Finalists announced for The Manufacturer of the Year Awards

Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by Tim Brown

The final shortlist of entrants to The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2012 is made up of some familiar names as well as a host of new companies eager to be acknowledged as best-in-class at what they do.

Entries have come from across a wide variety of manufacturing sectors and include firms of all sizes including previous entrants BAE Systems, wine company Accolade Wines, and last year’s Manufacturer of the Year runner-up tractor manufacturer CNH UK.

They are joined by other companies including Molson Coors Brewing, Sony UK Technology Centre, Caterpillar, Coca-Cola Enterprises and many more.

Click here for a full list of the finalists. 

These finalists are now invited to meet and engage with each of the category judges at the CEME Centre, Essex for the second round of the competition on Wednesday 3rd October. The format of the day will begin with a presentation by the shortlisted company, followed by questions from a judging panel that includes leading manufacturers, previous award winners, practitioners and leading academics.

The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2011
Close to 50 companies attended the 2011 gala awards ceremony held at the Lancashire County Cricket Club, Manchester.

CEO of Sayone Media, publishers of The Manufacturer magazine and organiser of the awards, Nick Hussey said: “These finalists represent the versatility and strength which is present within UK manufacturing. As we strive towards the recovery, it is important that we celebrate the hard work and achievements of the manufacturing industry, as it attempts to help re-balance our economy.”

The Manufacturer of the Year Awards is specifically designed to acknowledge and celebrate the strength and diversity of UK manufacturing. The awards aim to spread best practice, inspire others and show the important role UK manufacturing plays in today’s economy.

The Manufacturer of the Year Awards are being held on 21 November 2012 at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London.

For more information on attending the awards ceremony.


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