Blue Group collected an impressive three awards at the recent Powerscreen Awards Ceremony, which was part of Powerscreen’s Global Conference, held in Miami, Florida.
The event began on March 19th at the Turnberry Isle Resort, with dealers and customers coming together from across the world for a pre-event catch up. The following day began early in the conference room, with presentations from Colin Clements, Powerscreen’s Global Product Line Director, Joe Cassidy, Regional Sales Manager at Powerscreen and Dearbhaile Mulholland the company’s Marketing Manager amongst others. There was also a question and answer session with Blue Group’s Austin Carey and Powerscreen Sales Manager for the UK, Barry O’Hare, highlighting to all attendees at the event how Blue Scotland are leading the way in terms of customer service.
The afternoon sessions were about drilling down in to the details. Working in separate groups the attendees from the 70 distributors present, held discussions with the Powerscreen Management Teams on topics such as New Product Development, Training, Customer Support and Marketing.
The following day was all about the seeing the machines in action. On live demo was the new Chieftain 2200 screener, 1150 Maxtrak cone crusher and Warrior 1200 screener as well as a Trakpactor 550 Impactor Crusher, Metrotrak jaw crusher and Premiertrak 400X mobile jaw crusher. The machines were on display, along with a further 17 static machines at a Cemex quarry, just on the outskirts of Miami.
That evening it was the much anticipated Global Leader Awards, with Blue Group enjoying a highly successful night. Blue Southern’s Brian Maxwell picked up the award for Global leader in Technical Support Innovation. This was related to the Blue Southern Service Team’s pursuit of aftersales excellence as well as a number of innovative solutions introduced that enables their field service engineers to troubleshoot quickly. Blue Scotland and Austin Carey collected the Global Leader in Safety and Customer Experience. This particular award related to the way Blue Scotland excel in looking after customers and building relationships by offering operator training, machine demonstrations and a highly supporting handover process. Pat McGeary completed the hat-trick with the Global Award for Commitment to Sales Team Development. Pat and the team at Blue Central have developed a highly successful sales team which is supported by a strong emphasis on product training.
Commenting on the awards, Pat McGeary, Chairman at Blue Group said, “These awards are testament to the hard work demonstrated by all the staff at Blue Group, along with our commitment to continually lead the way in machinery sales and customer support best practice. We are very proud to be associated with such a progressive and leading brand such as Powerscreen, and to be recognised by them for the work we do is immensely pleasing”