Roadbridge – Q-Mark National Awards Winner 2014

Roadbridge have become the first construction company to achieve the status of Overall winner at the National Q-Mark Awards 2014.

These awards took place at a glamourous ceremony held in the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Dublin on 26th September 2014, attended by some of Ireland’s largest companies.

The night got off to a great start for Roadbridge when they were announced as the winners of the Q-Mark for Quality Management Systems Level 3, their first time to be nominated at this level.  However, it didn’t end there and to their great surprise and delight, were unveiled as one of the three shortlisted organisations for the overall National Award for Quality Management Systems, only to be announced as the winner of this prestigious award.

Level 3The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, who attended this year’s National Q Mark Awards, said “At the heart of our jobs plan is supporting Irish businesses providing products and services to the highest global standards and creating good, sustainable employment. It is great to see tonight so many Irish businesses from all parts of the country making high standards a key part of their offering to customers. These are the innovative Irish businesses that will power the engine of our recovery, and I wish them every success in the future”.Irene Collins, Managing Director of Excellence Ireland Quality Association – Guardians of The Q Mark said “Reward and recognition is a big part of how Roadbridge do business. Winning this award is fantastic recognition for their ongoing commitment to continuous improvement and creative solutions to the daily challenges of operating many diverse projects across Ireland, UK, Europe and now the UAE. What a brilliant result!”
Roadbridge’s Managing Director Conor Gilligan added “this wasindeed a very proud night for the Company as Roadbridge became the Overall National Winner of the Q Mark Award for Quality Management Systems.This award was open to all Industries and Companies in Ireland who operate to the Q Mark Standard. It is a huge achievement for the Company and no doubt will enhance the profile and status of Roadbridge not just in the Construction Industry but as a Global Corporate and will be looked upon by both clients and all associates of Roadbridge in an extremely favourable light. Huge credit and a big thank you to the Quality Department led by Peter Byrne and indeed to all the staff of the company who both embrace and operate our Quality Management System on a daily basis.

 The last five years have seen a period of retrenchment and consolidation in our Company. We are confident that the next five years will see a period of sustained growth for the business. Having robust operating and management systems within our Company will enhance our ability to avail of any opportunities that will arise in the future.”

Roadbridge has demonstrated extraordinary levels of dedication and unerring quality throughout The Q-Mark assessment process. Their award winning success can be attributed to the dedication of every single member of the team in their interaction with The Q-Mark. Being named Overall National Champions of The Q-Mark Award for Quality Management Systems demonstrates exceptional standards of Quality and Excellence in everything they do.

Roadbridge’s Q-Mark journey began back in 2008 and they have consistently increased their scores year upon year since then as can be seen below: