Company receives award for tenth time
Combilift were delighted to have been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies for the tenth consecutive year at the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards on September 29th 2022. The awards programme led by Deloitte Ireland, in association with Bank of Ireland celebrate companies which demonstrate superior business performance. This is the first year where the awards programme returned as an in-person event following the pandemic and culminated with a gala awards ceremony at The Convention Centre Dublin.
Ireland’s Best Managed Companies Awards programme promotes and recognises excellence in Irish/Northern Irish owned and managed companies and is the only awards scheme on the island of Ireland that considers a business’ performance from every perspective. Entrants to the programme compete for the designation in a rigorous process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices in addition to the strategy, capability, innovation, culture and financial performance of their companies.
Commenting on the award, Martin McVicar, CEO of Combilift, said: “It is a great honour to have been recognised for this award again from such a prestigious organisation – for the tenth consecutive year. Combilift management team have benefitted greatly from participation in the Deloitte Best Managed Company programme over the years”
Brian Murphy, Lead Partner for Ireland’s Best Managed Companies Awards Programme at Deloitte said: “Year-on-year we’re impressed by the businesses that qualify and requalify for our Best Managed Companies Awards and in another uncertain year, the entries continued to raise the bar. Despite the challenges these businesses faced, the management teams of the winning companies have embraced new opportunities for innovation and growth, offering best-in-class products and services to their customers and retaining their competitive advantage in a world that is ever-changing.”
Harry Goddard, CEO, Deloitte Ireland and judging panel member said:
“A stand out from the judging process this year was the distinct focus of the Best Managed Companies on their local communities. Businesses have a vital role to play in our society. It was clear from the entries this year that they were having a positive impact not only on their own business, but also on the communities around them. I look forward to seeing how they continue to invest, grow and contribute to our wider society.”
Combilift was formed in Monaghan in 1998 by Robert Moffett & Martin McVicar. Combilift manufacturers a range of customised material handling solutions. In year 1 we manufactured 18 machines and had 13 employees. 23 years later we have achieved monumental growth, manufacturing over 60,000 machines and currently directly employing 650 people at our Monaghan manufacturing facility with 97% of our sales exported to 85 countries around the world. We have a large network of Irish suppliers which directly support 250 families to go along with the 650 sustainable jobs in Co. Monaghan.
About the Best Managed Companies Awards
The Deloitte Best Managed Companies programme, in association with Bank of Ireland, promotes and recognises excellence in Irish/Northern Irish owned and managed companies. It is the only awards scheme on the island of Ireland that considers a business’ performance from every perspective. Entrants to the programme will compete for this designation in a rigorous process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices.
International History of Best Managed Companies Programme.
The Best Managed Companies Programme originated in Canada in 1993, where it has been run successfully ever since and is the country’s leading business awards programme. In addition to Ireland and Canada, the programme is currently run in a total of 48 countries.