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Madrid hosts the tenth edition of What Really Matters Congress

Last November 25, Madrid held the tenth edition of What Really Matters Congress at the Municipal Palace of Congresses. The attendance was a complete success and a crowded auditorium enjoyed the assistance of four distinguished speakers: Jaime Garrastazu, cofounder and Marketing manager at Pompeii; Jorge Font, eight times waterskiing disable world champion; Kyle Maynard, champion with disability in wrestling; and Paco Arango, president of Aladina Foundation and film director, screen-writer and producer. What Really Matters (WRM) is a foundation that seeks to promote the development and the diffusion of universal human, ethical and moral values to the public essentially through the development of cultural activities. Its main activities include national and international congresses, national and international volunteering, talks for companies or publication of books, among others. The Group made up of Gonvarri Steel Services, GRI Renewable Industries y Gestamp Renewables, is conscious of the importance of these values for the development of corporate culture and pride of belonging and long ago established a collaboration with the Foundation....

Road Steel takes part in Intertraffic Mexico

Road Steel, business line of Gonvarri Steel Services, took recently part in Intertraffic México, exhibition held in Ciudad de Mexico between the 16th and 18th of November. Road Steel attended the event aiming to make themselves known in the Aztec country and to show its ideas and solutions in the field of road safety infrastructures. Currently, Road Steel has a strong presence in the American continent with headquarters in Itagüí (Colombia) and Arizona (USA). Intertraffic is organised once every two years to ensure that the products shown at the exhibition are totally new. Innovation is the key word at Intertraffic. This exhibition is the place where almost 27,000 professional visitors and exhibitors meet, network and do business with each other. There are met from manufacturers and importers to local agents for products in the field of mobility solutions in the segments Smart Mobility, Infrastructure, Traffic Management, Safety and...

GBS takes part in the Construye-TIC 2016 forum

GBS (Gestamp Biomass Solutions) took part last 9th of November in the third edition of Construye-TIC. The event, held at the Congress Palace of Cádiz, presented the most recent updates on TIC deployment in order to enhance competitiveness on construction and development companies. Alejandro Páez Moreno, CEO of Gestamp Biomass Solutions, exposed about ‘R+D+i role in the creation of sustainable competitive advantages’, lecture from which he highlighted, amongst other ideas, that innovation and its proper management are key factors in order to enable a competitive advantage with regard to competitors and, subsequently, this happens by creating new values in the shape of products, services, processes and so on. Construye-TIC is yearly organized by FAEC (Federación Provincial de Agrupaciones de Empresarios de la Construcción de Cádiz) and Evolucionapp, an event that addresses the utilization of new technologies to boost the sector. The main objective of this experience is to carry out a pedagogical and awareness exposure about the usage and applications of TICs to solve sector’s...

Digital Talent Award in the 2nd Edition of Expansión 50 Best Digital Ideas

Today we add a new award! We have won the Digital Talent award in the second Edition of Expansión 50 Best Digital Ideas. With this, there are already 13 prizes awarded to this initiative that keeps growing and changing. Soon, Emotional Driving will arrive to schools in order to reinforce road safety among the youngest. The project started locally, at the factories of the company, where employees and their relatives provided the content whilst they received training and optimistic talks to strengthen their awareness on road safety. The award received today acknowledges the Digital Talent as a transmedia project, that beyond a book, it has a mobile app and a web series. Also, the project is available in English, German, Portuguese and Russian, aiming to reach the most people it...

Emotional Driving receives Prevencionar award as best project on Road Safety

Emotional Driving has received Prevencionar Award as best Project on road safety. According to the jury, the prize is awarded due to the “perfect planning and implementation of ‘Emotional Driving’ project, as well as for its satisfactory results”. Gonvarri won the prize against other important competitors as Johnson & Johnson, Alsa, Truckdeal and Egarsat. Altogether, a sum of 349 applications were presented to the first edition of Prevencionar Awards. With this one, there are 12 international awards already won in different categories, as Internal Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility and, this time, Road Safety. The award ceremony took place last Tuesday at Ramón Areces Foundation, that gathered about 400 people from different areas and from Occupational Risks and Human Resources...

Gonvarri participates at ForoBurgos 2016 on Digital Transformation

Gonvarri Steel Services has taken part in the exhibition “A travel in time through Burgos’ industry”, within ForoBurgos 2016, that finished yesterday at Casa del Cordón in Burgos under the Digital Transformation topic. Through a dramatized tour and digital materials as virtual reality, augmented reality or video mapping, visitors got to know the trajectory of the steel company, as well as its business, its international presence or the technology used in the development of its product. Gonvarri has also participated in several discussions and panels with César García Leal, General Manager at Gonvarri Iberia and UK, and Néstor Lacarra, General Manager of Strategy, Management Systems and Innovation, respectively. The first day was about technology and industrial changes; whilst the second, open to public, addressed the topic of entrepreneurship in digital world and human resources’ digital competencies. This is the eighth edition of ForoBurgos initiative, held with the goal to become into a referral regional event, committed to strength the relationship between the company and society, adding value to the entrepreneur, the transmission of knowledge and the increase of...