‘Staffordshire has long been recognised for its manufacturing history. The judges were looking at all aspects of the manufacturing process including product design, testing, development, production, marketing, sales and overall business performance. This may relate to a new product or product range, or an existing product that continues to lead the way within its field.”
Adam Johnson, Sales Direct at Air It, said: ”One company stood out amongst the rest, capturing our attention with exceptional achievements and unwavering commitment to excellence. The winning company is celebrating their 30th year of trading and left us all struck with their diversity of operations. This remarkable business has expanded their revenue streams by exploring new avenues of growth whilst simultaneously prioritising the well-being of their employees. Investing heavily in the next generation and putting back in the local community. ”
Nik Hardy, managing director of Hardy Signs, said: ”Over the last few years, our team has managed to secure projects with leading UK, European and North American brands. Within the past 24 months, we have been contracted by Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022, a major regional shopping centre, and many other household names. We have a keen commitment to the environment, prioritising best practices in our manufacturing processes, in order to complete this vision. In recent years, we have taken significant steps to reduce waste, increase sustainability and maximise the efficiency of our manufacturing. Likewise, we have continued to invest a lot of financial resources into new technologies and staff development.
We would like to extend our congratulations to all finalists and winners of the night, including Adfield Environmental System and 1882, who were also finalists in our category!”