Decking Product Manufacturer says Premier's Sustainability Awards "A great thrill and wonderful recognition"
Decking Product Manufacturer says Premier's
Sustainability Awards "A great thrill and wonderful
Winner of last year's Innovative Products
or Services Award in the annual Victorian Premier's Sustainability
Awards, ModWood Technologies, is urging other innovative
businesses, councils and community groups to enter this year's
awards program, saying "it's a real thrill to be recognised on a
Campbellfield building products business, ModWood
Technologies won the 2013 award for their bushfire-resistant
decking product, Flame Shield® - a wood-plastic composite
designed and manufactured in Victoria, suitable for use in high
risk bushfire prone areas up to and including Bushfire Attack Level
40 (BAL 40) or extreme bushfire conditions.
"ModWood is a great example of a Victorian business responding
to increasing demand for clean and green products," said David
Cooper, General Manager, ModWood Technologies.
"We've put a lot of time and effort into developing, testing and
marketing ModWood and now sell it all over Australia. Winning
this award has helped open doors for us in Australia and overseas -
any innovation businesses, like ours, would benefit from entering
the awards in 2014."
The Premier's Sustainability Awards showcase organisations,
institutions, businesses, community groups and individuals who
demonstrate practical efforts to reduce their everyday
CEO of Sustainability Victoria Stan Krpan said
the awards are a great way to recognise and celebrate leadership in
"The Premier's Sustainability Awards are the most prestigious
environmental awards in the state."
"Finalists and winners receive valuable recognition from the
Victorian government, their communities and customers. They can use
their involvement in the program to demonstrate a genuine and
practical commitment to sustainability and gain a competitive
This year the awards provide even more
opportunities for recognition. Entries are open in nine categories:
Cleaner Yarra and Bay (a new category), Community, Education,
Environmental Protection, Infrastructure and Buildings, Innovative
Products or Services, Large Business, Small and Medium Enterprises,
The Premier's Sustainability Awards are managed by
Sustainability Victoria on behalf of the Victorian Government and
the Premier of Victoria.
Entries close on Monday 2 June.
Visit sustainabilityawards.vic.gov.au for entry
criteria and kits, queries and information sessions.
For media queries, contact:
Catherine Newell, 0423 587 478, firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin Reeve, 0437 309 891, email@example.com
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