An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaking at the awards ceremony
Autolaunch was named Business of the Year in Carlow at the 2018 Carlow Business Awards last Thursday.
The Bagenalstown based company employs more than 400 people and supplies some of the biggest names in the motor industry including Bentley, BMW, Mercedes and Rolls Royce.
26 awards were presented at a ceremony in Visual - with guests such as Carlow Rose Shauna Ray Lacey and An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in attendance.
Restaurant of the Year went to Clashganny House in Borris, Omega Fish Shop won Retailer of the Year, Tully's Bar won Best Licensed premises while The Chocolate Garden of Ireland won Outstanding Small Business of the Year.