ASL WIN Best Engineering Company of the Year!

18th June 2015

The success, hard work and achievement of south Somerset’s business was celebrated on Thursday 19th June at the Western Gazette’s annual Business Awards.

Winners of the coveted gongs at the glamorous ceremony at Westlands Yeovil were delighted as they were called to the stage to be congratulated by Western Gazette bosses and business leaders from the area.

The star performers of the evening included Avalon Sciences –

Winning best Engineering/Manufacturing Company of the Year.


Proud Winners (Bottom Right) – Gary Tubridy (CEO) and Roger Marriage (MD) holding ASL Award

The award recognises the hard work at Avalon Sciences across research and development, manufacture and product support. The achievement is further testimony of Avalon Sciences position as a market leader in providing borehole seismic equipment

But everyone was in agreement that all the finalists were winners, having earned their place during yet another year of business innovation and success in Yeovil and the surrounding area.

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Addressing the crowded ballroom, Western Gazette editor Emma Slee said: “Just take a look around the room – because this is what success looks like.

“All of our winners and finalists have demonstrated what is possible with a clear vision, planning, a little bit of courage and great people.

“As always with the Western Gazette Business Awards, judging was incredibly hard – in fact I’m sure it gets harder every year”.

“All of the shortlisted entries tonight are deserved winners and I commend you all. It has been tough for the judging team to separate them, so every business here tonight is a winner.”


Avalon Delegation – Left to Right – Staff Geoscientist William Wills, CFO Charles Hallows, CEO Gary Tubridy, Directors Sarah Tubridy and Roger Marriage, Logistics Manager Mike Kennedy and IT Manager Aaron Coleman

The Directors of Avalon would like to thank all the staff for helping ASL achieve this accolade. ASL would also like to thank the Western Gazette and their Sponsors for organising and hosting a fantastic awards evening.