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A Bury-based technology firm has won the Best in Class Technology award at the Made in Bury Business Awards, held on 1st December 2016.

Lex Business Equipment, a family run technology firm which specialises in the supply of document-output devices, managed print services as well as office stationery and furniture is celebrating after winning the technology award, sponsored by The Joshua Wilson Brain Tumour Charity.

The MIBBA’s, now in its fourth year, is one of the showpiece events in the Bury business calendar; championing local businesses and celebrating their outstanding achievements.

The judging panel chose Lex as their winner due to their ability to demonstrate consistently high service standards, exceptional standards of customer care and because they have identified new income streams as well as investing in workforce development.

The gala dinner was attended by over 350 people, and was sponsored by Bury Council and TowerFM, councillor and Leader of Bury Council, Rishi Shori commented: “I am delighted to celebrate the achievements of Bury businesses.  I want to thank all the companies that entered the Made in Bury awards and wish each and every one of you all the best for a fantastic future.”

It has been an exciting couple of months for the ambitious tech firm, with director Sam Elphick achieving highly commended for 2016 Young IT Professional, held at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester.

The firm has also recently undergone a complete brand review, and has unveiled its new logo to recognise that the company now offers a much more diverse range of products and services.

Lex’s new brand identity reflects their broadened product and service portfolio, which expands the supply and maintenance of document output products, such as photocopiers to include the provision of office stationery, furniture and IT hardware.

The company, which celebrates its 36th trading anniversary this year, continues to use the original red colouring which they have been recognised for since their inception.

Company vehicles have been liveried with the new look, and a new website is due to launch towards the end of the year; showcasing Lex’s complete product offering.

Commenting on Lex’s award win, managing director, Wayne Elphick said;

“It is an exciting time for Lex as we continue to grow and develop, our company has diversified to offer much more than a conventional office equipment provider, and this is a tremendous achievement for all of us. We are a Bury business, who employ local people and we are proud to continue to support the business community.

The award was collected by director Sam Elphick, alongside Suzanne Elphick and Adam Wilcox.

Lex boast a client list that ranges from SME’s through to public sector organisations and charities.

“This firm has a strong history and a proven track record in keeping up to date and supplying businesses with the latest technology for over 35 years. This is why Lex have been chosen as Best in Class.”
Andy Crane on behalf of the judging panel