Awards Shine a Light on the Best of Welsh Business

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Awards Shine a Light on the Best of Welsh Business


THE latest annual IWA Western Mail Business Awards Wales will be presented on Friday in Cardiff.

The awards celebrate the achievements of outstanding individuals and organisations in Welsh business and cover 10 categories including entrepreneur, company larger than PS10m, company smaller than PS10m, new start-up, creative marketing, environmental business, young achiever, young enterprise, copmpany using foreign languages, and learning and developing staff.

A spokesperson for title sponsor PwC said: "Wales continues to show that during times of economic challenge there is a continued increase in entrepreneurial activity, which is demonstrated in the amount of new start-up organisations, and also through existing companies adapting their products and identifying new markets to continue their growth.

"We are proud to be the overall sponsor the IWA Western Mail Business Awards Wales."

Lee Waters, director of IWA, said: "It is a pleasure to see so many worthy companies and individuals shortlisted for this year's IWA Western Mail Business Awards Wales. The awards evening on November 8 will provide an excellent opportunity to celebrate all that is best in Welsh business."

Below we present the finalists for the remaining five out of the 10 categories.

ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR SPONSORED BY MORGAN COLE ? Peter O'Toole, Retail Merchandis-ing Services During the past year O'Toole has grown the business by over 200% and developed the company to become a diversified business that specialises in the design and build of new and re-fitted stores, merchandising and the supply and distribution of advertising and point of sale materials.

Phil Davies, Hospital Innovations Founded in January 2008 and established by managing director, Phil Davies, who has been directly involved within orthopaedics since 1983, Hospital Innovations Limited supplies a growing range of specialist products for use in orthopaedic and corrective surgery.

Peter Lewis, Industrial Automa-tion and Control In addition to systems integration and control panel manufacture, IAC also has a 24/7 service response team satisfying local breakdown cover in over 25 local manufacturing companies, and a CCTV division offering security systems worldwide. IAC has developed steadily over the years.

Philip Jardine, partner at Morgan Cole said: "Morgan Cole is delighted to be sponsoring the Entrepreneur of the Year category this year. Enterprising individuals and companies are essential to both the culture and economy of Wales."

COMPANY OF THE YEAR LARGER THAN PS10M. SPONSORED BY GAP PERSONNEL ? Invacare Based in Pencoed, Invacare designs and manufactures medical products to promote recovery and active lifestyles for people requiring home and other non-acute health care.

ACT Training Established in 1988 and based in Cardiff, ACT is one of Wales' leading training companies and provides learning opportunities including fully funded workbased qualifications for learners aged 16.

Rob Webb, operations director (Wales) Gap Personnel, said: "As the largest industrial recruitment specialist in Wales, we are delighted to see that the companies shortlisted have excelled in the marketplace and had positive impact on the economy."

Welsh Whisky Based in Penderyn in the Brecon Beacons, Welsh Whisky launched Penderyn Single Malt Welsh Whisky on St David's Day in 2004, and in 2007 introduced three further brands: Brecon Five Vodka, Brecon Gin and Merlyn Cream Liqueur, and all three have won international recognition.

Industrial Automation and Con-trol Newport-based Industrial Automation and Control (IAC) is an independent systems integrator operating world-wide designing and building electrical control systems for industry. …

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