Stabicraft Marine chief government David Glen on the Invercargill manufacturing unit. The corporate obtained the Group Recognition Award on the DHL Export Southland Awards. (File picture)
Stabicraft Marine was the large winner of the DHL Export Southland Awards, which have been held in Invercargill on Friday night.
The boat producer was awarded the Group Recognition Award for his or her contribution to Southland’s financial system.
Stabicraft’s has been manufacturing aluminum chambered boats for 35 years and has 13 sellers in New Zealand, Australia, the USA, Canada, New Caledonia and Sweden. The corporate plans to provide greater than 1,500 boats this yr and employs greater than 160 journey engineers.
The Particular person Recognition Award was obtained by David McAllister of 360 Logistics for his “unwavering help of exporters by way of such a troublesome time,” mentioned Gareth Lyness, president of Export Southland.
360 Logistics Group is an unbiased and personal group specializing in worldwide commerce facilitation and the provision chain and logistics sector. McAllister is the department supervisor in Invercargill.
House operations NZ was awarded the Innovation in Export recognition award. The corporate, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nice Southoperates floor stations in Awarua and Lochiel, the place it hosts antennas for operators within the small satellite tv for pc business.
blueberry nation and Garston Hops have been awarded the Export Southland Belief Grant, which is awarded to assist Southland firms concerned in exports attempt for a sustainable setting, which helps the employment of a talented workforce by way of coaching, promotion and upskilling, in addition to analysis and growth.
Journey agent Tony Laker was additionally honored for receiving the 2022 Graham Dick Memorial Trophy. Laker died in Might after being recognized with a uncommon type of liver most cancers in mid-2020.
Gareth Lyness, President of Export Southland, mentioned it has been a tough couple of years for enterprise, together with Southland’s exporters, and it has been nice to have a good time the business that contributes a lot to the area’s GDP.
“Congratulations to all award recipients. Good luck additionally to the 2 recipients of grant funding from the Export Southland Belief and people receiving mentorship from DHL & Mataura Valley Milk in getting into the worldwide stage,” he mentioned.
“The awards are a incredible night to acknowledge Southland’s vital export contribution and encourage new and potential exporters, which aligns with the theme – Taking Southland to the World.”