NEWS: North Shore Business Excellence Awards
North Shore Business Excellence Awards
North Shore food production company, EasiYo Products Limited, walked away with supreme honours at the Westpac Enterprise North Shore Business Excellence Awards at the North Shore Events Centre in early September.
EasiYo is a North Shore export success story. Starting in 1992 from humble beginnings selling at the Auckland Home Show, EasiYo has grown to top $30 million sales by 2009, 75 per cent of which is export based. Export growth started in Australia in 1993 with the UK sales starting in 2005, Asia in 2006 and USA last year. In February 2010, Westland Milk Products – huge exporters to Asia - took over 100 per cent ownership of EasiYo allowing collaborative ventures in exporting, research and development and supply chain initiatives.
Benefitz, publishers of Channel Magazine, have for many years sponsored the Best Startup Business Award. This was won by The Wharf Limited, a world class function venue nestled under the Harbour Bridge on the tip of Northcote Point. Featuring four beautiful spaces the venue hosts weddings, conference dinners, cocktail evenings, parties, private functions & restaurant evenings.
Other winners were:- 3M Excellence in Innovation Award - Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific; Actionmail Excellence in Marketing Award - North Shore International Academy; Blackcat Consulting Employer of Choice Award - Windowmakers Ltd; Davenports Harbour Lawyers Best Emerging Business Award - Brolly Sheets Ltd; Eco Insulation Excellence in Design, Research & Development Award - Secured Signing; Ingram Micro Excellence in Service Delivery Award - Naylor Love Construction; Massey University Excellence in Sustainability Award - Troake Wall and Ceiling Services Ltd; North Shore Times Excellence in Not for Profit Award - North Shore Hospice Trust; Smales Farm Excellence in Technology Award - Webster Group; Smith & Davies Excellence in Workplace Safety Award - Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific; Spyglass Excellence in Exporting Award - EasiYo Products Ltd; Enterprise North Shore Committed Optimist Award - Spice n Easy NZ Ltd.