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04 March 2016

Topform Wins Overall SFA National Small Business Award 2016

Posted By: AIB Business
Topform Wins Overall SFA National Small Business Award 2016

Topform won the overall SFA National Small Business Award 2016 at a gala event in the RDS, Dublin on 3rd March.

Describing itself as a “Creative Worktop Solutions Company”, AIB customer Topform has evolved from a traditional manufacturer of kitchen worktops to a formidable force in this space. Established in 1976, the company now employs 47 at its manufacturing facility in Gort, Co. Galway.  

The Awards night turned out to be a great occasion for our customers, with awards / commendations in seven of the eight categories.


Category Winners

Business Name


Ash Technologies

Innovator of the Year


Outstanding Small Business (sponsored by AIB)

JJ O’Toole



Small Business Exporter


Overall Small Business of the Year

Winners of the Innovation of the year award



Winners of the Outstanding Business award



Winners of the Services award



Winners of the Small Business Exporter award



Highly Commended


Business Name



Food & Drink

Killary Adventure Company


Adams and Butler

Small Business Exporter

Wood Energy Solutions

Innovator of the Year

The SFA also recognised three AIB customers in the “Emerging New Business” section:


Now in its 12th year, the SFA National Small Business Awards celebrate achievement, innovation and excellence in small Irish businesses.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Catherine Moroney (Head of AIB Business Banking) said: “We were delighted to sponsor the ‘Outstanding Small Business’ award at this year’s event, and well done to AIB customer EireChrom on a well-deserved win. AIB has supported this awards programme for many years, and our customers continue to win accolades year after year. I’d like to congratulate all of those who were shortlisted, highly commended or winners this year, and a big congratulations to the team at Topform who scooped the Small Business Exporter and Overall Best Small Business Award 2016. It’s a fantastic achievement and timely recognition since Topfrom is celebrating 40 years in business in 2016.”

For a full list of winners from the SFA National Small Business Award 2016, visit

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