2016 finalists

We are delighted to announce our 2016 finalists. The second round of judging will now be completed by industry experts. Each finalist is invited join us at the evening awards ceremony on September 22 at Cheltenham Racecourse where the overall winners will be revealed. Tickets to attend the evening are on sale from June 17.

 

Sustainable Manufacturing Award
Sponsored by Lockton Companies

  • Kohler Mira Ltd, Cheltenham
  • Owen Mumford Ltd, Woodstock
  • Renishaw plc, Wotton-under-Edge

 

Award for Educational Partnership
Sponsored by Gloucestershire Engineering Training

  • Group HES, Gloucester
  • Safran Landing Systems (Formerly Messier-Bugatti-Dowty), Cheltenham
  • Unipart Manufacturing Group, Coventry

 

Apprentice of the Year
Sponsored by Gloucestershire College

  • Liam Crook, ESR Technology Ltd, Abingdon
  • Molly Cartwright, Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, Coventry
  • Jon Hoppner, Xylem Dewatering Solutions UK Ltd, Cirencester

 

Employee of the Year
Sponsored by Omega Resource Group

  • Rob Davies, Arc Energy Resources Ltd, Eastington
  • John Cullimore, Group HES, Gloucester
  • Debora Comparin, Safran Landing Systems (Formerly Messier-Bugatti-Dowty), Cheltenham

 

Best Place to Work
Sponsored by Grundon Waste Management

  • National Composites Centre, Bristol
  • Rotec Engineering Ltd (META), Evesham
  • Weird Fish Ltd, Cheltenham

 

Best Research & Development Project
Sponsored by Hazlewoods

  • Oxford Advanced Surfaces Ltd, Begbroke: Onto™
  • Poeton Industries Ltd, Gloucester: Apticote 340HT
  • Snow Business International Ltd, Stroud: EcoFlake and ProFlake

 

Technology Innovation Award
Oxford Brooks University

  • Oxford Instruments plc, Abingdon: Pulsar Bench Top NMR
  • Safran Landing Systems (Formerly Messier-Bugatti-Dowty), Cheltenham: Robotic Arm process
  • Unipart Manufacturing Group, Coventry: PROVE (Production Readiness of Very Light Exhaust)

 

Disruptor of the Year Award
Sponsored by Land Rover Experience, Eastnor

  • 2-DTech Ltd, Cheltenham
  • ADEY Professional Heating Solutions, Cheltenham
  • Corin Group, Cirencester

 

Exporter of the Year
Sponsored by Isaac Partnership

  • Advanced Insulation Ltd, Gloucester
  • Batten & Allen Ltd, Cirencester
  • Delphi Diesel Systems Ltd, Stroud

 

Outstanding Leadership Award
Sponsored by QuoLux

  • Kelvin Stevens, ADEY Professional Heating Solutions, Cheltenham
  • Andrew Robinson, Arc Energy Resources Ltd, Eastington
  • Bob Wilkins, Truturn Precision Engineering (Charfield) Ltd, Stroud

 

SME Manufacturer of the Year 2016
Sponsored by Bruton Knowles

  • Base Performance Simulators, Banbury
  • Gaudio Awards, Cheltenham
  • Omega Engineering Services Ltd, Cheltenham

 

Large Manufacturer of the Year 2016
Sponsored by Bamboo Technology Group

  • Advanced Insulation Ltd, Gloucester
  • Dowty Propellers, Cheltenham
  • Future Advanced Manufacture, Cheltenham