Poole-based defence systems design & manufacturer Aish Technologies Ltd have been nominated for 3 business awards in both Local and National competitions.

Following last year’s significant business improvements and success Aish Technologies where nominated for 2 Solent business awards. This included the main ‘Company of the Year’ award recognised our 2014 growth strategy and ‘Management Team of the Year’ award dedicated to our restructuring strategy and ongoing business growth and people development.

At the end of highly glamorous night at the Solent Business Awards, Aish where awarded 2nd and 3rd in the Management Team and Company of the year awards respectively.

Lloyd Bates managing director of Aish commented:

‘We would like to thank everyone involved, their outstanding commitment and hard work has made nights and opportunities like this possible. Thank you to The Business Magazine for hosting a wonderful evening and for once again recognising Aish’s innovative approach to business on the south coast, we hope to be back here next year!’

Next up, we look forward to the National Lloyd’s Bank awards. Aish have been nominated for the ‘SME of the year’ award, with the winner due to be announced on the 14th November.



The Solent Business Awards is sponsored by KPMG, NatWest, Pitmans Law, Taylor Made Computer Solutions and James Cowper Kreston and is organised by The Business Magazine. The award organisers cite that every year the sheer quality and range of entries they receive makes it more and more difficult for the judges to choose a winner, underlining the wealth of business talent in the region.

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The Lloyd’s Bank National Business Awards is the flagship awards programme that recognises and rewards excellence across all sectors in the UK. Now in our 16th year, these awards are the ones to win – any company within the UK, whether public, private or third sector can enter, regardless of size or industry. The Awards have a range of categories suited for any successful organisation to tell their story; from large private and public companies through to thriving entrepreneurial businesses, promising start-ups and established SMEs.

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Aish Technologies is a systems design and manufacturing company that specialises in the protection of electronic equipment in harsh environments. The company was formed around the turn of the 20th Century, and initially focused on shore-based electrical switch gear and sub stations. Aish soon gained a reputation however for designing and manufacturing naval control panels, transformers and wiring looms.


Today the company concentrates on its core strengths of protecting electronics in harsh environments and providing the quietest ICCP system in the world. It has developed new integrated bridge and multifunction consoles, flat screen displays, award-winning electronics cabinets and a unique system that protects submarines from the threat of marine corrosion whilst remaining some of the quietest vessels in the sea.