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Build it announces Regional Winners

24 June 2015

The Build it group recently announced its regional award winners.

"lt gives me great pleasure to be able to recognise and reward those that go the extra mile. We are currently trading in a very tough environment and l am continuously amazed at what l see," said Managing Director Ray Whitmore.

The prestigious Mr Build it awards went to:

  • KwaZulu-Natal: Barry Bowman (lxopo Build it)
  • North Rand: Wiek Walkenshaw (Tzaneen Build it)
  • South Rand: Andre van Tonder (Witbank Build it)
  • Western Cape: Riaan van Staden (Crown Build it, Namibia)
  • Lowveld: Thomas Schmuck (Tonga & Kamhlushwa Build it)
  • Eastern Cape: Brendan Raasch (Nkwenkwezi Build it)

Criteria for the Regional Store of the Year Award includes, but not limited to, the overall store image and appearance, product range, standards and layout, store innovation, as well as customer service. The winners are:
  • North Rand: Mokopane Build it
  • Western Cape: Vredendal Build it
  • KwaZulu-Natal: Ladysmith Build it
  • Lowveld: Tubatse Build it
  • South Rand: Gold Reef Build it
  • Eastern Cape: De Aar Build it

The group also recognises those stores that have made a remarkable improvement over the past year.

These Most Improved Store winners are:

  • North Rand: Build & Save Build it
  • Lowveld: Moratiwa Build it
  • South Rand: Potchefstroom Build it
  • Eastern Cape: Fort Jackson Build it
  • Western Cape: Upington Build it
  • KwaZulu-Natal: Matatiele Build it

Other awards included the regional supplier of the year awards, as well as the national service provider of the year award. These were awarded to:

National service provider: Geointel

Regional suppliers:

  • North Rand: Medal Paints
  • Lowveld: Duram
  • South Rand: Academy Brushware
  • Eastern Cape: IDM Cement
  • Western Cape: Plascon
  • KwaZulu-Natal: Build lt Imports DC

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