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From Hardware to Homewares: Porters Mitre 10 A Finalist In National Awards

With a solid foundation in the local community dating back to 1883, Porters Mitre 10 Mackay is raising the roof after being named a finalist in the inaugural Timber and Hardware National Awards.

The local business is a finalist in the category of Retail Store over 2,500 sqm.

The Porters Mitre 10 Mackay City Store was recognised for excelling in the retail category, through their commitment to continuous improvements in store standards and operational excellence.

Since 1883, Porters Mitre 10 Mackay has been serving the local Mackay community with all their hardware and lifestyle needs. The store located in the Mackay CBD features a thriving café, extensive garden centre, wonderful homewares and giftware offering, STIHL Dealership and Mackay’s only Weber Specialist Dealer. Combined with the dedicated paint, plumbing and trade offer; Porters Mitre 10 is really a local one-stop shop.

“The entire team are honoured to have been nominated as a finalist for the inaugural Timber & Hardware National Awards” states Porters Mitre 10 CEO, Hayden Cargill.

“It is wonderful that the hard work of our teams has been recognised at this level.

“It is a privilege to be listed as a finalist against some of the best hardware businesses in the country. It is a true testament to our teams including their hard work and dedication. This award really means a lot,” explained Mr Cargill.

Charles Porter & Sons have been supporting the Mackay & Whitsunday region with building supplies and hardware products since 1883. The company has 13 divisions across 3 buying groups of Mitre 10, Plumbing Plus and Inspirations Paint and service hardware retail, Plumbing supplies, Trade building supplies, Porters Manufacturing Glass and Aluminium and Truss & Frame. Porters has sites in Mackay, Northern Beaches, Glenella, Sarina, Marian, Proserpine and Cannonvale and employs over 200 local staff.

Porters Team Member at the 2022 Trade Expo

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