TAMLITE Lighting of Redditch has made it through to the shortlist of the prestigious Made in the Midlands Awards in the category of ‘Manufacturer of the Year – Over £25million category’.
The Award recognises companies that have made an outstanding contribution to the manufacturing sector as a whole, with a turnover of more than £25m and/or employing in excess of 250 people.
Tamlite is one of five companies shortlisted. To have reached this stage, Tamlite will have ‘…demonstrated excellence, sales growth, increased exports and regional economic impact during the qualifying period, from April 2018 to April 2019.
Tamlite’s achievements over the last year include a 28.3 per cent increase in sales – taking turnover to £58.5m, a 30 per cent increase in sales staff, a near £1m investment in Surface Mount Technology since 2016 at its Tamtec Electronics division and major product launches.
Based on Piper’s Road on the Park Farm industrial estate, Tamlite Lighting’s managing director, John Allden said: “We are absolutely delighted to have reached the Made in the Midlands Awards shortlist.
“This particular award sends a positive message about our commitment to the region and our continued investment in our people and our facilities.
“We very much look forward to the big night.”
This year’s Insider Made in the Midlands Awards 2019 event will be hosted at Macdonald Burlington Hotel on May 2, 2019.
For more on Tamlite visit www.tamlite.co.uk