The policy of Extraco SA is to offer the customer thorough collaboration based on reliability and mutual confidence.

The cost effective and efficient mining operations are highly dependent on the use of advanced explosives and detonators and on technical know-how. For this reason, Extraco SA provides all types of explosives and initiating devices, covering all the specialised requirements for any type of work.

Extraco SA is the only Greek company with a technical support department employing engineers specialised and experienced on:

Use of specialized software for blasting design for its clients and assistance with their implementation

Informing the clients about new materials and correct application of explosives

Extraco SA in close cooperation with experts is in position to offer specialized services, such as:

Use of seismographs for ground vibration monitoring due to blasting

Special applications of explosives

Controlled building demolition using explosives

Extraco SA collaborates closely with the School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens and the Department of Mineral Resource Engineering of Technical University of Crete for subjects concerning production and correct and safe use of explosives.


Custom Needs

Extraco SA proceeds according to its long-term investment schedule with expansion of its production and storage installations, always complying with the strictest international safety specifications.
Extraco SA monitors continuously the introduction of new technologies and innovations in blasting operations.
Main concern for Extraco SA is to be able to guarantee consistent quality, safety and performance standards for the produced and imported products and also for the raw materials that are used.

Modern Installations

Extraco SA, in its modern premises, has developed its own technology in Petrammonitis (AN-FO), Ammonit Powder Explosives and Emulsion Explosives (EM-EX) production and also advanced unit for the assembly of non-electric detonators (NONEL). Modern, fully automated operation ensures consistent product quality and maximum safety.
Continuously monitoring product quality is a prerequisite to the company growth and customer satisfaction.
For this purpose Extraco SA operates its own new modern testing field and a fully equipped quality control laboratory for quality test and monitoring of explosives.

The integrated fire fighting system with pipelines that extend all around the area, private fire trucks, combined with continuous staff education and strict company operating instructions, protect both personnel and the plant.

The company has its own fleet of vehicles, which are certified, according to ADR, for explosives shipment.

Extraco SA operates a unique complex of modern and safe magazines, built according to the international regulations.
Considering the storage capacity of 400 tons of explosives, 3 million pieces of detonators and 1 million meters of detonating cord, Extraco SA is able to guarantee to the customers maximum reliability and on-time delivery of their orders.

International Presence

Extrovert and energetic, Extraco SA is the largest company in the Greek market and holds a dominant position in the Balkan and Southeast Mediterranean markets.
Also participates in many events and congresses of international organizations and associations.
Compliance with the international guidelines and regulations concerning production, storage, transportation, and use of explosives contribute to the continuous growth and recognition of the company in the contemporary competitive environment.