Vanquish named as finalist at prestigious 2022 Business Leader Awards

Vanquish Hardware Protection is celebrating after making the shortlist at this year’s Business Leader Awards.

The Salisbury-based business, the leading UK manufacturer of precision Intumescent kits for rebated hardware in timber fire door assemblies, has been nominated for Manufacturing Business of the Year at the South West’s biggest and most celebrated business awards.

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Vanquish, which boasts 30 years combined expertise in the industry, impressed the team of independent judges with its huge investment and rapid expansion in its first year of trading, it’s new, industry first, third party certification, for both its hardware protection products – FlexiFire® graphite-based and Fire Protectors phosphate-based intumescent – and its continued research and development.

“To be shortlisted for a Business Leader award is fantastic,” commented Vanquish’s Business Development Manager Mike Sutcliffe. “It’s testament to the hard work we have put in as a business to developing our products and service for our customers.”

Oli Ballard, Business Leader Director, said: “There were more than 250 entries overseen by our expert judging panel, so I’d like to congratulate Vanquish on receiving a nomination, which is a huge endorsement.”

The prestigious evening takes place on Thursday, September 15 at Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol and will be hosted by television personality Patrick Kielty.

The black-tie event is expected to attract around 600 guests, including CEOs, VIPs, business leaders and professionals and will feature a champagne reception, gala dinner and awards presentation.

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