Vivid Technology Wins Coca-Cola Amatil 2019 Partner Of The Year – Corporate Social Sustainability Award


31st May 2019

  • Vivid Technology wins 2019 Partner Of The Year Award – Corporate Social Sustainability

  • Vivid Technology nominated as finalist in 3 categories at Coca-Cola Amatil’s 2019 Partner For Growth Award Night

  • The Partner for Growth Awards recognise performance, innovation and collaboration by Coca-Cola Amatil’s suppliers


Vivid Technology Limited (ASX: VIV) has been awarded the 2019 Partner of the Year Award – Corporate Social Responsibility at Coca-Cola Amatil’s 2019 Partners For Growth Awards. Vivid Technology was also nominated in 2 further categories Partner of The Year – Quality and Partner Of The Year – Customer Service.

Coca-Cola Amatil presented Vivid Technology with the Partner of the Year Award in recognition of helping Coca-Cola Amatil significantly reduce its Co2 emissions in 2018 through the use of Vivid Technology’s Multi-Award Winning Innovative MATRIXX® IoT Systems. This reduction in emission, supports Coca-Cola Amatil’s 2020 Sustainability Goal to use 60% renewable and low carbon energy in our operations.

Vivid’s MATRIXX® intelligent IoT lighting platform has delivered in excess of 90% lighting energy savings for Coca-Cola Amatil’s sites. Delivering measurable sustainability benefits and cost savings, intelligent IoT MATRIXX® lighting system provides unparalleled energy efficiency and carbon reductions, enhanced lighting output and site-specific operational insights.

Sustainability and innovation sit at the core of Coca-Cola Amatil’s values. Coca-Cola Amatil is committed to leading through innovation, and to building a sustainable future, capturing growth and delivering long-term value to shareholders.

Martyn Roberts, Group Chief Financial Officer of Coca-Cola Amatil said the Awards were about turning transactional arrangements into meaningful business partnerships.

“Every nominee and winner has distinguished themselves over the course of 2018 to develop an intricate understanding of our Australian based businesses and a shared-value mindset leading to greater outcomes for all. This is what sets them apart from other suppliers in Australia,” said Mr Roberts.

Mr Roberts continued, “We’re proud to work with each of the winners and nominees and congratulate them on this recognition from our team.”

Vivid Technology’s Managing Director, Samuel Marks said, “We work in partnership with our customers and the Coca-Cola Amatil Partner of the Year Award validates that these are not just words for us. Vivid Technology is driven by delivering immediate and long-term results for our partners – through innovation and exceptional standards in both technology and service delivery.”

Mr Marks continues, “We are proud and grateful to have received our second Partner For Growth Award from Coca-Cola Amatil, having won Rookie Of The Year in 2018. It was extraordinary to share last night’s event with other winners including FleetPlus, Orora, Workplace by Facebook, Labelmakers and Graphic Packaging.

“Coca-Cola Amatil is a real pleasure to work with, as they demonstrate true leadership in creating innovative change. A huge thank you to Coca-Cola Amatil for the opportunity to partner on so many great projects across your group. We look forward to our continuing partnership with Coca-Cola Amatil to assist them in markedly reducing energy costs and CO2 footprint and move to Industry 4.0.” stated Mr Marks.

Vivid’s MATRIXX® is IoT in action, it is a smart connected lighting platform, which is intuitive and delivers smart operational data beyond lights and thereby big energy savings. Through implementing MATRIXX®, Coca-Cola Amatil are leading the way in intelligent operations that drive energy and carbon savings.