Hurst Green Plastics wins Outstanding Export Achievement Award

15 January 2024

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd, Whalley-based SME and manufacturers of KanBan storage and dispensing solutions, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Outstanding Export Achievement Award 2023’ at the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce’s International Trade Club Awards ceremony.

Taking place on the 8th of December at Accrington Stanley Football Club, the ceremony was held as part of the Chamber’s annual International Trade Club Gala, created for importers and exporters across the region to celebrate the year’s achievements with a fabulously festive Christmas lunch, nostalgic games from The Fun Experts, and prizes for all.

Hurst Green Plastics Ltd – home of the TwinBin – earned this recognition for its impressive performance throughout 2023, making huge achievements as an experienced exporter and SME committed to continuous learning and growth. The company supplies into multiple industries, from Aerospace & Rail, through to Manufacturing, Medical and Hospital Ward storage.

The company has also demonstrated a commendable commitment to supporting the local economy, sourcing the majority of its suppliers from the Northwest wherever possible and supporting other local SMEs.

The company’s active engagement with the International Trade Club has played a pivotal role in their success – the importance of collaboration and knowledge-sharing within our international trade community has proven itself to be an invaluable resource. As a hub for learning and staying updated

on industry developments, the ITC has supported Hurst Green Plastics Ltd in their exporting activities and taking East Lancashire products worldwide.

The Club provides a valuable platform for fostering invaluable connections with other manufacturers operating in similar markets – each facing their own wins, wants, and challenges. It’s the perfect environment for exchanging experiences, insider tips and recommendations, enriching the international trade landscape right here in Lancashire.

Tommy Sharples, on behalf of Hurst Green Plastics, expressed gratitude for the acknowledgment, commented:

“We’re truly honoured to receive the ‘Outstanding Export Achievement Award 2023’ from the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce’s International Trade Club.

“As a small business, this recognition means the world to us. Our dedicated team navigates the challenges of the export market with both determination and a sense of fun. We extend our heartfelt thanks to the International Trade Club for their valuable and continuous support. Roll on 2024!”

Mandy Lockett, International Business Director at East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, said:

“We’d like to extend a huge congratulations to Hurst Green Plastics Ltd for being very worthy winners of the Outstanding Export Achievement Award – this reflects not only Hurst Green Plastics’ dedication to excellence in international trade, but their dedication to bringing business to local suppliers too.

“It also highlights the International Trade Club’s commitment to celebrating and shouting about the UK businesses that contribute significantly to the global marketplace.

“We wish you further success for the year ahead!”

For more information about the International Trade Club and its awards, please contact the International Business team at [email protected], or 01254 945903.

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