ROCKWOOL named as finalist in prestigious Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

South Wales manufacturing company, ROCKWOOL, has recently been announced as a finalist in the Lloyds Bank Mid-Market Business of the Year Award category in the National Business Awards 2020. The shortlisting is a commendation to ROCKWOOL’s established market position, growth and success over the years.

The National Business Awards recognise the nation’s most impressive public, private and third sector businesses, with the Mid-Market Business of the Year award celebrating the contribution of businesses to the UK economy.

ROCKWOOL, the UK’s leading manufacturer of non-combustible, stone wool insulation products, has made significant investments into the business’ base in Bridgend and has demonstrated excellent expansion and sustained growth plans.

With a culture of ambition, integrity, responsibility and efficiency, ROCKWOOL’s growth aspirations, ongoing innovation and high performing product range were just some of the reasons behind its recent shortlisting.

ROCKWOOL’s turnover has increased 68% over the last two years as a result of continued investment. As a living wage employer, creating over 130 jobs to support the local economy since 2018, ROCKWOOL is pioneering its own success with an investment in technology, sustainability and new market segments to ensure its performance continues to go from strength to strength.

“When it comes to business recognition, the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards are the ones to win. They allow any successful organisation to tell their story, from large private and public companies, to thriving entrepreneurial businesses, promising start-ups and established SMEs. Winning a Lloyds Bank National Business Award comes with significant business benefits, including increased brand awareness and reputation among customers and partners, valuable insight into best practice and employee recognition and retention.” said Sarah Austin, Awards Director.

“We are incredibly pleased to be named as finalists in the Lloyds Bank Mid-Market Business of the Year Award. We have worked hard over the years to maintain our market position as the UK’s leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation and have made significant investments in our business to deliver the best service for the construction industry. This shortlisting is a testament to the determination and drive the entire team at ROCKWOOL has to retain our position within the market.” Darryl Matthews, Managing Director at ROCKWOOL.

The awards are scheduled to take place virtually on 10th November 2020. To find out more, please visit To learn more about ROCKWOOL, please visit