South Coast Business Awards Nomination for R&M

22 Jun 2015 | Filed under: News, Press Release

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South Coast Business Awards 2015 have nominated R&M Electrical Group Ltd as one of 4 finalists in the Smith & Williamson Award for Best International Performance by a South Coast company.

This prestigious award recognises companies in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight who have developed international trade over the past 3 years and is judged on increasing export activity, expansion of overseas operations, entrance into new international markets and overseas manufacturing.

Export Growth

R&M have increased our export activity over the past 3 years through both our Exports and Projects
Divisions.  Located in our head office in Southampton, UK, we distribute cable and electrical items globally to over 90 locations.  We offer both simple distribution services or a full project management facility, including technical specification, supply chain management and a technical documentation service.

Ideally located to service the marine industry our Marine Division have rapidly expanded to include Highlight-image05growth within the cruise sectors, and through establishing a stores facility in Palma, Mallorca with a view to servicing the luxury super yacht markets.

Overseas Operations & International Markets

R&M work closely with several international join venture partners based in the USA and Australia.  This has enabled us over the past few year to successfully develop oversea locations, strategically located to service our chosen market sectors.

This includes distribution facilities in the UAE (including Dubai and Abu Dhabi), Iraq, Mallorca and R&M owned divisions in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan – see our website division pages for full details.

“We were very pleased to be nominated for the South Coast Business Awards, and recognise the complement to our long-term commitment to the expansion of our overseas business interests.  We are always actively looking to develop international markets and have recently opened a joint venture undertaking in Singapore with a view to expanding operations into South East Asia, with other similar exciting plans in the pipe line these are truly exciting times for R&M!”  hints William Crook – Director.

The results of the South Coast Business Awards will be announced at a gala evening, hosted at the St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton, UK on the 10th of July.