Currently the Group employs 300 people and in 2013 it generated an annual turnover slightly over 100 million Euro. The Group has also expanded its operations in the neighbouring country of Bulgaria and in Cyprus.
The Saracakis Group, which comprises 9 companies, mainly operates in the automotive and machinery sector and is characterized by a strong, diversified brand portfolio, excellent infrastructure, sound financial standing. The 3 key operations of the Saracakis Group involve:
1. Import-Distribution: the Group has been for several decades the sole official importer-distributor of trucks, buses, construction equipment, marine and industrial engines, forklift trucks, automobiles, motorcycles, general purpose engines, generators, spare parts and accessories. It has been representing major multinational manufacturers such as AB Volvo, Renault Trucks, Honda Motor Co., Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Komatsu Ltd., DuPont etc. As of lately, it has expanded its activities in the import-distribution of well-established tire and battery manufacturers, as well as to own-label lubricant products.
2. Retail: the Group has invested in establishing company-owned car dealerships of high standards. Currently these sites handle Volvo, Honda, Mitsubishi, Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Abarth vehicles. Furthermore, the Group is operating two commercial vehicles retail sites.
3. Services: the Group offers insurance brokerage services, financing schemes, leasing options.
Apart from being certified with ISO 14001, the Group systematically implements various programs concerned with the protection of the environment and the improvement of the quality of life for its employees, partners and the society at large.
In the core of the Group´s mentality is to continuously invest in people, processes and premises whilst the Group always seeks to explore new business opportunities and expand its activities.