SMI S.p.A. has been awarded a prize in the "Top Investors in China 2011" section of the sixth edition of China Awards, an event organized by the Italy China Foundation in collaboration with Milano Finanza, with the partnership of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China and under the patronage of the Italy-China Chamber of Commerce.
The China Awards are annual prize-givings for the Italian companies who have best seized the opportunities of the market development in China and for the Chinese companies who have distinguished theirselves in Italy. The prizes, divided into seven categories, have been awarded by a panel chaired by Cesare Romiti(President of the Italy-China Foundation) and Paolo Panerai(Vice President and Managing Director of Classeditori), and made up of Gabriele Capolino(Director and Associate Editor MF-Milano Finanza), Franco Cutrupia(President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in China), Osvaldo De Paolini (Director of MF-Milano Finanza), Giancarlo Lanna(President of Simest), Marco Mutinelli(Professor of Business Management at the University of Brescia), Pasquale Natuzzi(President of Natuzzi), Mario Zanone Poma(President of the Italy-China Chamber of Commerce).
The "Top Investors in China" award is dedicated to the Italian companies who have significantly invested in China in 2011. The prize was collected on 24 November 2011 by Ennio Nava, managing director of SMI, during a charity dinner at Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan whose proceeds have been donated to Lifeline Express, a non-profit organization offering free medical care and surgical operations thanks to hospital trains which travel in the more isolated and poorest regions of China.
SMI and the Chinese market
With more than 4,000 machines installed all over the world and a turnover of 83.3 millions Euros in 2010, SMI is among the worldwide leaders in the manufacturing of high-tech packaging machines and bottling plants chiefly for the food & beverage market. In China SMI is present through two representative offices, located in the big industrial hubs of Nanjing and Guangzhou, offering both sales and after-sales technical assistance to the over 500 machines installed in the country. Thanks to a highly specialized local staff, SMI is constantly engaged in giving its customers a more and more efficient support, suitable to the specific demands of a market in continuous evolution. With this policy and in order to contribute to the process of modernization of many bottling plants in China through its hi-tech machines, SMI has decided to further strengthen its presence with the opening in Beijing of the subsidiary SMI Machinery Beijing Co. Ltd.
The European Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR) on the protection of personal data has been fully applicable since May 25th, 2018. This is an important goal, because it lays down rules relating to the processing of personal data for all Countries within the Union. Every company of the SMI Group planned a series of activities, assets or operational modes to comply with the regulation and put into practice the protection of personal data. Here is a list of actions taken to comply with the European Regulation and our policy on personal data processing.
Lawfulness of processing All activities relating to personal data processing shall be lawful (consent, contract obligations, vital interests of the data subject or of third parties, compliance with legal obligations to which the controller is subject, public interest or exercise of official authority, legitimate interest pursued by the controller or by third parties).
Information document The information statement has been improved and updated to the new regulations (art. 13 and 14 GDPR).
Rights of the data subjects (right of access, right to erasure-right to be forgotten, right to restriction of processing, right to object, right to data portability) Technical and organization measures have been adopted to ensure the data subject's exercise of his rights and to meet the data subject requirements.
Controllers, processors Based on the new principle of “accountability”, SMI Group organization was re-defined, in order to proactively ensure integral compliance with the Regulation. Redefinition of the role of data processors and service suppliers whose activity implies personal data processing.
Risk of data processing; accountability measures taken by controllers and processors (Impact assessment, record of processing activities, security of processing, data breach) The “Conformity document”, including records of data processing activity, plans, adopts and demonstrates all technical and organizational measures taken to adequately perform the data processing activities and specifies the necessary procedures to be adopted to notify data breach.
Transfer of personal data to international organizations Smi Group adheres to the general principles and guarantees concerning the transfer of personal data to third Countries.
The Controller is: SMI S.p.A. Head office: Via Carlo Ceresa, 10 - 24015 San Giovanni Bianco (BG) - ITALIA VAT nr: IT03942700166 - R.E.A. 421708 For further information, write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
According to the European Regulation 679/2016, the data subject is entitled to exercise the rights set forth in the Regulation. The integral version of art. 15; 16; 17; 18; 20; 21; 77 of the European Regulation is attached to this document.
SMI S.p.A. Sede amministrativa: Via Carlo Ceresa, 10 - 24015 San Giovanni Bianco (BG) - ITALIA Sede legale: Via Monte Grappa, 7 - 24121 Bergamo (BG) - ITALIA C.F. e P. IVA IT03942700166 - R.E.A. 421708 Capitale Sociale Euro 5.000.000 i.v.