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Coventry plastics manufacturer prepares to welcome Lord-Lieutenant

Published: 11 July 2022 - Neil Mead

After being honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade in April this year, Whitefurze gears up for a summer of celebration. 

The company has grown from selling a small range of plastic consumer products to a successful and dynamic business with comprehensive ranges covering Food Storage, Food Prep, Gardening, General Storage, Housewares and Pet. Serving both independent and national accounts since its opening in 1978 to showcasing outstanding growth in export markets over the past three year period, now exporting to 24 countries worldwide.

The winners have been invited to Buckingham Palace for a reception this summer, hosted by the Royal Family to mark their achievements.

The Lord-Lieutenant will visit the company in September for a tour of its headquarters 160,000 sqft warehouse and extensive showroom, which is one of 3 locations in the local area, ahead of presenting the company with the prestigious Grant of Appointment and commemorative crystal trophy.

Owner and managing director Phillip Lanni commented: "Whilst this has been a very challenging time for all trading companies Whitefurze have continued to service our customer base both old and new. We are therefore delighted to win this award which recognises both our employees, customers and suppliers without whom this success would not have been possible."

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