FAB Dock is honoured to be named as a 2018 winner of the Westpac 200 Businesses of Tomorrow program, recognised for the development of our patented dry docking technology and our contribution to marine conservation.
We are on a mission is to minimise the cost and environmental pollution caused by toxic anti-fouls and to reduce the maintenance cost of boat ownership. There are many millions of recreational boat owners worldwide and their number is increasing. The impact of all this activity is cumulative and it risks damaging the very thing that everyone is out there to enjoy – a beautiful, healthy marine environment.
Businesses of Tomorrow is a program designed to reward and recognise businesses with the “drive to shape Australia’s future” and acknowledged for their vision and drive to help shape the nations economic future.
Applicants were required to demonstrate
- Clarity of purpose and vision
- Outstanding value to customers
- Adaptability and resilience
- capability to meet tomorrow’s challenges
- and contribute beyond the business to the industry
Businesses were assessed by independent experts from Deloitte along with Westpac representatives on their ability to not only demonstrate their vision but to be seen to have a greater potential to help tomorrows customers, economy and society.
David Lindberg, Chief Executive, Westpac Business Bank, said: “Truly remarkable things happen when businesses come together; and we know that networking and collaboration are among the top drivers of business success.
“Bringing together 200 businesses that all have the potential to shape our nation’s future presents an opportunity for the Australian business community.
FAB Dock Managing Director Dean Howard said “We are very proud of what we have been able to achieve over the past 9 years and recognition such as this award takes us one step closer to achieving our goal of ridding the worlds oceans of toxic poison commonly used in the marine industry. As we expand our dry docking system world-wide and in particular, into the US market, we have every opportunity not only meet, but exceed our goals”.