On 10 May 2011 the first ever Romanian Business Award was presented to CSi during the Romanian Business day in the Kyocera Stadium in The Hague. Mr Kees Oosting, CSi’s chief operations officer and DGA CSi Industries, received the award from the Romanian Ambassador, Mr Calin Fabian. The award aims to recognise the success of Dutch entrepreneurs in Romania and is an initiative of the Dutch Romanian Network (DRN).

The winner

CSi Industries supplies fully integrated materials handling systems and offers a complete package from initial design to production, assembly, delivery, installation and commissioning. CSi maintains a strong market position with producers of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), distributors and the packaging industry. CSi employs up to 400 people and achieves a turnover of around €50m. CSi opened its production facility in Cluj Napoca in Romania in 2005.

The award

A professional jury which was led by Mr Ralph Hamers, chairman of the advisory council of the DRN, selected a company, according to certain criteria, which has developed commercial activities in Romania in an innovative and successful way. Particular attention was given to social engagement and personal entrepreneurship. CSi met the jury’s criteria with high scores, especially with regards to business sustainability, strategic importance of activities and sustainable entrepreneurship. After receiving the award Mr Oosting thanked the jury and emphasised the importance of the achievement of job satisfaction amongst all of CSi’s employees.