Scottish Enterprise Awards 2020

30 | Scottish Enterprise Awards 2020 Dec20069 Best AV Solutions Provider - Central Scotland Established in 1991, Hutchison Technologies set out with the purpose of making life simpler through access to better technology. To start, Mark provides a brief overview of the firm and offers more insight into its clientele. “Hutchison Technologies work with leading brands in the health and fitness, retail, hospitality and leisure sectors, delivering products, services and solutions to clients across the UK and overseas. Over the years, we have diversified to deliver an extensive range of technology, smart energy and pharma products and services. “Having established our own innovative research and development, design, sourcing, and manufacturing operations, we have been able to form new partnerships and product developments. Hutchison International is our international supply chain operations division which can provide a true 360 turnkey range of services from design through to manufacturing and global fulfilment. Most recently, and in direct response to the coronavirus crisis, the supply chain team sourced and delivered medical quality approved and accredited virus collection and testing equipment to the NHS in England and Scotland.” Just like any other business, forming strong relationships with its clients has proved to be one of the key factors behind the firm’s success, as Mark further explains. “Hutchison’s is proud to be a family business that has established a global presence and reputation. Staying true to our purpose of making life easier through access to better technology has ensured we make good recommendations and deliver exceptional results for our clients. As our reputation has grown, new opportunities and partnerships have emerged across the UK and overseas.” Coming from humble beginnings, the firm have remained grounded while moving from a small local business to a medium-sized international concern. Moreover, as Mark goes on to explain when it comes to recruitment the firm typically look for these kind of personal qualities. “A cultural fit is very important to us, so we try and focus on a candidate’s unique qualities. Experience can be developed over time, so we try to nurture and develop local talent and build a diverse, multi-skilled and committed team that can meet the needs of our impressive list of blue-chip clients.” Hutchison’s has managed to innovate throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and support its customers to do so also Mark shares. “During the first wave of the pandemic, the health and fitness industry pivoted to support the wider community and their health and wellbeing by deliver digital content as an alternative solution to the traditional in-facility experience. “Now that digital content is here, our collective focus must shift once again. We must ensure that it evolves and improves so that customers can continue to achieve their personal health and fitness goals and operators can continue to provide a vitally important health and wellness service, growing loyal communities – and being successful. A key enabler of this is access to good technology – and that’s where Hutchison Technologies can help.” Looking ahead to what the future holds for the firm, there appears to be a number of exciting plans on the horizon for the team at Hutchison’s. Bringing the interview to a close, Mark signs off revealing some of the plans in the pipeline for the firm in the years to come. “Moving forward, we’re excited to be developing our new global headquarters on the main approach to Dundee. As an innovative technology company that harnesses technology to the best possible effect, our new building will provide an opportunity to showcase some of our technology solutions in use. Additionally, we hope the new building will provide colleagues with an inspirational working environment and become both a catalyst for innovation and a hub for excellent customer service.” Company: Hutchison Technologies Ltd Contact: Mark Hutchison Website: LinkedIn: technologies-ltd/ Headquartered in Dundee, Hutchison Technologies is a diverse technology business with operations in the datacom, telecom, audio visual and feature effect lighting, access control, smart energy, and medical sectors. Following the firm’s well-deserved success in the Scottish Enterprise Awards 2020, we got in touch with Director Mark Hutchison to find out more. Established in 1991, Hutchison Technologies set out with the purpose of making life simpler through access to better technology.