When the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2017 were revealed on April 21, MastaPlasta’s directors Stephan Pavlou and Donna Clarke were appropriately visiting their biggest customer in the United States.
They had the perfect audience to announce that MastaPlasta was on the winners’ list for both International Trade
Their patented self-adhesive leather and vinyl repair “Band-Aids” are discreetly covering holes, rips and burns in furniture, vehicle seating, bags and clothing worldwide. The designers have delivered their patches to blue-chip companies like Apple and to army bases as far away as Guam; customised labels for fashion designers, casinos and cinemas; and saved many a favourite armchair from the tip.
Stephan said: “To be recognised in these awards is a career highpoint. It underlines what a non-stop joy MastaPlasta is for us. We’ve got exciting new products launching this year and of course an invitation to Buckingham Palace too!”