Mrs. Margaret Bhaggan from Auto Care Enterprises Limited (centre) alongside her son (fourth from right) received the Diamond Sales Performance Award in the Automotive Division. From left to right: Mr. Kishore Advani – Director (ANSA Coatings Limited), Mr. Martin Criado – Caribbean and Latin America Manager (Protective Coatings – International Paints), Mr. Gerry C. Brooks – Chairman (ANSA Coatings Limited) & Sector Head – Manufacturing (ANSA McAL Group of Companies), Mr. Roger Roach – Managing Director (ANSA Coatings Limited), Mr. Conrad Aleong – Director (ANSA Coatings Limited) and Mr. Nazir Khan – Director (ANSA Coatings Limited).
On Wednesday 28th January 2015, ANSA Coatings Limited, a subsidiary of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies, hosted its 3rd Annual Awards Ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of the Trinidad Hilton and Conference Centre.
The ceremony is held each year to celebrate and recognize the company’s local franchise operators, distributors and contractors. Awards were given to the top performers in the company’s different divisions: Penta, Sissons, Glidden and Automotive Refinish. In addition to the evening’s awardees, also in attendance were employees from ANSA Coatings Limited, the company’s Directors and colleagues from the ANSA McAL Group of Companies.
The evening’s ceremony was hosted by local media personality, Ms. Sophie Wight. Mr. Roger Roach, Managing Director – ANSA Coatings Limited welcomed those in attendance with his opening remarks. He thanked the company’s partners for their loyalty and support which resulted in the company achieving their best financial results to date. In 2014 ANSA Coatings Limited saw record revenues with a 22% growth in profits.
The company saw its business expand into Jamaica with the establishment of ANSA Coatings Jamaica Limited in 2014. This expansion will facilitate the distribution of their Penta, Sissons and Nexa Auto Colour brands and they have also secured the rights to distribute Glidden in that territory as well. Mr. Roach indicated that for 2015 the company plans to open six new Colour Shops in Trinidad and two new Auto-Refinish dealerships, in Tobago and Mayaro.
Mr. Gerry C. Brooks, Chairman – ANSA Coatings Limited delivered the feature address. Mr. Brooks applauded ANSA Coatings Limited for their achievements in 2014, including record sales and record output in litreage from their manufacturing plant. The company opened two new Colour Shops and refurbished seven existing shops. He congratulated the company for completing their single largest floor coatings project for a food and beverage manufacturer.
Mr. Brooks encouraged those in attendance to be bold and transformative in these tough economic times and urged them to continue to increase their productivity and competitiveness. The night’s awardees were:
Penta Colour Shop of the Year for 2014
1st Place – Colour Dreams Colour Shop
2ndPlace – Ramlagan’s Colour Shop Limited
3rd Place – Future Colours Limited
Top Penta Trade Contractors for 2014
1st Place – N.H International
2nd Place – Trinity Housing
3rd Place – Profcoat Limited
1st Place – Future Colours Limited
2nd Place – Three Gills investment Limited
3rd Place – Ramlagan’s Colour Shop Limited
Sissons Colour Shop of the Year for 2014
1st Place – Chaguanas Colour Shop Limited
2nd Place – A. Painters Palette Limited
3rd Place – St. Augustine Colour Shop
Top Sissons Contractor
Pace Construction Services Limited
Automotive Division: Sales Performance 2014 – Bronze Award
Point Fortin Automotive
Automotive Division: Sales Performance 2014 – Gold Award
Tiny & Sons Auto
C&I Daves’ Auto
Automotive Division: Sales Performance 2014 – Platinum Award
Automotive Division: Sales Performance 2014 – Diamond Award
Auto Care Enterprises (ACE) Limited
Mr. David McEachrane (right) representing the Tobago Colour Shop – Future Colors Limited received the 1st place award in the Glidden category. Presenting the award is Mr. Roger Roach, Managing Director – ANSA Coatings Limited.
Corporate Communications Department
ANSA McAL Group of Companies
Friday 30th January, 2015
Tel: (868) 625-3670-75