Steber International Awarded Manufacturer of the Year



Steber International Awarded Manufacturer of the Year

In front of a record attendance at The Hunter Manufacturing Awards held in Newcastle at the Wests Leagues Club, Steber International was announced the overall Manufacturer of the Year.

 During the night, Steber’s recieved The Award for Excellence in Design and was very proud and overwhelmed to be named the Overall Manufacturer of the Year.

The Judges said that this was an all-round splendid performance by a discernibly energetic, innovative and employee empowering company, and that their strong sense of this business and the people in it was that “they just get it”.   Across the board they are using programs, techniques, initiatives, investment and involvement in every sense of that word to allow them to run as hard as possible – and they are.

The criteria for the awards included:
Product design’s unique concept and material usage in the market place
Performance and design parameters
Evidence of impact on safety, sales, productivity
Community support and involvement
Management Philosophy and Employee Commitment
Commitment to continuous improvement process
Sustainability of products and services
World Class performance in manufacturing

During Alan Steber’s acceptance speech, Alan emphasized maximizing Australian content, export achievements, staff training, business capabilities and in closing stated that we are “PROUD TO BE AN AUSSIE MANUFACTURER”   A standing ovation followed.

A credit to the Hunter Manufacturing Awards (HMA) for arranging such a professional well organised event. There was a french theme to the night and everyone had a great time.

Pictured – Colin Steber, Graham Steber and Alan Steber during the major award acceptance.