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Thomas Crook of Wattle Grove has won a vehicle branding award at the 2016 MPGA awards.

Wattle Grove business wins award

WATTLE Grove business owner Thomas Crook has combined his creative talent with his entrepreneurial drive and plumbing expertise to take out an award at the 2016 Master Plumbers & Gasfitters Association of WA Awards for Excellence Gala on December 3.

Mr Crook won the 2016 vehicle branding award and was highly commended for his logo and design.

The judges said the stylish yet simplistic design along with the incorporation of the three elements set it above the other entries.

A former Group Training plumbing apprentice of the year in 2009 and a runner up in the 2010 MPA plumbing apprentice of the year this year he made the top four in the plumber of the year award.

With his business Elemental Plumbing & Gas Mr Crook sets high standards and commits to quality workmanship, integrity, honesty and open communication with clients.

He is happy to have some recognition for the high level of work he aims to deliver to residents in the Perth Hills.

“I feel honoured to receive this award and hope to continue to provide our community with the honest and safe delivery of plumbing work as it is such a critical health and sanitation service” he said.

He said he believed there were more entries this year in the category he won than in previous years so that made the award even more special for him.

The Master Plumbers & Gasfitters  Association of WA website says the Awards for Excellence is an annual event, recognising outstanding achievements among registered contractors and manufacturers in the plumbing and gasfitting industry throughout Western Australia.

Awards are given across a number of different categories providing all plumbers, gasfitters and manufacturers in Western Australia with an opportunity to showcase their skills.

Benefits to having a winning entry include recognition of quality tradesmanship, acknowledgement of exceptional business practice, increased profile within the industry and valuable publicity opportunities.

All the entries are judged by industry professionals.

About Anita

Anita Mcinnes received a highly commended in the 2009 WA Media Awards suburban section for her reporting. Two of her sons were born at Swan District Hospital and for many years she was a partner in a small business, which operated in the Gingin-Muchea-Bullsbrook area. As a mature age student Anita studied journalism at Curtin University before working in Busselton, Dunsborough and Rockingham with West Regionals. She says the best part of her job is meeting eastern suburb residents and visiting the many attractions in the area.

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