Vado scoops Brand Innovation at PHG Awards

Brassware manufacturer wins trophy at buying group Supplier Award

10 Jun, 19

Brassware manufacturer Vado has scooped Brand Innovation of the Year from bathroom and plumbing merchants’ buying group PHG, as part of its annual Suppliers Awards.

Vado scoops PHG Award


As voted by members. the Brand Innovation Award – part of the PHG Awards – recognises enthusiasm, differentiation and identifies what makes each company stand out against its suppliers.

Held at Carden Park in Cheshire, the awards were presented by PHG chairman David Pochin.

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Vado supplies bathroom and kitchen taps, showers, accessories and fittings through bathroom retailers and merchants in the UK.

Most recently, Vado introduced a slimmed down version of its Life brassware.

Director of National Accounts for Vado Steven Swallow commented: “We had a superb year with PHG in 2018 and that momentum has continued into this year.

“I want to send out a big thank you to all our staff who have played a vital role in helping us towards this award”.

The full line-up of winners included:

  • Bathroom Award – Pura Bathrooms
  • Plumbing Award – Polypipe
  • Heating Award – Stelrad
  • Instinct Award – Roper Rhodes
  • New Supplier of the Year – Mermaid
  • Innovation Award – Vado
  • Overall Supplier of the Year – Polypipe

PHG has 19 members across the UK and Ireland, with a combined trading history that exceeds a thousand years.