Accident repair specialist Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs, based on Galway’s Oranmore Business Park, has been named ‘Bodyshop of the Year’ at the fourth SIMI Motor Industry Awards. The accolade was announced in front of over 500 of the motor industry’s senior figures at a glittering ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin (formerly the Burlington Hotel).
This is the second time that Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs has come away from the awards with the gold medal, having also won the award in 2012.
The awards honoured those businesses that have demonstrated excellence and best practice in the face of extremely challenging economic conditions. Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs picked up one of only five awards, which were presented by Irish comedian Brendan Grace, Alan Nolan, Director General of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) and Paul Smith, Head of Castrol in Ireland.
Backed by the SIMI, the official voice of the motor industry in Ireland, the awards are held in partnership with Castrol, the specialist lubricants and business improvement solutions provider.
Winning the trophy for ‘Bodyshop of the Year’, judges praised Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs, recognising the business for “Continuously refining standards and processes, optimising the customer experience and implementing a sustainable, strategic management plan.
Frank of Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs said” We are delighted to have received the Award for the second time. Its credit to the fantastic Team that I work with & the experience they provide to our valued Customers.”