Top performing businesses in South West Wales honoured with regional awards
A TRIO of top perform- ing businesses in South West Wales have been honoured with regional awards.
The South Wales Chamber of Commerce awards were held in Swansea for the first time in the 11-year history of the ceremony. Three companies in the region picked up top prizes.
S&C Electric Europe won the award for Environmental Impact for the work it does to develop energy-saving tech- nologies.
The company is based in Princess House in the city centre and employs 23 staff throughout Europe.
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Andrew Jones from S&C Electric Europe Ltd said: "Winning the Environmental Impact award is recognition for the hard work that everyone at S&C puts into developing energy-saving technologies, and also ensuring the company itself continue to reduce its carbon footprint."
Risk consultancy Thomas Carroll picked up the award for skills and people development.
The company has grown its Swansea office on the city's Enterprise Park to 12 staff over the past three years.
Regional director and former Wales rugby scrum half Robert Jones said: "We are continuing to grow and are about to open an office in Haverfordwest.
"We were delighted to win and it came as a shock against quality finalists."
Carmarthenshire company MudTrek Mountain Bike Breaks was presented with the award for Business Start Up.
MudTrek co-founder Nikki Channon said: "Wales has a rapidly growing reputation overseas for mountain biking, and our next goal is to grow our customer base by tapping into the American and European mountain biking market."
The awards took place at the Marriott Hotel in Swansea and were presented by Welsh Paralympian Aled Sion Davies MBE, and supported by the University of Glamorgan Business School. Category winners can now progress to the British Chamber of Commerce Awards and will be in with a chance of winning £50,000.