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2019
Excellence in Innovation - Olivetti Day, Superpartes

The prestigious 2019 Excellence in Innovation Award was presented to Ali Reza Arabnia, the winner for this first edition, on Olivetti Day, an event dedicated to the figure and the vision of Adriano Olivetti himself.

2017
Best Workplace for Women

Geico was named one of the 20 Best Workplaces for Women, an award given to companies rated by women as the best Italian companies to work for.

2017
Best Working Spaces

The Great Place to Work® Institute has recognized Laura’s Garden of Thoughts as one of Italy’s best places to work.

2017
The ASFOR Award for Excellence

The Board of Directors of ASFOR (the Italian Association for Managerial Training, whose goal is to develop managerial culture in Italy and to certify the offering of management training courses) conferred the 2018 ASFOR Award for Excellence to entrepreneur Ali Reza Arabnia for the vision and entrepreneurial action with which he was able to revamp Geico Group, which has become one of the world leaders in the automotive plant engineering sector in just 5 years’ time: a leadership position that was further consolidated in 2011 through the alliance established with Taikisha. The award was given in recognition of the ethical values and conduct that Ali Reza Arabnia has succeeded in instilling in his personnel, and in the company’s modus operandi.

2017
The SURCAR Cannes - Innovation Award

It was with the Smart Paintshop project that Geico won the auto body painting industry’s most prestigious award: the Surcar Cannes Innovation Award.
The Smart Paintshop, which was introduced for the first time worldwide, launched the Group into the industry 4.0 trend by revolutionizing the traditional concept of auto body paintshops.

2017
The Great Place to Work Award

Geico ranked among the top ten Great Places to Work® in Italy, an award dedicated to workplace culture. The Best Working Spaces award, for the best workplace among Italian companies, was also received by Laura’s Garden of Thoughts.
Geico was even named one of the 20 Best Workplaces for Women, an award given to companies rated by women as the best Italian companies to work for.
The Great Place to Work® Institute prepares the “List of the Best Work Environments” on an annual basis, for 40 different countries around the world. Each list indicates the companies with the best work environments in a particular country or region of the world.

2016
The Daimler Supplier Award

Geico Taikisha was nominated as one of the German automaker Daimler’s top suppliers and partners for the International Procurement Services category.

2015
The “Best to Brianza Award” - Category “Next”

As a new strategic asset, the Group’s young executive vice president, Daryush Arabnia, received the “Next” Award at the 2015 Best to Brianza Awards dedicated to generational continuity: an economic and corporate value that guarantees the company’s progress in pursuit of success.

2015
The Torretta Award

Geico won the corporate social responsibility award, distinguishing itself among companies nationwide for its solidarity, capacity for innovation, humanity, and sense of civic duty. The award is sponsored by the Municipality of Sesto San Giovanni and Banca Credito Cooperativo.

2015
SURCAR Shanghai

Geico Taikisha won the Innovation Award for the second year in a row. What drew the attention was the innovative J-Hive project, patented by Geico: an octagonal painting booth that meets the increasingly sophisticated needs of automakers by offering a 22% reduction in energy consumption, as well as a decreased costs with respect to any other installed solution currently available on the market.

2014
Ali Reza Arabnia, Knight of the Order of Merit for Labor

During a prestigious ceremony held at Rome’s Quirinale Palace, the President, Chairman and CEO of Geico, Ali Reza Arabnia, was awarded the honor of Knight of the Order of Merit for Labor by Giorgio Napolitano, the President of Italy at the time.

2014
SURCAR Shanghai

Geico received three Awards at SURCAR Shanghai, the world’s largest international conference dedicated to the main players operating in the auto body processing and painting sector.

  • The Technology Award, due to the success history of the Qoros plant, which was created as a result of a joint venture between the Chinese company Chery and the Israeli company Quantum.
  • The Innovation Award, due to Geico’s technologies and their applications throughout the Chinese market, with customer expectations and energy savings being placed above all else.
  • The Jury Award. Geico won the approval of the entire independent committee of industry technicians and experts, who were asked to evaluate not only the technical and innovative aspects of the various presentations, but also the performance quality.
2013
The “From Father to Son - the passion for doing business” Award

Geico won the fifth edition of the “From Father to Son – the passion for doing business” award for the “Internationalization” category. The award is promoted by the financial consulting company Eidos Partners, in conjunction with the Milan and Monza Brianza Chambers of Commerce, and with the support of Borsa Italiana, Schroders Private Banking, Deloitte, Negri-Clementi Studio Legale Associato and Bain & Company.

2013
The Qoros Supplier Award

Geico received an award from the Automaker QOROS for its paintshop in Souzhou with a production capacity of 200,000 auto bodies/year. Thanks to the use of Geico technologies, the plant has been recognized as the world’s most modern, boasting a 33% reduction in energy consumption and CO2 emissions.

2012
Certificate of Honor

Geico received a “Certificate of Honor” for its excellent presentation during the “15th National Paint and Finishing Technology Seminar” held in Hefei, China.
Geico focused its presentation on its innovation and sustainability projects and how they’ve been applied at the QOROS plant, one of the most important in all of China, and the most innovative in the world in terms of technological solutions and energy efficiency.

2012
The Lorenzetti Award

Geico received the Ambrogio Lorenzetti Award for corporate governance, ranking first among unlisted companies in the “Independence of directors, minority rights and transparency” category. The Award was established by GC Governance Consulting as a means of acknowledging boards of directors, companies, institutions, managers and administrators who have adopted good corporate management practices over the past three years.

2012
The Spiga d’Oro Award

The President, Chairman and CEO of Geico, Ali Reza Arabnia, receives the Spiga d’Oro award at the event’s 22nd edition. He received the award in recognition of his ability to instill his company with a culture of innovation, excellence and technology, openness to the international markets, and respect for the workplace and workers, as well as his valuable contributions to the social, cultural and civic development of the surrounding communities.

2012
Best to Brianza Award – “Innovation” Category

Geico took first place in the innovation category thanks to its excellent research and development facility: the Pardis Innovation Centre.

2012
Best to Brianza Award - Best of the Best

Geico won the 2012 edition of the BtoB Awards as the best industrial company in Brianza.

2009
Mitsubishi Motors – Atestado de Fornencimiento

The Group’s Brazilian partner, Falcare Equipamientos Industriais, received an award from Mitsubishi Motors of Brazil for the Catalão City plant, where the Pajero Sport, Pajero TR4, L200 pickup and Triton pickup are produced.

2008
The General Motors Safety Performance Award

On December 30, General Motors India awarded Geico the first prize for safety at the Talegaon work site.
4.6 million working hours without a single workplace accident.

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