Polythene UK named as one of Europe’s best in first ever ‘Ones to Watch’ list

Polythene UK named as one of Europe’s best in first ever ‘Ones to Watch’ list

Polythene UK named as one of Europe’s best in first ever ‘Ones to Watch’ list

Polythene UK Ltd has been named as ‘One to Watch’ in Europe in a list of business excellence published by the European Business Awards sponsored by RSM.

We were chosen from the Social Responsibility and Environmental Awareness Award category as we successfully demonstrated exceptional achievement and reflected the category’s core values of innovation, success and ethics.

The full ‘Ones to Watch’ for 34 countries across Europe can be found at www.businessawardseurope.com.

James Woollard MD said, “ It has always been my intention to set the environmental standards that others will follow and consideration for our impact on the environment will continue to be my main focus from both operational and industrial viewpoints. I am extremely proud that Polythene UK has now been recognised as ‘One to Watch’ in Europe.

Polythene UK are not only leading packaging experts, we are actively leading the way for change within our industry. We are proving that the heavily criticised polythene industry can indeed evolve with the needs of today’s society in order to build a better world for tomorrow.”

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards, Europe’s largest cross-sector business competition, said: “We wanted to recognise more widely the many incredible business success stories from across Europe.”

He continued: “The talent, dedication and innovation at the heart of these companies creates jobs and opportunity, and is what drives their country’s prosperity. The ‘Ones to Watch’ lists will set a benchmark of success for the European business community.

Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM, the sixth largest global network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms, and long-term sponsors of the Awards, said: “To be listed as a ‘Ones to Watch’ is a real accolade. At RSM, we work with companies across Europe and beyond, advising them on all areas of their business and we are passionate about encouraging success and prosperity. We wish these dynamic companies every success in the future.”

Polythene UK Ltd will now have the chance to compete in one of the 12 categories of the European Business Awards to become a National Winner in their country. If successful, they will then take part in the grand final in May 2018, where the final 12 European winners will be announced. They will also have the chance to enter a public vote, which attracts attention and support from across the globe.

The Awards Categories for 2017-2018:

  • The RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • The ELITE Award for Growth Strategy of the Year
  • The Award for Innovation
  • The Award for International Expansion
  • The Social Responsibility and Environmental Awareness Award
  • The New Business of The Year Award
  • The Workplace and People Development Award
  • The Customer and Market Engagement Award
  • The Digital Technology Award
  • The Business of the Year Award with Turnover € 0 – 25M
  • The Business of the Year Award with Turnover €26M – 150M
  • The Business of the Year Award with Turnover €150 +

For more information about the competition please contact James Woollard CEO on +44 (0)845 643 1601.

About the company

Polythene UK is an independent broker of polythene packaging. Founded in 2007, this award-winning company currently employs 26 staff and has an impressive turnover of £9.5 million.

Ongoing product research has resulted in the development of 3 exclusive environmentally beneficial films offered as an alternative to standard polythene.

Growth is driven by increased sales of these products – sales in turn, is driven by the changing requirements of today’s society with regard to CSR.

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