Armatile, based in Armagh City, has received a prestigious award at the recent national Tile Association Awards, held in Birmingham, for “Excellence in Supply and Services;” fending off stiff competition from their industry peers throughout the UK and Ireland.
The Tile Association Award was presented to Armatile in recognition of the company’s unique, specialist skills for manufacturing customised tile and mosaic surfaces; supplied to exclusive interior, commercial and residential projects around the world. Receiving the Excellence in Supply & Services Award were, l-r Philip Lucas, Martin Mallon and Paul Quinn.
At the spectacular gala awards night, hosted by former England rugby international Kyran Bracken MBE, the country’s leading companies gathered to celebrate the latest innovations and achievements, as well as recognising excellence at all levels in the tile industry. In all, there were over 70 nominees in 17 very competitive categories.
Founded in 1975, Armatile is a local, family-owned company started by husband and wife team James and Patricia McCann. Since then Armatile has developed into a dynamic, innovative tile company that has differentiated its’ products and services to stand out in a highly competitive marketplace. Its portfolio includes three award- winning showrooms (Armagh, Belfast & Newry), a distribution network throughout Ireland, a bespoke design and manufacturing facility and a dedicated contracts team delivering unique tiling products to an extensive range of commercial, restoration, hospitality and retail fit-out projects.
Accepting the TTA Award Armatile’s Managing Director Paul Quinn said; “In a demanding and competitive market, we design, manufacture, supply and distribute a wide range of high quality unique bespoke tile mosaics, patterns, features and fabricated products to a broad range of partners within the tile industry. This award is an amazing recognition of the skill and dedication of the entire team in Armatile, particularly our design and production teams, who consistently deliver high quality decorative tile products and excellent service, to our customers around the world.”
In 2018, the company manufactured and supplied tile products for projects throughout the world including; Ireland, the United Kingdom, Russia, Canada, Nigeria and France. Armatile is proudly flying the flag for excellence in local manufacturing and the tile industry in regional and overseas markets and is planning on more investment in people and plant in 2019, to enable future growth in both new and existing markets.