high-strength copper alloy tubes, and later, receiving the award, stated that: “The TALOS®XS tube is a new innovative industrial product with commercial success developed by Halcor to meet the needs of "green" cooling technology using natural refrigerant gases. Halcor’s main goal is to contribute to sustainable development in every sector of the industry, and to respond immediately to the needs of our customers by offering high-tech solutions and excellent services.”
Regarding the second award of the Company, for metal recycling, Mr. Nikos Marinakis, Director of Halcor’s Casting-Melting Plant receiving the relevant award, stated that: “For us at ElvalHalcor, sustainable operation has played an important role in regards to our successful activity and our sustained presence in the market. We place a special emphasis on recycling and implement an extensive program for the use of recycled copper and aluminium as a raw material. For Halcor, in 2020 the needs for raw materials were covered at a rate of 55% by secondary sources, i.e. copper scrap, sourced from the collection of products after the end of their life cycle. Strategically, we seek to increase the integration of copper and aluminium scrap as a raw material for the production of our products, thus contributing to the circular economy, in order to save natural resources and reduce our environmental footprint."
Finally, the aluminium rolling division of ElvalHalcor participated at the event, presenting the responsible production of aluminium according to the sustainability standard of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). Elval is the first Greek industry to be certified according to the ASI Performance Standard. Mr. Nikos Zarmpoutis, Elval’s Environmental Compliance Officer, during his presentation, stated that: “This certification according to the ASI Performance Standard (successfully completed in July 2020), confirms how our Company has performed in terms of the responsible production of aluminium and in particular the three pillars of ESG". In addition, Mr. Zarmpoutis referred to the fact that the next inspection of ElvalHalcor according to the ASI Chain of Custody Standard will take place very soon. This certification will enable the production and distribution of certified ASI material to ElvalHalcor customers.

About ElvalHalcor
ElvalHalcor is a leading global industrial producer of aluminium and copper products. The Company was formed in December 2017 via the merger of Elval and Halcor. ElvalHalcor currently holds a leading position in Europe in the copper tubes sector, while also having established its leading position within the global aluminium rolling industry. The Company has over 80 years of experience and know-how, a strong production base across 17 state-of-the-art production plants and a market presence in over 100 countries. ElvalHalcor offers sustainable solutions and products in dynamically developing markets such as packaging, transportation, building and construction, heating, cooling and air conditioning and RES. ElvalHalcor's growth focuses on investing in technology and sustainable development, thereby creating value for its stakeholders. For more information about the Company, please visit the website
About the “Bravo” Initiative
Bravo is a nationally developed sustainable development dialogue forum which is based on initiatives implemented by Greek Businesses, Local Government Organizations and Civil Society. Bravo’s 250 Initiatives and the 35,000 active citizens participating with it have led to the wider sharing of information and a broader awareness within Greek society as well as an exchange network for knowledge and experience from these organizations, contributing to the creation of the “Greece of Tomorrow” initiative. The Sustainability Observatory constitutes a national monitoring mechanism which gathers all the best practices and Initiatives that are developed under the framework of sustainable development, responsible business and social responsibility in our country at the economic, environmental and social level. Bravo dialogue and awards.


Jun 22, 2021


More Press releases

ElvalHalcor has been certified against the aerospace industry AS9100 Standard
Nov 29, 2021
Read more
ElvalHalcor announces that its Aluminium Rolling Division (Elval), is the first Greek aluminium manufacturer that certifies its production facilities against the ASI Chain of Custody Standard
Sep 29, 2021
Read more
ElvalHalcor is contributing 500,000 euro - as part of Viohalco's initiative totalling 1,000,000 euro - to assist with restoration projects resulting from the fires that hit our country this summer
Sep 23, 2021
Read more
ElvalHalcor, Rusal, En+ Group, Canpack and Budweiser announce the launch of a pilot to produce an AB InBev beer can with the lowest ever carbon footprint
Sep 21, 2021
Read more
Antidumping duty investigation results
Mar 03, 2021
Read more
ElvalHalcor invests in a brand new lacquering line to expand its sustainable aluminium solutions
Jan 28, 2021
Read more
ElvalHalcor joins the group of companies included in “The Most Sustainable Companies in Greece 2020” which highlight the Business Roadmap of Sustainable Development in Greece
Dec 09, 2020
Read more
Elval is the first Greek manufacturer to certify its casthouse, rolling, coil coating and finishing operations to the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI) Performance Standard
Jul 31, 2020
Read more
Presentation event of the TANDEM four stand aluminum hot finishing mill held in the presence of the Prime Minister
Jul 19, 2020
Read more
Elval’s update on COVID-19
Jun 22, 2020
Read more
Elval’s brand new tandem mill has successfully initiated operations
Jun 04, 2020
Read more
Mar 30, 2020
Read more
ElvalHalcor dynamic presence at the MIT European Career Fair
Mar 04, 2020
Read more
ElvalHalcor comes first in the “Globalisation” Award category at the Business Awards ‘’Hrima 2019”
Feb 25, 2020
Read more
ElvalHalcor initiates the second phase of investments in sustainable aluminium products
Feb 11, 2020
Read more
ElvalHalcor supports the Roots program of the Athens Exchange
Feb 03, 2020
Read more
ElvalHalcor announces the order of a new four-stand tandem aluminium hot finishing mill
Feb 14, 2018
Read more
The Athens Stock Exchange welcomes ElvalHalcor
Feb 01, 2018
Read more
SEV Conference “A Greek Digital Strategy”
May 12, 2017
Read more
UACJ and Elval establish new European company to sell automotive heat exchanger materials
Jan 12, 2017
Read more
Memorandum of Understanding between Elval S.A. and UACJ Corporation
Apr 28, 2015
Read more
Apr 01, 2013
Read more
ELVAL S.A. awarded a distinction for Corporate Responsibility & Sustainable Development Report from QualityNet Foundation
Jul 30, 2011
Read more