Who We Are
FOURNARAKIS S.A., with a long history since 1948, is one of the leading suppliers of industrial tools and machinery in Greece, which, today, successfully provides a complete business proposal to its hardware stores-partners.
The Leader of Tools with History since 1948
FOURNARAKIS S.A has the leading position in the field of tools and machinery in the Greek market and at the same time, it is one of the most dynamic and rapidly growing Greek companies of recent years. With a history since 1948, it has developed from a family business, mostly focused on the manufacture of iron casting and metallurgical products, to the modern hardware store’s leading supplier in Greece, in the field of industrial tools and machinery. Having gained deep knowledge over the years, the company has developed a powerful group of brands, which are distributed successfully, also internationally.
Together we create the best and most favorite point of sale
for tools in the market and our brands become your customers’
The Main Supplier of Modern Hardware Store
At the center of our corporate activity is our strong product portfolio, which continues to expand and evolve through research and development, selection of high quality raw materials and leading factories, as well as through strategic partnerships representing products of international companies.
In Greece, the company’s activity focuses on the distribution of
a wide range of hand tools, cordless and petrol power tools, power tools accessories, garden and farming tools, painting tools, sealants, as well as security products, of leading brands, which can cover up to 50% of the needs of a hardware store, making the company its main supplier for the categories above.
A Unique Business Proposal
FOURNARAKIS S.A. is more than just another tools supplier. By providing a unique business concept to its partners’ network, the company provides a complete proposal, which ensures the viability and evolution of their stores in a market that is growing and changing rapidly.
By providing a complete service package of store set up and retail design service, as well as innovative product placement equipment, we also support our partners in the proper products display in the store, in order to better serve the end consumers. We have already successfully supported hundreds of stores to be modernized, renovated and developed.
All these years, our successful course is reflected in the market shares of our products, our leading position as a supplier, as well as our strong financial position. Today, our products can be found in 3.000 stores of dealers of the tools, paint sector and hardware sector in Greece and due to our intense export activity we have developed more than 2.000 points of sale around the world and mainly in European countries.
Mission and Vision
Our mission is to build the “future” of the modern traditional market of our industry! To become the main tools and machinery supplier of the modern hardware store, by providing products with the best value for money, fulfilling the expectations of our partners and meeting the requirements of both professional and DIY consumers.
Our vision is to create, along with our partners, the best and most beloved points of sale in the market – modern stores which offer high quality branded products with complete ranges, know-how and customized service.
Our company’s course is over time characterized by ethics in our actions and decisions, creating an environment of trust and equality. Operating with high standards of business behavior and a sense of responsibility towards our consumers, employees and partners, we faithfully follow the code of ethics we have built, in order to be fully consistent with the values we stand for.
Following the constantly changing trends, the needs of consumers and the international developments of the market, we always bring innovative solutions at the level of the product portfolio, but also complete proposals for our partners' stores.
We try to be the best in whatever we do. We aim high, in order to constantly improve all our areas of activity. By feeling like “champions” in what we do, we encourage our people to always do their best, to respond productively to daily job challenges and we empower them to unleash their full potential.
We motivate our people to feel self-responsibility for what they do. Each one of us thinks, decides and acts like he/she owns a part of the company and with a sense of responsibility, we feel personally accountable for the improvement of our operations and systems, but also for the satisfaction of our customers. Each one of us understands that success comes through team effort and that is the reason why our relationships are characterized by mutual respect. So, we are guided by passion, dynamism and commitment to achieve our goals.
ISO Certification 9001:2015
The main concern of our organization is the perfection of our processes, as well as a quality management system, which is evident in all areas of our work, especially in terms of organization and structure, as well as in all contacts between our employees and customers.
All processes of the company are governed by the quality management system ISO 9001: 2015 with the high criteria of evaluation of partnerships, following the best practices of quality and more efficient operation.
ISO Certification 45001:2018
ISO 45001:2018 is an international standard that specifies the requirements for an occupational health and safety management system. This standard focuses on promoting safety and health in the workplace. Certification to ISO 45001 is recognition of FOURNARAKIS S.A.'s commitment to ensuring the safety of its employees in all its activities.
According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), workplace accidents and illnesses continue to be at a high level. ISO 45001 is the first global international standard for occupational health and safety. FOURNARAKIS S.A. is committed to maintaining and continually improving the occupational health and safety management system for the benefit of its employees.