PROJECT DESIGNATION: VCLN — THE INTERNATIONALLY TRUSTED CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
PROJECT CODE: ALT20-01-0752-FEDER-002594
MAIN OBJECTIVE: STRENGTHEN SME COMPETITIVENESS
INTERVENTION REGION: ALENTEJO
BENEFICIARY ENTITY: VCLN, CONSTRUÇÕES, S.A.
APPROVAL DATE: 31-08-2015
START DATE: 01-07-2015
COMPLETION DATE: 31-12-2017
TOTAL ELIGIBLE COST: €353,205.02
FINANCIAL SUPPORT/EUROPEAN UNION: €158,942.26
As shown and given the strong structure of production and innovation implemented, the company is determined to expand national markets and especially international markets (over a tenfold increase), going from 1 exporting country in 2013 to 5 countries in 2018 (post-project), with new civil construction products and solutions of high added value and complexity (environment and safety) as previously mentioned:
It should be noted that in 2013 we have traded with a dozen different clients in several countries (4), and, with the new technologies (inbound) both in search engines and by online active prospecting, and outbound presence in fairs, we expect to reach 20 clients in 2018, this is almost 100% of total clients.
ACTIVITIES AND EXPECTED RESULTS: (FULL PRODUCTION YEAR)
- SALES: €2,100,000.0
- JOBS CREATED: 4 JOBS
- EXPORTING: 96,43% (*)
(*) BY LEGAL DETERMINATION SUBSEQUENT TO THE APPLICATION AN EXPORTER IN THE CIVIL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WILL HAVE TO HAVE AT LEAST 25% OF HIS/HER SALES IN THE LOCAL MARKET SO THE COMPANY WILL BE CONDITIONED TO A MAXIMUM OF 75% EXPORTS IN THE POST-PROJECT PERIOD.