The new British shower tray company wins the SME Award and invests in the production process
This shower tray manufacturer based in Gloucestershire was introduced to the market in early 2020 and won the SME News Award for the "Best Shower Tray Manufacturer of 2021".
Operations Director John Tanner said: “We are proud to be recognized as'Best Shower Tray Manufacturer of 2021' at the SME News Awards on behalf of Made in Britain. However, we will not be satisfied with the status quo. We Several new designs, surface treatments and colors are under development and will be launched in 2022."
He told kbbreview: “In the past 12 months, we have spent time analyzing and resolving criticisms against the established shower tray manufacturing and supply base. This information is obtained through extensive market research, and our team has worked with everyone There were conversations ranging from local independent retailers to national pipeline vendors, online retailers, and of course consumers."
Tanner added that the company has always focused on "lean manufacturing" and invested in the establishment of the best team, and introduced as many production processes as possible in-house in order to better control quality and supply.
He explained how this benefits the business: "With our extensive plastics experience and in-house R&D facilities, we have been able to design and develop our own specific molds and related tools and fixtures. These key attributes promote the scalability of our business model And the commercial viability of continuing to introduce new designs and pallet sizes."
The company has also developed its own specific "stone resin" mixture to achieve the best balance of strength and weight. Tanner said: "Using new technology and equipment, our manufacturing process is unique in the market."
The company says it offers a full range of finishes suitable for any bathroom design. These range from its non-slip connection tray to its natural granite tone Revelation collection. It also launched several new designs, finished products and colors in 2022, but Private Room recognizes the challenges of the future, especially in terms of cost. Tanner said: "As a company, the biggest challenge we face is the delivery time of raw materials and rising prices, and prices are rising every day. As a new business, this brings us to commercial problems in cost accounting. We are working hard to offset any price increases in the market by continuously improving efficiency through manufacturing and engineering without compromising quality."