11 April 2022

Kilwaughter Minerals Shortlisted for Prestigious Manufacturing Award

Kilwaughter Minerals Limited has been shortlisted for this year’s Made in Northern Ireland Awards.

Kilwaughter Minerals Limited has been shortlisted for this year’s Made in Northern Ireland Awards.

Now in their ninth year, the awards recognise and reward the excellence of the manufacturing sector in Northern Ireland, showcasing the successful achievements of innovative and forward-thinking businesses.

Reflecting its position as a leading business within Northern Ireland, Kilwaughter received a shortlist position in the Manufacturer of the Year Award (above £25m) category.

Gary Wilmot, CEO at Kilwaughter Minerals commented:

“Our team is very proud to have been named as part of the 2022 Made in Northern Ireland shortlist, a clear recognition of manufacturing excellence.

“As a team, we want to delight our customers and this is at the heart of our strategy and our focus on innovation. We continue to build momentum in our manufacturing expertise through significant long-term investments in our people, our processes, and our plant.”

Established in 1939, Kilwaughter Minerals is an innovative mineral processor that produces high quality products for the construction and agriculture sectors.

The company’s entry to the Manufacturer of the Year Award (above £25m) highlighted Kilwaughter’s commitment to manufacturing excellence and their significant growth despite the pandemic.

Gary continued:

“As we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic Kilwaughter Minerals is well-placed to meet the needs of our customers and employees and we look forward to continuing to serve within our core industries.

“I would like to extend my congratulations to all those included on this year’s shortlist, and we are very much looking forward to the award presentation event on 13th May.”

Kilwaughter Minerals was recently awarded a prestigious Insulated Render & Cladding Association (INCA) Award for best-in-class in the insulation and rendered finish refurbishment category, ranking higher than numerous UK wide counterparts and also received a community engagement award for Stakeholder of the Year at the 2021 Social Enterprise NI Awards.

The 2022 Made in Northern Ireland Awards are being held at Titanic Hotel, Belfast on 13th May.


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Notes to Editor

  • Established in 1939, Kilwaughter Minerals Limited is a quarry and mineral processor headquartered on a 75-acre site in Larne, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Kilwaughter produces calcium carbonate based products including, limestone sands, aggregates, derivative products for construction and broader industry and a range of products for the agriculture and landscaping sectors.
  • Kilwaughter’s brands include Kilwaughter Lime, K Systems and K Rend, with K Rend being the UK and Ireland’s largest independent silicone render manufacturer

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