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SFL awarded “Exporter of the Year” by North Devon Manufacturing Association.

16 October 2023

Manufacturing Award

The prestigious NDMA awards were held on Thursday 12th October 2023 at The Barnstable Hotel.

The Awards recognise manufacturing achievements and celebrate world-class manufacturing across Northern Devon. SFL Managing Director Flavio Buccianti attended the event and was honoured to except the coveted “Exporter of the Year” award.

SFL Managing Director Flavio Buccianti

Mr Buccianti said of the award, “SFL are delighted to receive this prestigious NDMA award and be recognise for our manufacturing achievements, thank you NDMA we are proud to be the winners in the ‘Exporter of 2023’ category!”

SFL were pleased to be able to join fellow manufacturers from throughout North Devon to celebrate the achievements of the region’s world-class industries.

Editor’s Notes:

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 NDMA Awards

The prestigious NDMA awards recognise manufacturing achievements throughout North Devon. Find out more here https://www.ndma.org.uk/news-events/ndma-awards/

About SFL

SFL, formerly known as Selkirk Manufacturing, is a leading prefabricated chimney manufacturer in the UK. It has over 50 years of experience in flue & chimney systems across Residential, Commercial, and Industrial markets. As part of its next chapter, SFL has completed an extensive rebranding overhaul following its recent acquisition by the Sphering Group.

Sphering is the market leader in Flue and Air Care across Europe. Its portfolio includes Apros, Eurotip, Joncoux, Lorflex, MK, SFL and most recently EKA in Germany. As a committed company, determined to play an active role towards the environment and society, Sphering has its own R&D centre: “WeLab”. This facility has allowed the group to comply with the newest European standards in terms of security, safety, and performance of their products and adopt a responsible innovation approach.

The Sphering Group has over 1000 employees and a turnover of 190 million euros, with each business renowned for expertise in the design, manufacturing and distribution of innovative, high-quality chimney and ventilation systems.

Sphering celebrated a century of existence in 2019. Faithful to its historical values, Sphering has implemented its CARE policy with customers, employees, secured and efficient products, environment, and society. Supported by committed local teams and backed by controlled financial stability, the Group has demonstrated its ability to carry out rapid, structured, and profitable growth.


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