One of Australia’s most successful startups has been recognised for their efforts to innovate, being championed by The Australian Business Awards 2021.

Big Ass Fans Australia is a global leader in electrical fan manufacturing, and was rightfully recognised as an ABA100 Winner for Business Innovation (BIA) at the awards ceremony.  The Australian Business Award for Business Innovation recognises organisations that have successfully implemented initiatives that demonstrate leadership and commitment to business innovation.

The fan company puts its success down to its forward-thinking approach, as well as the rigorous research and development efforts that result in innovative products that are carried out in a military-grade test facility and verified by third-party laboratory tests. 

Big Ass Fans saw the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to shift its commercial priorities to research and develop better airflow systems. The company saw a need to implement technology that would seamlessly combine stunning design, a reduction in energy consumption and a product that improves air quality. 

Big Ass Fans Australia Managing Director, Shaun Brehaut, says the company is thrilled to be recognised as winners of ABA’s Business Innovation Award.

“Winning this award is a testament to the hard work of everyone involved at Big Ass Fans,” he says.

“As the world leader in transforming industrial, commercial and residential spaces with innovative airflow solutions, we pride ourselves on our commitment to researching and developing new innovations and more impactful environmentally-conscious decision making across all areas of our business.

“We are on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive and we carry that through everything we do as we work towards a more sustainable global ecology.”

It's been a big few weeks on the award front for the fan manufacturer, taking out the Product Design Gold Award at the Good Design Awards for its innovative new UV-C technology, that is paired with its Haiku with UV-C fan.

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