South African brickmaker Corobrik has once again been awarded the PMR Diamond Arrow Award. Corobrik has received this prestigious award for seven consecutive years. Corobrik clients rank their perceptions of the company over a range of eleven attributed, each measuring excellence in service offered by Corobrik.
Dirk Meyer, Corobrik managing director says, “We are proud to receive this award. It means a great deal to us that the research conducted tell us that our clients value our service, something we constantly strive to improve. This year Corobrik has received a mean score of 4.30 out of a possible 5.0.
The evaluation process is conducted over the period December 2016 to the end of February 2017. Relevant respondents in the construction, manufacturing and architectural industries as well as suppliers rate their concept of Corobrik’s capacity and ability.
Topics ranked include: ability to meet orders, Black Economic Empowerment, competitive pricing, deliveries meeting promises, environmentally friendly solutions, flexibility, range and quality of products, response to queries, reputation and sustainable development practises.
“We would like to thank our clients, building materials retailers and members of the construction industry for their honest evaluation. The result confirms the consistency in our performance,” continues Meyer.
“Our staff are essential to use receiving this award. We would like to pay tribute to all employees. Without their dedication, most whom are shareholders in Corobrik, this award would not have been achieved,” he said.
Corobrik continually strives to improve all elements of the business, including ensuring manufacturing processes are to meet world class standards and so are continually working towards improving ISO accreditations.
Fourteen of our fifteen Corobrik factories have an ISO 9001 rating. Of these, eight achieved the ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001 environmental accreditation. Ten factories have received SANS 227 mark. Product testing is done through ISO-IES 17025 SANAS accredited testing laboratory number T.0158 in accordance with the accredited schedule.
“Constant investment in research has allowed us to reduce the environmental impact of our products from manufacture to use and reduce energy consumption in buildings constructed from our bricks,” concludes Corobrik MD, Dirk Meyer.