Alston's David Hymers, Managing Director of Totalpost Services Plc based at Skelgillside Workshosp was awarded Cumbria Businessperson of the year at last week's CN Group Business Awards at Rheged near Penrith.

Alston's David Hymers, Managing Director of Totalpost Services Plc based at Skelgillside Workshops was awarded Businessperson of the Year at last week's CN Group Business Awards at Rheged near Penrith.

The award was given in recognition of David's hard work and commitment in growing the business both at home and abroad.

Speaking about the award, Hymer's said "This has been a fantastic year for Totalpost in which the team has worked very hard and so I would like to dedicate this to them. It means a lot to be given this award by my Cumbrian peers and it is also fantastic to see all the great work that is going on in the county."

In recent years, Totalpost has become the foremost manufacturer and supplier of mailroom consumables and equipment. Hymers has grown the company to supply over 20 countries and gained an MBE for his service to export. During the last year the company has opened further subsidiary companies in France, Germany and South Africa. This is in addition to the company's three offices in the UK and a subsidiary company in the USA. In April 2013 Totalpost was granted a Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade.

This is the second award in two months for David Hymers, who won the NW Institute of Directors Weightmans Award for Innovation in September in recognition of Totalpost's phenomenal year of growth and success.

totalpost cancer pink... and also a big round of applause for the staff of Totalpost who raised £300 on Friday for today's Breast Cancer Campaign. Almost everyone wore pink across their UK offices and a coffee morning open to the public was held at the Alston office where they sold homemade cakes, with over 40 people attending. They also held a raffle with prices being contributed by local businesses.

To find out more about Totalpost visit www.totalpost.com or call 0845 4900360


About Totalpost Services Plc

Over the last decade Totalpost has become one of the world's foremost quality suppliers of mailroom consumables. The company also provide ongoing support services and hardware to ensure total efficiency and satisfaction in client mailrooms.

Additionally, Totalpost is the exclusive UK distributor for the world renowned Astrophysics range of X-ray threat detection equipment used for screening mail, baggage and freight.

Totalpost is a completely independent privately owned concern based in the UK with the headquarters and manufacturing in Cumbria and processing locations in Warrington and Swindon. Furthermore, international Totalpost businesses have been established in France, Germany and the USA.