The fifth edition of The Manufacturer of the Year Awards was held on December 4th, 2013 at the ICC in Birmingham.
The event was a huge success with GE Aviation Wales being crowned The Manufacturer of the Year overall winner.
Category winners for the awards were:
Leadership and Strategy – Sheffield Forgemasters
Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year – Crown Paints
People and Skills – GE Aviation Wales
Innovation and Design – Kinnerton Confectionery
Manufacturing in Action – Xaar (highly commended), Jaguar Land Rover (winner)
World Class Manufacturing – Milliken
Through Life Service Engineering – Monarch Aircraft Engineering
Supply Chain Excellence – Herman Miller
ICT – Hayward Tyler
SME of the Year – Preformed Lined Products GB (Sub 125 employees), EnviroVent (over 125 employees) The Authentic Food Company (highly commended in the over 125 employee category)
Young Manufacturer of the Year – Ross Meikle, Hayward Tyler
Apprentice of the Year – Anna Schlautmann, MBDA
For photos of the event, visit www.flickr.com/photos/themanufacturer