2018 is history but it was a fantastic year for Hardie Polymers.
We thought we’d catch our breath and summarise all our news from the last year.
So read why it was such a fantastic year for us…
Buying polymers? – the reasons for selecting the Best Polymer Distributor
We kicked off 2018 with a reminder of the many awards we have won in the last few years.
So why did we win these awards? We demonstrated the great service we give our customers when they are buying polymers.
Our reach is wide – we work with over 350 leading European suppliers.
What have plastics ever done for us?
We are long-standing members of the British Plastics Federation (BPF).
So in February we posted 7 reasons you should love plastic. This was based on facts from the BPF’s trusted website.
A charity cycle challenge with beautiful scenery
Fergus Hardie, Managing Director of Hardie Polymers, undertook a charity cycle challenge.
He raised money for Macmillan Cancer Support by cycling 66 miles/106 km in the Loch Ness Etape on 29th April.
So what do customers have to say about us?
We’re proud of the selection of industry awards we have won.
However, most importantly, what do our polymer customers have to say about the service they receive?
So we featured a few more customer quotes that you are welcome to read.
Announcing the new expanded professional polymer team
We were pleased, in May, to reveal our expanded line up. Additional new personnel joined our growing professional polymer team.
You can read all about our company’s dedicated staff.
Also learn how easy it is to search for the exact grade of plastic you need.
Our Team – Getting great polymer supplier deals for you
We continued introducing the Hardie Polymers team and featured two of our staff last year. Our Logistics Administrator, Danielle Thomson and also our new Material Sales Team Member, Monika Holowiecka were featured.
Danielle joined the team late 2017 with more than 15 years office administration experience including legal secretarial work. Danielle is kept busy being in constant contact with hauliers and also suppliers to ensure customers have the most up to date information regarding material deliveries.
Material Sales Team
Monika joined the Material Sales Team in January 2018. Her role entails finding required materials for clients, and making sure they can be delivered in an acceptable timeframe. Maintaining good customer relationships is of paramount importance.
A proud plastic pedigree
Do you like history?
Hardie Polymers was ‘born’ in 1924.
We have been supplying engineering plastics to UK moulding companies since 1960.
The Knowledge Base Series of Polymer articles
In August Plastikcity started to republish our series of polymer blogs by the late Dr Charlie Geddes.
Double polymer award success
We were delighted end the fantastic year being honoured with one polymer award and also shortlisted for another award.
Pictured below is our sixth consecutive annual Class 1 supplier award from Mitsubishi Electric.
They are a long-standing customer of ours so we are especially proud of this on-going recognition.
The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards
Hardie Polymers were short-listed for these awards in the Business Innovation category.
”We are delighted to have been recognised for our innovative and disruptive approach to the UK polymer distribution market. Supplying injection moulding companies right across the UK and Europe, we have brought real competition to a highly competitive industry.”
Fergus Hardie, Managing Director of Hardie Polymers.
You can read more here.
We ended our fantastic year with Fergus Hardie in the Plastikcity hot seat.
This interview by Tom Clarke was first featured on PlastikMedia on October.
Fergus details how Hardies have “significantly grown sales and customers… about 9 times larger than just 6 years ago!“
He paid tribute to “an outstanding team of people: fiercely loyal, hardworking and highly innovative.“