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Hexagon Ragasco has been named Norway’s smartest industrial company in competition with 58 other Norwegian companies.
Hexagon Ragasco explains that it was honoured for using innovation and technology in the most intelligent manner, with a positive impact on productivity and competitive power. Hexagon Ragasco exports 95% of its products and continuously improving productivity is essential to remain competitive in the global market. Over a period of ten years Hexagon Ragasco has reduced production time per composite LPG cylinder from 74 seconds to 14 seconds. This corresponds to a productivity increase of more than 80 percent.
“The award is a source of great pride to us. It shows our dedication and our passion to increase productivity.” says Skjalg S. Stavheim, Managing Director of Hexagon Ragasco. “In our company everyone feels that they take part in this process. Thanks to our skilled employees as well as long-term minded owners we have attained ambitious goals. There is still much more to achieve and I believe that this award will further motivate and strengthen our organisation”.
Hexagon says that 58 Norwegian companies from the industrial sector participated in the competition. The organisers, The Federation of Norwegian Industries (Norsk Industri) and Siemens have selected Norwegian companies that over time have shown enhanced productivity and competitiveness through innovation and smart use of technology. The award was handed out by the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg during the national Industry Conference 5 May 2015.
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