Marshalls plc, the UK’s leading manufacturer of superior concrete and natural stone hard landscape products has been voted one of Britain’s most admired companies in a recent survey by Management Today and Nottingham Business School.
Results from the analysis show Marshalls featuring in several of the top ten lists out of the nine benchmarked categories of which the companies are assessed.
In the ‘Quality of Marketing’ section Marshalls was only fractions from taking the top spot from some of the UK’s biggest brands such as BSkyB, Cadbury and Marks and Spencer. In ‘Quality of Goods and Services’ again it found itself in good company with Rolls-Royce, Diageo, Johnson Matthey and Serco Group. In support of the other positions in the ‘Use of Corporate Assets’ only Unilever and SIG plc found themselves higher.
Chris Harrop, Group Marketing Director for Marshalls, said:
“Marshalls is really very proud of this achievement which is based on peer group ratings and consolidates our status as market leader. In the Most Admired League Table, Marshalls has always featured highly which is a true testament to our commitment to providing innovative products, inspirational design and expert installation whilst ensuring that our business is conducted in a highly sustainable manner.”
Highlights of the company’s year include a host of new innovative products, new customer services, pioneering ethical and bio-diversity initiatives, operational and product carbon reducing programmes and its increasingly recognised work in the community. Marshalls is also continuing to encourage schools to join the RHS Gardening for Schools Campaign and for people of all ages to be involved and celebrate good garden design through its three year sponsorship of the world renowned RHS Chelsea Flower Show.