Viohalco S.A., a Greek heavy industry corporation, was established in 1937, made its debut on the Athens Stock Exchange in 1947 and is included in the FTSE/Athex Large Cap stock exchange index. The company is composed of tens of different companies active in the metal production, steel and aluminum trade. Its president, Nikos Stasinopoulos, is one of the richest businessmen in Greece. The magnitude of this corporation is visible in the fact that 7 percent of Greek exports are made by it. Viohalco’s overall sales for 2006 came to around 2.5 billion euros, with profits of 298 million euros - a 68 percent increase from the previous year.