FACC hosts 12th Crystal Peach Awards [fr]
The French American Chamber of Commerce Southeast will honor Gravotech, SWM and Quipment during the 12th annual Crystal Peach Awards, held on Wednesday, October 19 with a keynote address by Allen Proithis, President at SIGFOX North America.
The FACC Crystal Peach Awards celebrate the economic development between the Southeast United States and France. Created in 2005, the event is powered by the ongoing partnerships between Georgia Institute of Technology, the FACC, and the Consulate General of France in Atlanta. The event is part of the France-Atlanta 2016 initiative.
The Economic Development Award outbound to France will be presented to SWM, a global leader of engineered solutions for the tobacco industry worldwide, and largest producer of cigarette papers in the world. SWM operates across the USA, South America, Europe and Asia. With corporate headquarters and research center located in Alpharetta, GA, SWM also maintains research facilities in Spay, France and Santanésia, Brazil; as well as European Headquarters in Le Mans, France.
The Economic Development Award inbound to the Southeast will be presented to Gravotech, a global leader in engraving and permanent marking sectors. The Gravotech Group was created in 2008 in Lyon, France following the merger of Gravograph, Technifor and Vision Numeric. The history of these companies is the foundation of Gravotech. The group now operates across 3 platforms: France, China and USA with offices in Duluth, Georgia, but has employees across over 100 countries.
The FACC Award of Innovation will be accepted by Quipment, a company that specializes in equipment rental for clinical trials – the most integrated platform on the market, with a unique technology allowing its customers to deploy and manage study equipment with efficiency. Created in Maxeville, France, Quipment has quickly grown from a small French company to now having USA headquarters in Marietta, GA.
When: October 19 | 11:30 am ¬to 1:30pm
Where: Georgia Tech Historic Academy of Medicine (875 West Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30309)
Register at : FACC Peach Awards