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Heald Ltd, the Yorkshire-based manufacturer of bollards and road blockers enjoyed double success during The Manufacturer’s Digital Manufacturing Week, in Liverpool from November 12 to 16.
With a listing in both The Manufacturer Top 100 List and a win at the MX Awards, the recognition comes in a record year for Heald which has seen revenues increase by 60pc through increasing its distribution networks in the USA, continental Europe and rest of the world.
At a ceremony at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool, Managing Director Debbie Heald MBE was named as an Exemplar in The Manufacturer Top 100 listing (ranking in the Top 20), having been identified as an inspiring leader and someone who drives cultural change within manufacturing. The list showcases the most inspiring individuals in industry, to illustrate the enthusiasm and commitment in manufacturing.
Heald were also awarded a win during The Manufacturer MX Awards, the following evening. Having been named as a finalist in the Export category, Heald were named on the evening as the winners of the Progressive SME Award. The category was open to all finalists with Heald being announced the winners after a presentation before a judging panel.
Debbie Heald said: “I am incredibly proud to be named as an Exemplar in the Top 100, alongside some of the UK’s manufacturing greats. I am also extremely proud of the Heald team who play an integral role in the success of the business helping to drive forward innovation in manufacturing. To be awarded the Progressive SME award is testament to their hard work and dedication.”
Recently the company won two awards at the Yorkshire Post Business Awards; Heald won the Turnover up to £10m Award, while Debbie Heald took the Leadership Award.
Pictured at the TMMX Awards left to right are Philippa Platten (Marketing Assistant) and Vicky Hughes (Sales Supervisor) of Heald Ltd. (Image courtesy of The Manufacturer.)