The prestigious Red Ribbon Awards celebrate, recognise and honour the achievements of British family run and owned firms. GB Plastics, a Freefoam customer for over 10 years, is celebrating its Silver Anniversary this year, and has grown into a network of six branches in Shrewsbury, Walsall, Banbury, Kettering and most recently Oswestry with a £3.5M annual turnover business.
Supplying the full range of Freefoam products from fascia and soffit to rainwater systems, external cladding and internal PVC panelling, GB Plastics offer expert knowledge and high levels of customer service across the Midlands.
GB Plastics was founded in 1990 by Janet Sutherland who continues to work in the business alongside her son Alan and eldest daughter Wendy Hill, both Directors, and youngest daughter Clare Falls.
After collecting the Best Small Business Award and speaking on behalf of her family, Wendy Hill said: “Winning this award is amazing and overwhelming! It is a massive recognition of all the hard work over the years, for my family and each and every one of our incredible team. Freefoam has played a big part in this success; supporting our business and helping us grow by offering new and innovative products allowing us to become a first class supplier to both existing and new markets.
Colin St John, UK General Manager summarised “We’d like to congratulate General Building Plastics on their success. They are a good example of a typical Freefoam customer. A businesses that is committed to growth and development, are focussed on serving their customer base and extending their reach to maximise opportunities creating a solid sustainable company”