West Bromwich manufacturer celebrates industry award

West Bromwich manufacturer celebrates industry award

A West Bromwich business is celebrating after winning best recycled plastic product of the year at its national industry’s awards ceremony.

Counterplas, based at Spartan Industrial Centre, Brickhouse Lane, won the Plastics Industry Award for its product Loft Stilt.

Designed in collaboration with Birmingham Innovations, Loft Stilt raises the floor height in a loft space to enable the home owner to achieve a maximum insulation thickness of 270mm. The product maximises energy saving efficiency while maintaining a useable loft storage area. The product is distributed via major DIY retailers.

Counterplas is one of the UK’s leading technical injection moulding specialists. Stephen Hall, operations director received the award in front of 650 industry professionals. He said: "This award is a tribute to the hard work and innovation of our staff and the loyalty of our customer Birmingham Innovations, who we worked closely with to create the product."

Speaking at the awards, the judges said Loft Stilt was a genuine new product addressing a need efficiently and effectively.