Sandon Global Invited to House of Commons
They were invited as a Top 10 UK SME manufacturing company supplying the print industry
On the back of recent industry accolades and back to back awards for best supplier for the last 4 years. Sandon Global were invited to the House of Commons last week to attend the UK Chambers of Commerce National Awards. The annual event celebrates the achievements of the leading regional UK SME’s from any sector. As the North West region winner Sandon Global’s Managing Director John Millington and Site Director (pictured with the Chambers delegation) attended the prestigious event held in the halls of Westminster on 30th November.
Commenting on this latest achievement Steve Ellis said. “This award is the icing on the cake for our business this year. Having supplied over 50% of the nominees in last months FlexoTech industry awards including the best in show. The BCC Award will take pride of place alongside our Queens Award and four consecutive EFIA Gold Award’s.”
The finalists were entertained in the House of Commons by MPs Marie Rimmer, Conor McGinn and Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce. Topics discussed included, the impact of Brexit on the local economy; skills, recruitment, apprenticeships, infrastructure investment and the increasing importance of digital skills in the jobs market.
In the evening the 9 regional delegates attended the BCC Chamber Business Awards, where Sandon Global was named runner-up in the National Small Business of the Year category.
Founder and Managing Director John Millington commented. “I am bursting with pride. This award is recognition for the hard work and dedication of our loyal and knowledgable workforce. 2017 has been an exceptional year and our plans for growth across international markets indicates 2018 will be as eventful.”
The Runcorn based business exports to 53 countries and has just appointed a European Sales Manager to build on its sales network overseas. With some new plant and product developments in the pipeline Sandon Global are clearly on the march.
John Millington (2nd from right) and Steve Ellis (5th from left) pictured with the St. Helens Chamber delegation at the House of Commons.