Glennon Brothers win ‘Softwood Trader of the Year’ Award

Pictured at the awards representing Glennon Brothers from left to right:
Gary Neville, Gary Sowerby, Paul Treacy, Pat Glennon, Scott Shiells, Zoe
Lyons (Guest Speaker), Mike Glennon, Damien Cross and Tom Eagling.

Glennon Brothers have won the ‘Softwood Trader of the Year’ Award in London, the Timber Trade Journal’s (TTJ) most coveted award. The TTJ Awards are widely seen as the most prestigiousin the timber sector.

The 23rd TTJ Awards took place at Hilton Bankside Hotel, London and were open to companies across the UK and Ireland, to vote for their choice of ‘Best in Class’ timber supplier. Glennon Brothers is the first ever home grown timber supplier to win the award.

Glennon Brothers were also one of only three finalists selected for the ‘Smart Manufacturing’ Award. The £14 million biomass Combined Heat & Power (CHP) plant, was recognised as an investment project that has led to a significant improvement in production efficiency. Completed in 2018 in the Troon facility in Scotland, the plant produces 2.5MW of electrical power, sufficient to supply the entire site, with surplus energy being transferred to the UK national grid.

Mike Glennon, joint Managing Director of Glennon Brothers said; “We are absolutely thrilled to win the prestigious Softwood Trader of the Year Award, particularly in such a highly
competitive market. I’d like to sincerely thank our customers for voting for Glennon Brothers, and for their continued support and faith in us. Over 500 families in the UK and Ireland, depend on Glennon Brothers for their livelihood. On their behalf, I would like to say a big thank you for your business.”

Pat Glennon, joint Managing Director of Glennon Brothers said; “This win is recognition of the hard work and effort put in by the people working in Glennon Brothers. We are very fortunate to have such a great team. Thanks to everyone in the business, who strive to deliver high quality products and excellent customer service from forest to front door.”