Refresh Renovations Manawatu, Scafit Limited, and OBO have been announced as finalists for a new UCOL-sponsored Manawatū Business Award.
The UCOL Construction and Manufacturing Award was open to any business operating in the manufacturing, engineering or building sectors including all ancillary trades and service providers.
provides scaffolding solutions for construction and maintenance projects across the lower and central North Island.
is a worldwide market-leader in manufacturing hockey goal-keeping equipment. It has also been nominated for the Higgins Spirit of the Manawatū Award.
UCOL Executive Dean of the Faculty of Trades and Technology, Dr Nicky Van der Bergh says the calibre of entrants was high and the bar was set early on in the interviews.
"The finalists have shown good business practice and have made exceptional contributions not only to their own business but to the region and nationally too. One of the most impressive observations was each business’ commitment to their teams.”