KYOCERA Document Solutions UK Limited has been shortlisted for The Transformational Change of the Year Award at this year’s National Business Awards in partnership with Orange. One of the world's leading office document solutions companies, KYOCERA Document Solutions UK Limited has been based in Reading since 1988.
KYOCERA is competing with Adido Ltd, Belu Water Ltd, Bromford Group, DPD UK, Eastern Storage Equipment Ltd, London Early Years Foundation London, Michelin Tyres Dundee PLC, National Grid PLC and WPL Limited for the prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the National Business Awards gala dinner in London on 13th November 2012.
Charles Ward, COO, Intellect, judge for the category said: “An impressive turnaround in a shrinking market, driven from within, KYOCERA Document Solutions looked at what their customers and partners needed and developed a strong proposition to meet those needs.”
Nigel Allen, Marketing Director, KYOCERA Document Solutions said: “We’re delighted to be one of just ten finalists in this hotly-contested category. KYOCERA Document Solutions has evidenced real transformation and we have achieved organic growth of 77% over the last three years in what is widely recognised as a stagnant market. This recognition of our achievements is amazing and we now have a national platform from which to highlight our management values, indirect business model, great teams and excellent customer service which have already made the difference to our business.”
The National Business Awards has revealed over 150 of Britain’s leading businesses and business leaders as finalists in the prestigious awards programme. Organisations shortlisted include a range of private, public and third sector companies.
All National Business Awards finalists represent an annual turnover in excess of £135 billion and collectively employ over 700,000. They cover activities as diverse as digital marketing, international road haulage and logistics, water engineering and life sciences: sectors that reflect key areas of UK capability with high potential for international expansion. The diverse size of the companies entering is also huge – ranging from a business with a turnover of less than £50k to high growth and high value companies with multi-billion pound revenues.
Baroness Virginia Bottomley, Chair of Judges said: “This year has been a challenging environment for British businesses: these finalists demonstrate how companies are succeeding in the current climate through innovation, originality and tenacity. It’s good to see a broad range of companies both in sector and size – an impressive representation of the potential British businesses have. Congratulations to all our finalists.”
The National Business Awards supports Help for Heroes, a charity that offers support and advice for wounded soldiers.
Visit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for a full list of finalists.
About KYOCERA Document Solutions
KYOCERA Document Solutions is one of the world's leading office document solutions companies. Its product range includes ECOSYS printers, reliable TASKalfa and SmartMFP multifunctional devices and is complemented by supplies, software and services. KYOCERA Document Solutions provides innovative products, built on a foundation of long-life components, allowing it to offer low total cost of ownership and high efficiency in any workplace. KYOCERA Document Solutions UK Ltd won The Managed Print Services Association’s (MPSA) Global Leadership Award for best practices in the OEM category earlier this year.
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About the National Business Awards
Open to organisations of all sizes from all sectors across the UK, the National Business Awards in partnership with Orange is the UK’s most prestigious independent business recognition platform with its particular emphasis on excellence, innovation and ethical business. Now in its eleventh year, the National Business Awards connects the nations’ professionals through its annual awards-ceremony; year-round thought leadership and round table events; and is UBM plc’s flagship awards programme. Visit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for further information or follow us on Twitter @businessawards
About Help for Heroes
Help for Heroes (H4H) was founded by Bryn and Emma Parry after a profoundly moving visit to Selly Oak Hospital in the Summer of 2007. Bry and Emma met some extraordinarily brave young men who had been badly wounded and they just wanted to do something to help. The charity was launched in October 2007 and provides direct, practical support for those wounded, injured or who have become sick in the line of the duty and their families.
About Orange UK
Orange is the key brand of the France Telecom Group, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. With almost 131 million customers, the Orange brand now covers Internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the Group operates. In the UK, Orange provides high quality GSM coverage to 99% of the UK population and 3G coverage to more than 93%. Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trade marks of Orange Brand Services Limited. On July 1 2010, the company became part of Everything Everywhere, one company that runs two of Britain’s most famous brands – Orange UK and T-Mobile UK – with plans to transform the industry by giving customers instant access to everything, everywhere, offering them the best value, best choice and best network coverage in the country. Everything Everywhere Limited is the UK’s biggest communications company, with a combined customer base of almost 28 million people and more than 720 retail stores across the country. Everything Everywhere is registered at Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 9BW under the registrered company number 02382161. For more information please visit www.orange.co.uk/newsroom
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