Gemma Lighting named ‘Overall Business of the Year’

February 18, 2013

Growing LED lighting specialists Gemma Lighting are celebrating after receiving five awards and being named ‘Overall Business of the Year’ at the Portsmouth News Business Excellence Awards.

The glittering ceremony was held at the Portsmouth Guildhall on Friday evening, and Gemma Lighting were honoured with the top prize of the night, being named by the judging panel as ‘Overall Business of the Year’.

It was a fantastic evening for the UK-based LED lighting manufacturers, who were winners or runners-up in every category for which they entered into.

As well as taking the top award for overall company of the year, Gemma also scooped the ‘Innovation of the Year’ prize in recognition of their innovative solar LED street lighting systems being exported around the world.

The judging panel for the awards pointed to the fact that Gemma Lighting are expanding to buck the trend in the manufacturing industry as a whole and said the firm ‘ticked every box’.

Craig Manuel said of the awards: “We want to thank our staff, our shareholders for standing by us and our customers. It’s brilliant to be recognised.”

Sales Director Mark Major spoke of the pride and excitement of the Gemma Lighting team at winning the awards, saying: “We are ecstatic about picking up these awards – they are for all the team, to show them how fantastic they are.”

The awards come at a great time of expansion and development for Gemma Lighting, who have already broken their previous annual sales figures from the previous trading year recording again reporting double digit growth figures.

Gemma Lighting Limited was established to create an innovative concept for environmentally friendly lighting requirements.

Drawing on vast experience of LED Technology, the team at Gemma Lighting have been designing, developing and manufacturing a new generation of LED lighting solutions for numerous applications, both indoors and out.

From a UK manufacturing facility in Portsmouth, Gemma Lighting’s products incorporate the very latest in power efficient Light Emitting Diodes (LED) technology and organisations such as British Gas, the Marriott Hotel group and BAA have benefitted from Gemma Lighting’s high quality products and customer service alike.

Awards Summary:

Winner of Award – Innovation of the year
Runner up of Award – Achievement of the year
Runner up of Award – Exporter of the year
Runner up of Award – Small / Medium Business of the year
Winner of Award – Overall Portsmouth Company of the year