True to its ‘design, develop, deliver’ mission, Wastech’s innovations and latest award underpins its reputation as a waste industry equipment and solutions specialist.
It isn’t every day that a business in Australia receives recognition from royalty, but Wastech has achieved just that.
At a special reception at the company head office in Hallam, Victoria, on 27 June, Wastech’s co-founder Neil Bone accepted His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark’s Medal of Honour and the Diploma of the Danish Export Association.
Brett Jones, Wastech’s Chief Executive, explains how this honour came about through a longstanding and successful relationship with a Danish equipment manufacturer.
“One of our major business partners, Bramidan, which is based in Denmark, nominated us for the award, as Wastech has been importing Bramidan cardboard balers for 15 years,” says Brett.
The Diploma and Medal were conferred on Wastech in recognition of its “outstanding effort” in promoting and marketing Danish products and services abroad.
The accolade means a great deal to Brett, the business co-owners Neil and Paul Bone, and all their employees, as it demonstrates how far Wastech goes to offer the best solutions for customers.
“The award recognises the quality of the Bramidan product and Wastech customer service,” Brett adds. “It offers assurance to our customers that they have an outstanding product and aftersales service and support combination.”
The presentation event, however, marked much more than the Danish accolades alone. It also provided an opportunity to reflect on how far the firm has come in just 23 years, a period of development, industry and regional awards, and acquisitions.
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