Greek company, Mega Disposables SA is one of the largest manufacturers of personal hygiene products in Europe. Founded 40 years ago, Mega SA has grown organically to become today Greece’s market leader in the personal hygiene sector.
With a portfolio of well-known brands, that have gained consumers’ trust, such us EveryDay, Pom Pon, BabyCare, Babylino, Tipers, Wet Hankies, ΜΕΓΑ, Sani etc built her very own 100% Greek product line for personal hygiene. Her holistic product range is designed to provide top performance paired with unmatched, proven respect to the skin, addressing the personal hygiene needs of consumers of all age groups.
Thanks to an innovative mindset and the deployment of state-of-the-art technology, the company has made remarkable progress over the years. Specifically, from 2010 to 2019, MEGA increased its turnover by 187%, expanded its privately-owned facilities in Attica to more than 62,000 square meters, achieved a nine-fold growth of its export activity, and increased her personnel by 127%. Today MEGA is classified among the ten largest suppliers in Greece’s domestic retail industry,* and is the only company – producer of an entire portfolio of branded personal hygiene products that maintains all her production sites in the country.
Her goal is the development of top quality, innovative products with a Greek identity and signature. Investing constantly in acquiring state-of-the art production machinery, reinforces the effectiveness of her manufacturing capabilities. Strategically investing in research and development through a fully equipped and resourced R&D department.
Solid promise to employees, consumers, shareholders and stakeholders, is to always operate responsibly as part of her commitment to the Greek economy and the well-being of the communities she operate in, as a small token of appreciation for the trust received from them.
This commitment is reflected in the internal procedures and policies, as well as in the actions developed via the implementation of social responsibility programs, as she aim to grow her business, while reducing her environmental footprint.
Distinctions – Awards
Product Safety Award by European Commission for Babylino Sensitive
In 2019, the Greek baby diapers Babylino Sensitive received the Product Safety Award from the European Commission. This top distinction reflects the top and non-negotiable priority of MEGA to produce an absolutely safe baby product: Babylino Sensitive. A product that has been recognized for its extremely high level of safety for infant skin, after a strict evaluation by EU’s special selection jury.
MEGA “True Leader” of the Greek Economy for the 9th consecutive year
True Leaders distinction rewards and promotes businesses that face economic growth. Out of a total of 15,000 thousand companies surveyed, MEGA is among the 70 companies that have been distinguished on the basis of published results, while meeting objectively the following measurable criteria:
- Included in the 500 Most Profitable Companies or the 200 Most Profitable Groups for 2018
- They are among the 500 Companies or 150 Groups with the largest number of staff and have increased their staff from 2017 to 2018
- They are in the top positions of their Branch based Turnover
- Have a High ICAP Credit Score
Kouros Business Award 2019
MEGA Disposables received the important 2019 Kouros Prize for its important export activity, in the presence of the President of the Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos.
The Entrepreneurship Club honors the 25th Anniversary Entrepreneurship of Innovation, Extraversion, Timelessness and Responsibility, awarding the historic Kouros Entrepreneurship Awards to entrepreneurs who lead their organizations to outstanding performance based on financial growth.
Two significant awards at Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2019
MEGA received the Silver Award in the category Innovation for the Babylino Sensitive product and the Gold Award in the category Corporate Social Responsibility for the Integrated Corporate Responsibility Program entitled ” Actions of Care”.
MEGA protagonist of the Greek Economy 2019 for Personal Hygiene Sector
MEGA won another major distinction in this year’s “Protagonists of the Greek Economy 2019” Awards, confirming for another year its strong financial growth and its contribution to the Greek economy.
Triple distinction for MEGA at self-service Excellence Awards 2018
The 100% Greek company, MEGA, received three awards at “self-service Excellence Awards 2018” award ceremony:
- Gold Award in the “Important Investment” category for its continuous investment plan in its state-of-the-art factory facilities in Athens.
- Gold Award in the category “Best Retail Practices / Retailers” in collaboration with Lidl Hellas. The program concerned the donation of over 340,000 baby diapers in order to meet the needs of all members of the Union “Together for the Child” and for over a year.
- Silver Award in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) category – for the Health Prevention Program for the elderly titled «Alzheimer’s Campaign”. The program is being held for the fourth consecutive year in collaboration with the Mission of the Holy Archdiocese of Athens and the Karelleio Center Alzheimer Center.
*Source : Nielsen. ScanTrack Service Top Suppliers Review YTD ending 3rd November 2019, TOTAL GREECE & ISLANDS & DISCOUNTERS