Romano Volta, Chairman of Datalogic S.p.A., received the “Business Innovation Prize” during the “VII Giornata della Ricerca” (7th edition of the Meeting dedicated to Research), organised by the Italian Industrialists Association

Rome, Italy, November 6 2009 - Romano Volta, Chairman of Datalogic S.p.A., on November 6th in Rome, during the "VII Research Meeting" organised by the Italian Industrialists Association, received the Business Innovation Prize awarded to Datalogic in view of its ability to expand in Italy and worldwide through investments in innovation.
The "Meeting dedicated to Research" was also attended by the President of the Italian Republic, Honourable Giorgio Napolitano, to highlight the importance of the topic for the country's development, as well as the Minister of Education, University and Research, Mariastella Gelmini, and the Chairlady of the Italian Industrialists Association, Emma Marcegaglia.

The Award was assigned to Datalogic in the Large Enterprise category for the 2009 edition of the "Business Innovation Prize" for "having improved its competitive standing on a strongly innovative market through change management and on-going innovation in all areas of the organisation".

"I cannot but state my satisfaction for such recognition, awarded to us during this important meeting dedicated to Research - The chairman, Romano Volta declared - which proves the commitment of every Italian businessman in fostering substantial actions that enable our country to expand constantly. Datalogic, today just like over 35 years ago, has always aimed at investing in innovation and has often even anticipated changes in order to compete on markets across the whole wide world".

Year-in-year-out Datalogic continues to invest in innovation. "We boast a fortune of over 850 patents across the world - Mauro Sacchetto pointed out, CEO of Datalogic S.p.A - and we invest roughly 9% of our turnover in R&D each year. These are the substantial facts of innovation for Datalogic, a company that has become a leader on reference markets thanks to its daily efforts in researching the best technological and managerial solutions". "Datalogic's facilities in Vietnam - Mr. Sacchetto continued - aim in this same direction with the opening of a new plant in the High Tech Park of Saigon in Vietnam (SHTP), a centre that specialises in the production, research and development of cutting edge technologies. All this is further proof of our commitment in creating a global, innovative and technologically advanced business.

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