Continuous innovation, creative design, and HMI’s uncompromising culture for high quality and manufacturing excellence are central attributes to HMI’s ethos. This has been reinforced with success at the annual Westpac Manukau Business Excellence Awards where HMI won the Business Excellence Award in 2006 and were finalists in manufacturing and innovation in both 2006 and 2008.

Receiving these accolades has been a great honour and shows the commitment within the company, recognition of the teamwork and research and development skills required to grow the company over the past few years.


  • Excellence in Manufacturing 2008 (Finalist)
  • Excellence in Innovation and Strategy 2008 (Finalist)
  • Grand winner: Excellence in Small Business 2006
  • Excellence in Manufacturing 2006 (Finalist)
  • Excellence in Innovation and Strategy 2006 (Finalist) 

Ahmed and Mohammed Hikmet, at the Westpac Business Excellence Awards. 

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