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Jangro marks milestone in Sorrento
UK & Ireland distribution giant Jangro officially marked its 40th birthday in September, after the outbreak of Covid-19 halted celebrations in 2020.
Celebrating this huge achievement in style, Jangro hosted 160 members and suppliers in the beautiful resort of Sorrento, Italy, for a very special annual conference and lots of fun! Experiences included excursions to Pompeii and Capri, as well as a spectacular celebratory dinner to mark the momentous occasion.
During the conference, founder and honorary lifetime president, Bryan Squires, was presented with a lifetime achievement award. Bryan founded the Jangro concept in 1980, by drawing together five like-minded independent distributors. Today, Jangro is the largest network of independent janitorial distributors in the UK and Ireland, with 46 strategically located distributors that provide national coverage with a local, fast and reliable delivery service.
The five-day trip provided the perfect opportunity for Jangro to show its appreciation to all the suppliers and members with whom they have established relationships. As well as celebrating the network's 40 years of success in the cleaning and facilities management industries, the group discussed the future of Jangro and how it can continue to be a market leader providing quality products, innovation and unrivalled service.
“Jangro's biggest strength is its people,” notes Joanne Gilliard, CEO at Jangro. “Without our fabulous members and suppliers, we wouldn't be able to provide the excellent customer offering that we are renowned for, so it was a real pleasure to whisk them away on an Italian adventure to say thank you. We will continue to build on these relationships for greater success in the future. After all, in the words of Henry Ford, ‘Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success’.”
Jangro's mission is to provide its customers with national coverage and a local, professional service, supply quality products, always lead on innovation, added value and environmental sustainability, whilst maintaining competitive pricing throughout.
29th September 2022