The NORTH Link Northern Business Achievement Awards (NBAA) were held online on Thursday, August 6. 

The NBAA Awards are a partnership of industry, education, local and state government in Melbourne’s north and essential events. The Awards recognise the business achievements of Small to Medium Enterprises in the northern region of Melbourne and encourage businesses in the region to achieve business excellence, growth and competitiveness.The Awards encompass the Local Government Areas of Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Moreland, Nillumbik and Whittlesea.

Thursday's Moreland nominees for the Business Awards went to Glenroy Bakery and Posture Balance, while Lochlan Umseher of Posture Balance was nominated as a Young Business Achiever.  

Glenroy Bakery

Glenroy Bakery specialises in a diverse variety of freshly baked products. Starting out as a one-man operation in 1961, as a wholesale bread supplier they’ve grown to become one of the best wholesale suppliers of bakery products in Melbourne with an extensive range of savoury and sweet products. Using the finest ingredients and produced to the highest standards, customer satisfaction and food safety are cornerstones of this business.

"We are proud to have been nominated by the Moreland City Council for the Northern Business Achievement Awards. We are passionate about what we do and we hope to continue to be part of the Moreland community, and delivering our products to Melbourne businesses and community, for many years to come."

Posture Balance

ince 1999 Posture Balance, an ergonomic seating specialist has designed and manufactured products which can be customised to suit individuals in their specific workplace which aid in the prevention of posture-related injury. Posture Balance’s full manufacturing and design facility in Coburg North created the first ever seating product in the world that can genuinely suit 95% of every working population.

"We'd like to thank Moreland City Council for nominating us, for their ongoing support, and for this award. Thank you"

Lochlan Umseher

Lochlan is 22 years old and is a 3rd generation steelworker passionate about becoming a senior leader in Production at Posture Balance, and then eventually following in his father’s footsteps in running and taking-over the business.

Lochlan has been nominated due to his commitment to a Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship, and his subsequent interest in creating engineering-based solutions that Posture Balance can provide flexible, customised ergonomic outcomes for clients throughout Victoria and Australia.