Hangar 18 laureate of the „Golden Kuna“ award for the most successful mid-sized company
Hangar 18 l.l.c has won the „Golden Kuna“ award for the most successful mid-sized company (from 50 to 249 employees) in the Koprivnica-Križevci County. This is the second „Golden kuna“ award won by Hangar 18 since the same award was won in 2015 for the most successful small sized company (up to 49 employees).
The Golden Kuna awards were awarded on Monday, 3rd of September 2018 during the honorary assembly of the Economic council of the Koprivnica-Križevci County Chamber of Commerce. The honorary assembly of the Council was opened by the Chairman Marin Pucar, who is also the Chairman of the managing council in the Podravka company.
Hangar 18 has won this extraordinary achievement thanks to its excellent business achievements in the year 2017. According to Deloitte’s report for the year 2017, Hangar 18 was among the 50 fastest growing companies in Central Europe for the second year in a row among the 500 fastest growing companies in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EMEA).
During the last year, Hangar 18 has completed the strategic investment project of building and equipping a logistics center in Koprivnica, and the improvement of business processes, which was co-financed by the European Union. The total value of investment was 7 million HRK.
Hangar 18 is continuing with the development of its own NOA smart devices brand, which has expanded from smartphones to tablets and TV sets. In the Chinese city of Shenzhen, home of the entire mobile industry, NOA has opened a separate branch with 10 employees. Among a dozen countries where NOA smartphones were sold, Russia stood out as the biggest market opened in 2017.
By investing into its own computer brand – HPC, Hangar18 has managed to open H18 Megastore Gaming Arenas, and has opened new frontiers in organized gaming.
The Golden Kuna award has become a symbol of business success and quality, awarded for business success and contribution to the Croatian economy. Besides Hangar18, the award was given to the Lasselsberger-Knauf l.l.c company from Đurđevac for the best small company, while the best large company award was given to the Radnik d.d. from Križevci.