2017 Member of the Year

2017 Member of the Year

Electel – Serving Traralgon & Surrounding Areas in Victoria

Irrigear® congratulates Steve and Martha Truin and the dedicated team at Electel for their outstanding performance and serving Traralgon & the surrounding areas in Victoria.

Electel is a combined electrical and irrigation contracting and retail business, that has over 30 years experience in the industry. The Electel team pride themselves on their excellent service, assisting their customers with a wide range of products including rainwater tanks, pipes and fittings, electric motors, fire-fighting equipment, water pumps, workshop services and fire detection systems. Also, Electel’s highly skilled technicians provide service and repair of pumps, generators, welders, pressure washers and small electrical tools.

Electel joined the Irrigear group in 2012, giving them increased buying power, access to a wider range of suppliers and the ability to offer their customers the best advice, products and solutions at the best value.

Owner and operator Steve Truin said that “We at Electel Pty Ltd Traralgon are very proud winners of the 2017 Irrigear Member of the Year. These Awards are not won easily and it takes a lot of hard work by the whole team, which is shown by the outstanding quality of the finalists this year.”  Steve went on to say: “The Irrigear Group is growing and is getting stronger and stronger, and the professionalism and expertise within the group is second to none within the Irrigation Industry Australia-wide.” 

Irrigear General Manager Simon Treptow congratulates Steve and the team at Electel “In winning the Irrigear Member of the Year Award for 2017, Steve, Martha and the rest of the team at Electel based in Traralgon, VIC, can be truly proud. The award is based on feedback received directly from the industry’s leading suppliers who deal with a broad cross section of businesses. To be recognised as the best in Irrigear, also places them among the very best retailers in the industry. Personally, I’m delighted that Electel have received this well deserved recognition." 

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Recognition of Excellence.

Irrigear continually seeks to 'raise the bar' on professional standards and practices, by continual programs of training, information exchange, networking and review processes which recognise excellence.

Yearly, we celebrate the achievements of our 'Irrigear Family' through two major Awards – 'Member of the Year (MOTY)' and 'Supplier of the Year (SOTY)'. The winners are selected based on results of an annual appraisal process, that scores Members and Platinum Suppliers across a range of performance and industry criteria. This year’s Awards were announced in August 2023, at the Irrigear National Conference in Brisbane, Queensland amongst Irrigear Member Stores and Platinum Suppliers.

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