Success for Aish at the Solent Business Awards

Published on: 28th October 2016

Aish Technologies, the Poole-based defence systems design and manufacturer, has won the Dynamic Growth Award at the 2016 Solent Business Awards. The company triumphed over some of the biggest organisations in the Dorset and Hampshire business community, picking up the award which recognises companies that demonstrate true innovation with the energy and passion for delivering change.

Lloyd Bates, Aish’s Managing Director, was thrilled to pick up the award. He commented:

“This is testament to the hard work and commitment every single member of the Aish team has put in over the last few years, as the company has transformed and grown. Following another successful financial year, I am so proud to be part of a night that has truly exceeded expectations.”

The Solent Business Awards, organised by The Business Magazine, is designed to recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements across the south coast. Judges this year, which include the Growth Award sponsor Pitmans LLP, said they were amazed by the depth of entries. David Murray, publisher of the Business Magazine commented “These awards are aimed very much at the ‘top-end‘; they are prestigious trophies that attract entries from the very best companies.”

Companies associated with Aish were quick to offer their congratulations, including messages of support from NatWest Bank, Inspire Professional Services and Steele Raymond Solicitors.

Aish Technologies has experienced significant growth in the last 3 years, with sales in 2015 up 30% on the previous year. In 2016 the company has continued to expand and is on target to again exceed budgetary forecasts. It employs over 240 staff at its Broom Road headquarters, where primary focus is on the Marine and Defence sectors.

To find out more about Aish please contact Aish Technologies on tel: 01202 307007 or visit

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The Aish team celebrate award success                           Lloyd Bates, Managing Director – Aish Technologies