Our Industry Awards and Accolades

Our Industry Awards and Accolades

Our Industry Awards and Accolades The Natural Fibre Company

Our proactive approach in business and our expertise as wool handlers and processers has been recognised widely by our peers and industry groups, as well as by our customers. So far we have won the following industry awards and accolades:



Shortlisted as a regional finalist for Make UK’s Manufacturing Matters Category in the South region.

Shortlisted for Insider Media’s Sustainable/Ethical Manufacturer Award and Manufacturer of the Year (under £25m) Award categories, Made in the South West Awards.

South West Finalist in the Sustainability category for the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards in the Southwest 2023.

Shortlisted as a South Regional Finalist for Unretirement Entrepreneur and Sustainability Entrepreneur of the Year, Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2023 – CEO, Colin Spencer Halsey.


The Manufacturer Top 100, Inspiring Leader category (2022) – CEO, Colin Spencer Halsey

SWMAS Ambassador award (2022) – CEO, Colin Spencer Halsey

Awarded Runner Up status for Energy and Sustainability in south region, Make UK Awards (2022)

Shortlisted as a South Regional Finalist for the Innovation and Manufacturing Matters categories, Make UK Awards (2022).

Shortlisted for Sustainability Team of the Year and Employee Engagement Campaign of the year categories, Made in Britain (2022)

Finalist in the Services Industries Entrepreneur of the Year category at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards for the South West region (2022) – CEO, Colin Spencer Halsey


Finalist in the Great British Entrepreneurs (South West) awards (2021) – CEO, Colin Spencer Halsey

Highly Commended in the Manufacturing Matters category, Make UK Awards (2021)

Finalist in the Small/Medium Manufacturer of the Year, Cornwall Manufacturing Group awards (2021)

Best Wool Products Manufacturing SME 2021 award in the SME News British Made Awards (2021).


Industry Accolades and Networks

Joined the Ellen MacArthur Foundation community (2022)

Successfully achieved Carbon Reduction accreditation working with SWMAS Make It Net Zero and Carbon AAA (2022).

Became a ‘Cornerstone Employer’, an initiative working with Enterprise Coordinators from Careers Hub Cornwall & Isles of Scilly, Careers Leaders and other Business representatives to support and promote career pathways and opportunities for young people (2022).

Signed up to the Green Maker Initiative (2022).