First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
Pictured at the award ceremony from Hill Engineering are (from left) Oliver Phelan (global sales manager); John Boyle (general manager); Ian Hill (director); Helen Hill (director), and William McIntosh (sales and marketing executive)
Newry, Northern Ireland-based attachment manufacturer, Hill Engineering has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies for the fourth-year running, in the Deloitte BMC Awards Programme.
The company secured the Gold Standard Award bydemonstrating superior business performance, and its achievement was recognised at the BMC Awards gala dinner in Dublin, which was attended by over 1,000 people from the Irish business community representing 26 different counties.
“2018 marks the 10th year of the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme, which has grown from 25 companies in year one to 137 in year ten,” said Anya Cummins, Deloitte partner.
“The programme represents companies from different industries with many industry-specific challenges but also common characteristics such as adaptability, innovation and ambition. Their stories are the stories of Irish business this past decade, and they are stories of resilience, recovery and confidence.”
Ian Hill, managing director of Hill Engineering, said: “We are delighted to have won this award for the fourth consecutive year. It is testament on how we work as a team to move the business forward by working together and listening to what our customers require.
“We have seen significant growth in the company in recent years and have increased both our market share and our widened our product range in response to customer demand.
“As part of our company expansion we have added new members to our team who continue to strengthen our position in the UK and Ireland and have increased productivity and streamlined the business.
“We have seen a 30% increase in production capacity and 20% more orders than the same period last year. Exports also are an important part of our business and continue to grow at a steady pace, and we are also working with many emerging markets.”