Internationally recognized expertise and solutions implemented around the globe.
produced in 2022
produced in 2022
tons of lead
produced in 2022
% approx of own needs in lead materials
covered by the Komotini Plant
in adjusted EBITDA in 2021
in turnover in 2021
investments between 2018-2021
5-year business plan (2021-2026) ongoing
operating in Europe and the US
Our people are experts, working with passion and commitment. Quality is at the heart of everything we do. We believe quality is about carefully selecting only the best: investing in state-of-the art infrastructure, designing and implementing the most lean and flexible processes.
Excellent customer service
We want to know everything about your business, the broader environment you operate in, and exactly what you want to achieve. For over 30 years we have formed close partnerships with our customers, gaining intimate knowledge of a broad range of industries.
We are driven by our commitment to continuous improvement. Endlessly curious about the potential of the industries we serve, we combine the benefits of our hands-on experience with the world of opportunities that the very latest technology provides.
Member of the Olympia Group
Sunlight Group is member of Olympia, an international investment Group with a diversified business ecosystem that spans eight countries, founded by Panos Germanos in 1980. Its focus is on creating a better future, for its companies as well as for the communities and environments it serves.
The group has a global reputation as a strong “family brand”. In recent years Olympia Group has transformed itself into a market-oriented group, whilst also closely upholding the values of entrepreneurship that have been passed down by Panos Germanos, and are embodied by all the Group’s companies.
Sunlight Group completes acquisition of Sunlight European Battery Assembly (SEBA) and Sunlight Italy
Sunlight Group continues its robust expansion plan via the acquisition of 51% of the share capital of A. Müller GmbH.
Acquisition of 80% of PBM S.R.L. by the Sunlight Group
Sunlight signs an acquisition agreement for 70% of Technoform, a Kilkis-based company that designs and manufactures state-of the-art molds and components.
Launch of inaugural “RISE to the Challenge” development program.
Additional €50m investment boosts production capacity to 7GWh by Q3 2022
Seagull SA and Sunlight Group are joining forces for a strategic partnership, resulting in the provision of an integrated lithium battery solution that will cover the energy needs of the new, modern storage and distribution centres of SEAGULL SA in Attica and Thessaloniki.
Subsidiary establishment in the United States of America
Sunlight Group develops the first “smart” Lithium battery for eIVs (electrical Industrial Vehicles), dynamically entering the up-and-coming lithium battery market
We receive EMAS certification for our Recycling plant. Also, a new Assembly Hub operates in Verona, Italy to better serve our partners.
Sunlight Group absorbs Sunlight Recycling, attaining better synergies.
Sunlight Group's Industrial Complex is fully rebuilt with improved infrastructure and new machinery
1.94 mil. batteries – new production record and € 194.5 mil. annual turnover.
Sunlight Group’s employees: 820
Sunlight Group’s employees: 757
Environmental initiative of companies from various sectors aiming to achieve proper lead-acid battery recycling. The Green Mission is a SUNLIGHT RECYCLING’s initiative. - € 153.9 mil. annual turnover
Sunlight Group’s employees: 620
Certification to ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) for Sunlight Recycling
Sunlight Group employees: 565
Launch of Sunlight Recycling, a state-of-the-art European lead battery recycling plant in Komotini.
€ 120 mil. annual turnover
€ 96.2 mil. annual turnover - Sunlight Group’s employees: 430
Foundation of ALSE (Advanced Lithium Systems Europe) company through a joint venture with the German ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH
Completed the expansion of the factory and the supply chain and transportation management centre in Xanthi.
Production of 1,000,000 industrial-type batteries, by expanding the equipment (2 automated COS assembly lines, along with Inbatec machinery). - Installation of specialized systems in the manufacturing plant’s production areas
Spin off the industrial sector from GERMANOS S.A. and establishment of SYSTEMS SUNLIGHT S.A company.
Certification to OHSAS 18001 (Health & Safety System for human resources)
New closed-type lead industrial batteries (VRLA) production line
Certification to the ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) Installation in Crete of the first interconnected photovoltaic station in Greece, with installed power of 168 KWp
Commencement of vertical production of submarine and OPzS/OPzV industrial type batteries
Certification to ISO 9001 (Quality Assurance System)
Design and production of dry cell batteries, using Zinc – Chloride –technology, which are friendly to the environment (without mercury).
Acquisition of the battery manufacturing plant located in Neo Olvio, in Xanthi, by GERMANOS S.A.