At its second edition, the Loiret Company Trophies, hosted by journalist Jean-Marc Sylvestre, rewarded eight companies from the Loiret department in the following categories: Hope, Innovation, Competence management, Sustainable development, International, Consortium and Special Prize of the Jury.This was an opportunity for me and five other Pentalog employees who were present to discover other local companies, some of them operating in rather surprising fields (pallet selling, aeronautics, electric vehicles, electronic waste management etc.). Pentalog received an award in the International category. Having a presence in six countries, both in terms of sales and production, and speaking seven languages (French, English, Romanian, German, Vietnamese, Hebrew, Russian, to name just the most widely used languages) this is a prize that suits us well.
For 10 years, since we opened our first office abroad, we have always sought to eliminate distances. Products developed in Romania are sold in Germany, products developed in France and Vietnam are sold in Romania etc. French employees have chosen to work in Romania, Moldova, Vietnam, Germany, Romanians are working in France or in Vietnam… For us, globalization is neither a vain word, nor an obstacle, but a tremendous innovation and growth leverage.Today, sales outside France represent one third of our sales figure and are progressing. It is the international factor that has instilled dynamism into our group.The incubator that we created a few months ago is based in Romania, but includes Romanian, French and Vietnamese employees. It has already given birth to a Romanian company which served as a model for its little French sister whose manager appeared on the cover of the latest issue of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry magazine. We have come full circle!We take pride in market recognition, as we enjoy a strong organic growth. And, of course, we are also proud of this award which is a brilliant way to end a year in which we received numerous distinctions: 2nd place at the national strategy competition; we were present for the second year in a row in the Deloitte Technologies Fast 500; Frédéric Lasnier was present at the Academy of entrepreneurs where he stood among the top 120 most dynamic entrepreneurs of France.I would like to thank the members of the jury and Pentalog employees. Go on!