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Parajet Win Local Business Innovation Award

Parajet Win Local Business Innovation Award

Parajet International, a manufacturer of paramotor backpack aircraft, has been named the ‘Great Innovation Shown By a Business’ award winner at this year’s Western Gazette Annual Business Awards; an event celebrating the success, hard work and achievement of businesses in Somerset and surrounding areas. 

“All of our winners and finalists have demonstrated what is possible with a clear vision, planning, a little bit of courage and great people,” said Western Gazette editor Emma Slee in front of a crowded ballroom at Westlands Yeovil. “As always with the Western Gazette Business Awards, judging was incredibly hard – in fact, I’m sure it gets harder every year. Each of our panellists spent hours poring over the submissions before coming up with their own individual scores which were then calculated to produce the overall results.”

“Innovation is at the heart of Parajet and parent company Gilo Industries Group, and has become a decisive advantage within the aviation sector,” said Tom Prideaux-Brune, MD at Parajet. “Everyone at Parajet is extremely pleased to win this award. It has been a very strong year for business in the South West, and the shortlist for the Western Gazette Annual Business Awards contained some genuinely outstanding companies.”