Sykes Group , Cardiff-based manufacturers of auto prime dewatering pumps, were awarded the Large Advanced Manufacturer Award at the 2008 Premier’s NSW Export Awards.
The presentation, held at Star City, Sydney, with special guests of honour such as the Premier of New South Wales, The Hon. Nathan Rees and the Minister for Small Business, The Hon. Tony Stewart, recognised exporting success from around New South Wales. It was attended by over 600 representatives of exporting organisations throughout the state.
Managing Director Jon Collins said that he was happy to accept the award and that business organisations such as the HSBC and government supported organisations such as the Hunter Export Centre and Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) have assisted Sykes Group in their home grown success and exporting endeavours.
Collins further added that the Sykes Group will continue to find dewatering solutions to meet their customers’ needs.
The awards were hosted by the Australian Institute of Export and supported by the Department of State and Regional Development and the New South Wales Government.