COCO-MAT Receives Okeo-Tex Standard 100 Certification
COCO-MAT a leading manufacturer of eco-friendly mattresses has been awarded the Okeo-tex 100 certification.The Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 is a globally uniform testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate and end products at all stages of production.
- (1888PressRelease) December 08, 2010 - "Receiving the Oeko-Tex Standard 100 Certification further validates COCO-MAT' s sustainable and all natural message," says Janis Tripodakis, Director of Strategy and Development, for the COCO-MAT Shop at ABC Carpet and Home in NYC. "Our sleep products are made out of natural organic raw materials such as silk, wood, wool, cotton, seaweed, coco-fiber, and natural rubbers, allowing the customer to literally sleep on nature while offering a better night's sleep. COCO-MAT is dedicated to providing consumers with products that promote health and wellness."
This certification gives a stronger backing to COCO-MAT's already strong commitment to providing sustainable and eco-friendly products to their customers world-wide. As further evidence, here are a few of COCO-MAT's other achievements in the past two decades.
o Corporate Social Responsibility Award for HR/Equal Opportunities by the Greek Advertisers' Association
o Corporate Superbrand Award 2010
o Greek Business Award for Environmentally-Friendly Products
o Oeko-Tex® Standard 100
* 2003 - 2009
o "Best retail store award" by the Hellenic Retail Business Association
o "European Corporate Responsibility Award" by the E-I Consulting Group
o "Entrepreneurial Excellence Award" of the Ministry of Development of Greece
o "Human Resource Prize" of KPMG
o "Paul Efmorfidis: Quality Manager of the Year" by the European Organisation for Quality
o EFQM Award winner in TQM
o The Industry Week Award for companies outside USA
* 1998 - 2002
o EFQM Prize winner in TQM (several years)
o International Award «Environment and Peace»
o "High Quality of Products and Services Award" by the E.U. of Companies and Businessmen
o "Safe Award" by the EU Department for Public Health and Safety in the work environment
o First Place on the Cambridge University's research, Business & the Environment Programme for Industry - "Ethical Value"
* 1993- 1997
o "Prize for Research and Use of Natural, Innovative Raw Materials" of the Henry Ford Foundation
o "Business & Environment Award" by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry
o "Quality Assurance Award" of the ADAPT Initiative, EU
o "Quality Award" by the Ministry of Development of Greece
o The first mattress manufacturing company in Europe to be ISO 9001 approved
o "Pioneering Production Methods and Environmentally-friendly Products Award" by the Ministry of Development of Greece
o Eco Label Award for mattresses