GRIT is granted the Innovative SME Award
The Directorate-General for Innovation and Competitiveness has granted GRIT the Innovative SME Award. This exclusive distinction is a reward issued by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (known as MINECO in Spain) used to spotlight small and medium-sized companies with a strong focus on R+D+I.
The Innovative SME Award is also an acknowledgement to GRIT’s corporative development. In recent years, GRIT has stood out in the field of research and technological development as well as for the innovation of its own products, such as refrigerant gases, propellants, blowing agents and other special products addressed to the pharmaceutical and chemical industry and to the food sector. Furthermore, effective packaging and storing processes as well as a systematic waste disposal are considered imperative for an efficient management, underlining GRIT’s usual commitment with the environment.
GRIT considers this award of great importance for the evolution of the company and a big step forward. Being able to meet all requirements stipulated by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness clearly proves GRIT’s progressive nature, moreover qualifying the company for tax benefits for specific projects considered as innovative.
“At GRIT, innovation is part of our DNA”
GRIT has always been very clear about innovation and technology going hand in hand. Research and Innovation are two key values at GRIT, that combined with its advanced technology, are associated to the company’s own brand since its’ foundation: GRIT = Gases, Research, Innovation and Technology.
Continuous improvement, envisioning the future and overtaking the market are main concerns at GRIT which have culminated in the Innovative SME Award.
As Ms Gloria Majo, Chief Financial Officer, puts it: “The Innovative SME Award not only represents a recognition of GRIT’s innovative capacity, but also allows us to top the highly competitive level which we already have achieved so far”.
This acknowledgement constitutes a reward for the work done based on the guidelines marked by the company in the field of innovation. A hallmark that would not have been possible without the commitment of each person that make up the GRIT staff, a team of highly skilled, talented and creative professionals with a solid know-how, turning GRIT into a key-player in this specific market sector.
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GRIT, once more, proves its interest in supporting solidarity initiatives with reliable, environmentally friendly and/or social solutions, like, for example, its sponsorship of the program “More Food for Children”, promoted by the foundation Banc dels Aliments (Barcelona).
GRIT was present as an exhibitor in Chemical International Encounter Expoquima 2014 from 30 September to 3 October, which was held in the exhibition area in l’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona).
Many people visited our booth during these dates, and sharing our philosophy by introducing our current and future products and services within the chemical sector.
Through this press release, GASES RESEARCH INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY SL informs about the current situation regarding the RS range of refrigerants owned by RPL Holdings.
E.I. DUPONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY have issued a press release stating that they and STAR REFRIGERATION LIMITED have filed a lawsuit in Spain “against a manufacturer of refrigerants and its distributor, for the unauthorised use of refrigerants used in commercial refrigeration and in air conditioners”. We regard this statement as inaccurate and misleading, so GASES RESEARCH INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY, SL (GRIT) consider it necessary to reply and provide clarifications with this press release.
Madrid has hosted the twenty International Aerosol Congress. A Congress for professionals who have shown the latest innovations developed in the Sector.
Grit has been actively involved in organizing this event as a member of the Spanish Association of Aerosols (AEDA).
Grit wanted to be present with a booth where we kindly welcome its customers and suppliers, besides sponsoring the Congress to facilitate wireless internet access to all the people who have gone through the IFEMA fairground.