Centra S.A., Exide Corporation's Polish subsidiary, has been presented with that country's most prestigious award, the Economic Award Statuette in terms of "Exporter." Republic of Poland President Aleksander Kwasniewski commended the company for emphasizing export sales (52 percent of sales); exports to Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine; certificates of quality received (ISO 9002, VA 6.1, QS 9000); and the promotion of Poland on the foreign markets.