About Us

Who we are

Proton SA is a family owned company engaged in imports, exports & distribution of consumer goods, electronics & apparel since 1970.

The Company has a leading position in the Greek market due to its long presence and commitment to quality and innovation.

Its main activity is the representation of foreign companies in Greece, supplying retailers like super markets, hyper stores and specialty stores.

Our knowledge and experience on the market of electronics, consumer goods and textiles enabled us to develop another part of our business, the private label products. Since 2000 Proton SA takes charge of the production, import and export of private label products ensuring quality, respecting international safety standards and addressing the consumer’s needs.

Proton SA has achieved nationwide distribution through a wide network of sales reps & wholesalers.

The company sources its products in Europe, Asia and USA, always taking into consideration consumer needs and the environmental impact.

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Timeline

  • 1970

    Eleftherios Katsaounis starts the company E.Katsaounis in Pallados Street, Athens.

  • 1983

    The second generation joins the business and the company is renamed Katsaounis & Sons. Entry to the market of Electronics.

  • 1990

    The company is renamed Proton S.A and enters the Apparel market.

  • 1992

    Creation of new 2.000m2 Headquarter offices in Aghios Dimitrios on Vouliagmenis Avenue.

  • 2000

    The company starts the private labeling program by producing, importing and distributing products for large chains.

  • 2004

    Entry to the Batteries market.

  • 2005

    Further growth to the lightning market.

  • 2012

    Cooperation with Philips for the distribution of lamps and household appliances.

  • 2013

    The third generation joins the business and continues the dynamic growth to new markets.

  • 2018

    Exclusive partnership with Bissell for the Greek market. Bissell is a leading floorcare company with presence in more than 15 markets.

  • 2019

    Exclusive partnership with Philips Media for the Greek market.