Safety company Pyroban® has won the ‘Large Business of the Year’ Award in the 2022 Adur and Worthing Business (AWB) Awards

Pyroban received the award on Friday 4th November 2022 at The Pavilion, Worthing in recognition of the business’ success and contribution to industry. Nearly 400 guests all representing the Adur & Worthing business community attended the event.

The judges were looking for “a business with 50+ employees which can demonstrate outstanding organisation,  strong growth and innovation strategies plus market prowess in its sector. Although based in Adur and Worthing, entrants in this category may have a local, regional, national or international market.  A commitment to environmental issues will enhance an entry in this category”.

Pyroban which has been based in Shoreham, West Sussex (UK) since the 1980s provides bespoke solutions to protect mobile equipment such as forklifts and fixed power systems that operate in potentially explosive atmospheres, and other related activities. Pyroban solutions are essential across a range of industry sectors all over the world including petrochemical, pharmaceutical, food and drink, aviation and the energy sectors where workers are at risk of explosion.

“I’m so proud of everyone at Pyroban for their dedication and hard work. This award is acknowledgement of their efforts and amazing achievement through another tough year for businesses across the world. I’m blessed to work with such a great team,” says Steve Noakes, Pyroban’s Managing Director.

Pyroban has previously won the ‘Manufacture and Engineering’ and the ‘Training and Development’ awards and last year, Apprentice Matthew Turner also became a finalist in the ‘Young Achiever’ category. Pyroban has a history of almost 50 years in West Sussex, and remains committed to build on this heritage by providing sustainable jobs in the Adur and Worthing area (and beyond) with ongoing investment in the facility.

AWBA Chairman, Peter Webb MBE DL said: “Congratulations to all our amazing finalists and winners. The awards night was a huge success, and it was wonderful to celebrate the achievements of so many innovative businesses that contribute to the success of our local economy”.

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PICTURED: Steve Noakes, Managing Director (centre holding award) and members of the Pyroban team take to the stage to collect the AWBA Large Business of the Year Award 2022.