Local Rosebank Business, Glidepath won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards – Best of the Best.
Sir Ken Stevens, founder of the West Auckland business that designs and builds baggage/parcel handling systems for airports and logistics businesses around the world, says the company is already a substantial exporter and will still get better.
“This is great for our people and our morale. We’re pitching against the big guys around the world and we often win. In fact, we more than often win – that’s why we have to live and breathe innovation.”
Glidepath also won the Excellence in Innovation category at the awards following on from their regional success last year at Westpac Auckland Business Awards – North West.
Auckland Business Chamber CEO Michael Barnett congratulates the businesses on the success they have achieved.
“The winners – and all of the entrants – are businesses that are not only brave enough to discover what they are doing well through the process of entering the awards, but also in allowing others to judge them and learn from them. They are to be celebrated.”
Auckland Council’s economic growth agency – Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) – partners with the Auckland Business Chamber to present the awards.
ATEED Chief Executive Nick Hill says small and medium-sized businesses are essential to Auckland’s economic growth and praised the winners’ achievements.
Westpac Regional Commercial Manager Jeff Driscoll, congratulated Glidepath and acknowledged their true kiwi innovation that has led to their success.
“As businesses go, Glidepath demonstrate why they are class act and will go a long way to helping grow the Auckland and New Zealand economy.”
Source: Auckland Chamber of Commerce