Offering a range of domestic fire sprinkler alternatives, Plumis established the Automist brand in 2008, a series of innovative fire suppression systems which were voted as being one of the top 15 British inventions of the last decade by the British Library.
Judges commented on how Design Director and co-inventor of Automist, Yusuf Muhammad, is truly passionate’ about his product and company, as well as congratulating Plumis on its commercial developments.
The Innovator of the Year category celebrates the achievements of businesses and their unusual management strategies, from ground breaking product designs through to cutting edge manufacturing techniques.
Plumis Design Director, Yusuf Muhammad commented: We are delighted to win this award and be recognised for our company’s innovative approach. At Plumis we seek to create products and services that set the standard for seamless property and life protection in the home, and enable modern open layouts that meet the fire safety requirements of Building Regulations.
Tim Hinton, Managing Director, SME & Mid Markets at Lloyds Bank, commented: The stories behind this year’s award winners are incredibly interesting and motivating. It’s great to see the combination of personal passion and clever business thinking that have driven these businesses forward.
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