Hainsworth was very proud to be nominated for the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards 2010. Hainsworth was nominated and shortlisted for the Innovation of the Year Award. The awards ceremony was held in Leeds on Thursday, October 14th, which featured a guest speech from Chancellor of Exchequer, George Osborne.
Hainsworth is better known for our world class snooker cloth and extensive range of military fabrics, however was recognised for our innovative woollen coffin concept. The Natural Legacy range of woollen coffins and caskets represent an environmentally friendly alternative to the conventional wood coffins, whilst supporting British farmers by using 3 fleeces per coffin.