GlassGuard® Named as International Business Award Finalist

GlassGuard Safe Lighting SolutionsGlassGuard®, manufacturer of Europe’s widest range of fragment retention lamps, is celebrating winning through to the finals of the 2013 Eastern Daily Press Business Awards, in the International Business category, at its first attempt.

 The aim of the International Business category of the Awards is to, ‘discover those who have turned their ambitions to trade internationally into a successful source of new business and growth’.

 Stewart Damonsing, GlassGuard®’s Marketing Manager, comments: “The place in the final is a culmination of GlassGuard®’s strategic decision to move into European and global markets, which has seen us appoint local Sales Managers in overseas markets and international sales support staff at Head Office.”

 “We have also established an electrical wholesaler network across Europe and Africa,” continues Damonsing. “In addition, we have invested in dedicated native-language literature and websites for our main European markets.”

 “Everyone at GlassGuard® is thrilled to make it into the final, especially at our first attempt”, adds David Payne, GlassGuard®’s CEO. “The entry process was extremely thorough. We are pleased to have impressed the judging panel, which comprised staff from Grant Thornton, the award’s sponsor and the Eastern Daily Press’ Business Editor.”

 GlassGuard® fragment retention lamps provide a solution for all businesses and organisations wishing to minimise the risk of glass contamination and personal injury from accidental lamp breakage. The range is designed to provide the highest level of protection for the food production, pharmaceutical, hotel and catering industries as well as public areas such as schools, leisure centres and hospitals.

 The Eastern Daily Press Business Awards has been championing businesses from Norfolk and the surrounding area for over 20 years, and are regarded as the most prestigious commercial awards in the region.


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