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Eska one of the finalists for Koning Willem I prize

24 April 2018

Today Eska received a visit from two members of the Committee of the Koning Willem I Prize, who announced that the company was selected as one of the three finalists of the prestigious Koning Willem I Prize in the category ‘large businesses’. 

From left to right: mr B. Haverlag (Committee), mr L. Valkonet (Eska), mr R.J. van der Kooi (Eska), mr M. van Pernis (Committee)
From left to right: mr B. Haverlag (Committee), mr L. Valkonet (Eska), mr R.J. van der Kooi (Eska), mr M. van Pernis (Committee)

This independent prize for entrepreneurship is presented every two years to companies that have shown daring, decisiveness, sustainability, perseverance and good entrepreneurship.

The committee is named after King William I, who was known for his spirit of commerce. It has been rewarding successful companies that qualify the criteria every two years since 1958. Her Majesty Queen Máxima is the honorary chairwoman of the committee.

At Eska we are extremely proud that we are nominated for this prize. We consider this as a fantastic achievement and a clear indication that we are on the right course for our future.

Founded in 1879 in the Netherlands, Eska is the leading manufacturer of sustainable high quality solid board for many applications, including luxury packaging for wine and spirits, beauty and fashion. Eska has two mills in the Netherlands and conducts sales in more than 90 countries.

Our mission is to provide high quality materials and solutions, while utilizing the best in sustainable technologies.