France chooses Canaletas as an official supplier of water coolersThe company won the state competition and with this are distributing their products in hospitals, universities, administrative and other agencies of the French administration
With this award, Canaletas plan to install more than 2,000 water coolers and drinking water fountains in France
The official body responsible for granting has valued aspects such as the financial situation of the supplier, logistics capacity, product quality, price or delivery times, as well as other aspects.
El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona),11 June 2007
The Spanish company Canaletas will distributor to different administrations attached with the French government, after winning with the collaboration of its local distributor HEXOTOL, a public competition organized by the Union des d'Achats Publics Groupements (UGAP),a state agency which is responsible for managing government concessions in France.
Canaletas is a company based in El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona),for over 40 years it has been designing and manufacturing all kinds of water coolers and drinking water fountains. Since its founding, the firm has been distinguished for its innovative character and this commitment has helped Canaletas in developing innovative projects. Today Canaletas is the Europe's most experienced manufacturer of water coolers and drinking fountains and proof of this it is evident in the high number of patents they have.
Specifically, this has enabled the company to become the official provider of water coolers and drinking water fountains which purify mains water. These products are distributed through all kinds of French public institutions, like government agencies, hospitals, universities, schools, town halls, homes or day care centers, among many others.
Winning public competition in France will allow Canaletas significantly increase its turnover, as plans to distribute more than 2,000 water sources throughout the country in the short term. At the moment already been installed in places as significant as the famous university of La Sorbonne in Paris, also in various hospitals and fire stations throughout of the country.
When choosing suppliers for the Public administration, the UGAP needs to value aspects such as the financial situation of enterprises, their logistical capabilities, references, product quality, price or delivery times, among others.
To achieve this award, the Catalan manufacturer has had to undergo the most stringent external controls. Thus, after more than three months of careful analysis, the Official Central Laboratory for Electrical technology, center approved by the European Union is responsible for analyzing equipment, have certified that Canaletas water coolers and drinking water fountains meet the standards set in areas such as stability and product protection, the safety of all its movable components or levels of electromagnetism.
Canaletas CEO Jordi Morera said that "achieving this award is the reward for work well done, because it took a lot of effort to adapt to French law, one of the most demanding in terms of security and control of food hygiene. I am convinced that this award will allow us to enhance our presence in France. "
Canaletas is a family run company founded in 1965, which focuses on the design and manufacture of all types of water coolers and drinking water fountains. Its headquarters are based in El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona),the company has different branches throughout the country and a distribution network covering the majority of European countries, while exporting to many different areas around the world.
Currently, Canaletas is the most experienced manufacturer of water coolers and drinking fountains in Europe and is characterized by its innovative spirit, this can be seen by the numerous patents that have been registered throughout its 45 year history. The company is now run by the second generation and is notable for the quality of its products that stand the test of time and offer a "life cycle" superior to most other water coolers and drinking water fountains on the market.