Awarded at the XII Mobis Award Gala
List of Mobis Award Winners 2015
The Commander Carlos Aquino began business activity with the founding of the Aquinos group, which is now one of the world's largest producers of sofas. With constant investments in infrastructure and technology, the Aquinos group is currently one of the five best groups in the world in terms of technology and management, working in this sector. In 1985 there were 6 employees, today there are more than 2. 000, at the beginning 100% of production was to the domestic market, currently exports 91% of what it produces. Representing 14% of national exports, the Group opened last year a mattress factory, which represents an investment of 23 million euros and is the most advanced in the world in technological terms. In July this year, a foam factory was started, using new environmentally friendly technologies, an investment of around 20 million euros. Awarded with the Commendare of the Order of Corporate Merit, Industrial Merit Class, by the President of the Republic in June this year, Carlos Aquino is proof that believing and fighting is the strength for success. To be produced for large chain stores in the world, it is one of those responsible for the increase in Portuguese exports, and also for the low unemployment rate in areas of the country where it has factories, which automatically reproduces in the decrease in the Portuguese unemployment rate. Awarded with the Commendare of the Order of Corporate Merit, Industrial Merit Class, by the President of the Republic in June this year, Carlos Aquino is proof that believing and fighting is the strength for success.
Mattresses - CEO Vitor Marinheiro
Created in 1951, in São João da Madeira, Molaflex pioneered the manufacture of mattresses and springs in Portugal. He is currently a specialist in rest applying different technologies in the production of spring mattresses and technical foam. Over more than 60 years, the company has consolidated its position with constant investments in the area of quality and innovation, which guarantees it to remain at the top of the market and enjoy great public notoriety. The constant commitment to innovation and development allows you to monitor and often anticipate changes in the market. Thanks to the quality in the manufacture and marketing of its products, the brand responds to the need to create a bed with the guarantee of a healthy rest.
Machinery and Equipment - CEO Amaro Martins
Marjos has 35 years of experience in the field of technical consulting, supply of industrial equipment, training and technical assistance. The company, which is based in Vila do Conde, is the national leader of wood machinery and equipment and recently allied itself with the world leader of the Homag Group area. With a strong presence in the market, Marjos develops commercial, technical and financial studies and the sale of equipment solutions for all sub-sectors of the wood industry, in addition to developing key industrial projects in hand.