The prize for winning joint 'Best of Show' at the Young Furniture Makers exhibition: An all expenses trip to Austria to visit Blum's cutting edge and fully automated manufacturing facilities, with an interval to enjoy the snow.
Tuesday 16th February
Flight from Luton to Zurich, coach to the Gasthof Kronele hotel
Dinner at a traditional local restaurant
Wednesday 17th February
Morning: Factory and facility tour of Works 3, Works 5 and Works 2
Afternoon: Tobogganing at Silvretta Montafon
Evening: Dinner at Panoramarestaurant Karren
Thursday 18th February
Morning: Factory and facility tour of Works 7 and Works 4
Afternoon: Lunch at local restaurant, and return flight to Luton from Zurich airport
The trip was a fantastic opportunity to see all the latest manufacturing technology, and I thoroughly enjoyed tobogganing and visiting the local restaurants. Thanks again to Blum for an amazing time, and the Furniture Makers Company for making it possible!