We are delighted to win the Emerging Exporter Award at the Insider’s North West International Trade Awards on Thursday 4th December.
The ceremony, hosted at The Lowry Hotel, showcased the most successful export stories from businesses throughout the region, and we are very proud and excited to have been recognised for our achievements.
It was a tense time on the Playdale table leading up to the announcement of the winners and we were over the moon to bring an award back to the Lake District.
The judges said: “Playdale was delivering on a meticulous plan to grow its international business, and while it was early days, the drive and commitment shown by the team – together with a well thought out strategy – had created traction in well over 20 countries”
Everyone at the company is proud of our achievement and excited about the future, none more-so than our Managing Director John Croasdale, who said:
“This award is well deserved recognition for our efforts in recent years and it makes me extremely proud. Whether it be involvement in making things happen at home or abroad everyone at Playdale has played their part in this export growth”
Who We Are Playdale today is a family concern, steered with care by our employees from our base in Cumbria. However the company has a long history, and over such a span of time, many changes and evolutions have happened. From a timber business operated out of the family farm, to an innovative and market-leading […]
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