Aerospace export award

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 April 2000




(2000), "Aerospace export award", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 72 No. 2.



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Aerospace export award

Aerospace export award

Keywords: Indestructible Paint Company, Awards, Exports

Its success in the export marketplace has earned Indestructible Paint Co. Ltd the November Green Shamrock award - presented to the company at Birmingham International Airport's new terminal recently (Plate 8).

Received by Brian Norton, Managing Director of Indestructible, the award was presented by Shane Nolan, Marketing Manager of Aer Lingus, and Peter Vella, Development Director of Birmingham International Airport.

Birmingham International is joint sponsor of the award with Aer Lingus and the Birmingham Mail.

Plate 8 Doug Norton, Chairman (left front), Brian Norton, Managing Director (second from left front), of Indestructible Paints, celebrating receipt of the Green Shamrock award at Birmingham International

Major suppliers to the international aerospace industry, Indestructible Paint's performance has been impressive at home as well as in the export market.

This is illustrated by the fact that the company's exports rose from 22 per cent to 35 per cent of turnover in the last three years while turnover increased by more than 30 per cent in the same period.

Brian Norton commented:

We have grown from being a one-man outfit to a company now employing more than 25 people in a relatively short time. We confidently expect continued growth and will be taking on more staff in the not too distant future.

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