2014 Winners

Prior to 2015, The Manufacturer MX Awards operated as two separate awards programmes – The Manufacturer of the Year Awards and the Manufacturing Excellence Awards. A full list of winners for both programmes can be seen below.

The winners of The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2014 were announced on November 27 at The ICC, Birmingham. The ceremony attracted almost 1,000 guests from manufacturing companies and supporting organisations, a record crowd for the event! The winners were congratulated by Jason Bradbury from Channel 5’s Gadget Show. * Photos from the night can be found here *

Category: Winner:
The Manufacturer of the Year Xtrac
Runner-up: Coty Inc
Leadership and Strategy Xtrac
Sustainable Manufacturing Vaillant Group
People and Skills Ginsters (a division of Samworth Brothers)
Exporter of the Year Rayovac MicroPower Division, Spectrum Brands (UK)
Innovation and Design Pryor Marking Technology
Manufacturing in Action Grainger and Worrall
Highly commended: Worcester Bosch
World Class Manufacturing Philips AVENT
Through-life Engineering Services ENER-G Combined Power
Supply Chain Excellence Selex ES
ICT in Manufacturing Burts Potato Chips
Small Sized Enterprise of the Year Burts Potato Chips
Medium Sized Enterprise of the Year Xtrac
Young Manufacturer of the Year Campbell Ferguson, Spirit AeroSystems (Europe)   Highly commended: Austin Cook, BAE Systems
Apprentice of the Year Rebecca Davies, MBDA UK

The winners of the Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2014 were announced on September 30 at WMG, University of Warwick, and compered by journalist and presenter, Jeremy Vine.

Category: Winner:
Overall Winner Cummins Inc.
Best Small / Medium Business Mech Tool Engineering
Highly commended: Subsea Technologies
Customer Focus Elster Water Metering
Highly commended: Tek-Tanks
Innovation in Products and Processes Altro
Logistics and Operational Efficiency Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group
People Effectiveness Loadhog
Highly commended: Mabey Bridge
Business Development and Change Management Building Adhesives
Financial Management ZF Lemforder
Sustainable Manufacturing Brother Industries
Best Partnership with Education Selex ES