Celebrating a succesful project
EFD Induction Romania, a wholly owned subsidiary of the EFD Induction Group, was supported by a 360 kEUR grant from Norway through the Norway Grants 2009-2014, in the frame of Green Industry Innovation Programme Romania.
The grant—which is administered by Innovation Norway, a state body responsible for promoting Norwegian industry and trade worldwide—was to support the company’s development andmanufacture of energy-efficient industrial induction heating systems. EFD Induction started the projectin March 2014 and celebrated its success in April 2016.
EFD Induction Romania celebrates the success of the Green Advanced Technology grant. From the left: Gabriel Stanciu Managing Director in EFD Induction Romania, Guri Bjønnes Hotvedt Innovation Norway, Bernhard Roglin and Goganau Florin.
“This has been an important milestone in the growth of EFD Induction Romania,” comments EFD Induction Group CEO Bjørn Eldar Petersen. “The Green Advanced Technology project has helped us turn the Vidra facility into a manufacturing hub for advanced solutions—a true center of excellence that benefit the entire EFD Induction Group"
"The purpose of the project was twofold. Firstly to increase efficiency in production of induction heating equipment by improving staff knowledge (over 143 trainees in different qualifing trainings).The second purpose was to help the environment by replacing polluting methods of heating with clean induction technology and aquisition of new advanced eco and energy friendly equipment", underlines Managing Director Gabriel Stanciu in EFD Induction Romania.
Induction coil production in EFD Induction Romania.
Norway Grants is a grants distribution programme through which Norway support economic and social development in European Union (EU)member states. The award made to EFD Induction is part of a Norway Grants programme called Green Industry Innovation, an initiative aimed at nurturing environmentally responsible development.
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