About

History

In 1964,Christos G. Vakirtzis, an Electrical & Mechanic Engineer graduate,established C. VAKIRTZIS LTD. The company secured the representation of numerous international architectural lighting manufacturing firms.
In 1967 Christos Vakirtzis established his own production unit in Koropi, Attika.
In its privately owned premises, C.VAKIRTZIS LTD  started producing metal ceiling systems and a range of fittings and assembly of semi-finished imported lighting fixtures.
In 1974,SMEKA Ltd. was established and in 1996 the two companies were joined under the name of SMEKA S.A. In 1999, Maria C. Vakirtzi, the daughter of Christos G. Vakirtzis, succeeded him as  chairman of the Company and moved the SMEKA S.A. showroom in a new private property located at  78. Spyrou Merkouri St. in the center of Athens.
SMEKA S.A. has since then grown in size and projects and is now considered one of the most important Architectural Lighting Supplier Firms operating in Greece, recognized and respected among partners and clients. Michael H.Karousis and Christos H. Karousis., grandsons of the founder Christos G.Vakirtzis,run today the business,aiming to expand SMEKA SA locally and abroad.
The Company represents international lighting manufacturing firms such as ERCO, LIMBURG,BEGA,SELUX,DESIGNED ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING, REGGIANI, WHITEGOODS,LUCENT LIGHTING,LIGHTGRAPHIX, XAL,WEVER DUCRE,LOUIS POULSEN,LEDLINEAR,TOBIAS GRAU,ASTRO,HUNZA and others.
At the same time, SMEKA SA offers its own local production of lighting fixtures and metal ceiling systems.SMEKA SA undertakes interior and exterior lighting projects while in the showroom a large selection of decorative lighting is held. The projects that have been undertaken demonstrate the broad experience and expertise offered by the company.


Mission
Our mission is to develop, manufacture, promote and distribute high quality innovative products to improve living spaces, using minimum energy.


Vision
Our vision is to add value to the quality of lighting and living.We will continuously strive to improve the company and our products by combining the strength from our long standing experience with the adaptability and agility of a modern corporation.

Commitment to quality
SMEKA SA is certified under ISO900:2008 for the activity, production and trading of light fixtures and metal ceiling systems.

Corporate Social Responsibility
SMEKA SA  follows and complies witht he rules of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in environmental protect issues, child labor, health and safety standards in the workplace, social equality/solidarity. SMEKA SA respects achievements. SMEKA SA is willing to assistin special social projects and activations, upon request, and support organizations that operate under the same values as our company.  


SMEKA S.A
78 Sp.Merkouri Str.
11634 Athens, Greece
Tel: 0030-210 7228504
e-mail: info@smeka.gr

 

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