We are delighted to announce our 2017 finalists…


Sustainable Manufacturing Award
Sponsored by Lockton Companies

  • Batten & Allen, Cirencester
  • Hillside Brewery, Longhope
  • Kohler Mira, Cheltenham

Award for Educational Partnership
Sponsored by SGS College – Berkeley Green

  • Kohler Mira, Cheltenham
  • Safran Landing Systems, Gloucester
  • Xylem Dewatering Solutions, Cirencester

Apprentice of the Year
Sponsored by GET

  • Jake Weatherley, Gloucestershire Engineering Training, Gloucester
  • Melissa Hadgkiss, Cranfield Defence and Security, Shrivenham
  • Michael Parsons, Renishaw Plc, Wotton-under-Edge
  • Thomas Kier Nicholls, Xylem Dewatering Solutions, Cirencester

Employee of the Year
Sponsored by Omega Resource Group

  • Adam Herniman, Impcross Limited, Stroud
  • Mike Hazelden, Arc Energy Resources Ltd, Stonehouse
  • Richard Lewis, Avon Group, Gloucester

Best Place to Work
Sponsored by BPE Solicitors

  • Batten & Allen, Cirencester
  • Truturn Precision Engineering (Charfield) Ltd, Stroud

Best Research & Development Project
Sponsored by Hazlewoods

  • LTi Metaltech, Abingdon: Tokamak Energy
  • Waterless Ltd, Stroud: Towel Off body wash

Technology Innovation Award
Sponsored by Kava Communications

  • Corin Group, Cirencester: Optimised Positioning System (OPS)
  • Glosfume Ltd, Cheltenham: Self-cleaning ceramic filtration system
  • Lentus Composites, Eynsham: Cervelo competition bike frames

Disruptor of the Year Award
Sponsored by University of Gloucestershire

  • Corin Group, Cirencester
  • MarShip, Tetbury

Exporter of the Year
Sponsored by Barclays

  • Advanced Coated Products, Cheltenham
  • Prima Dental, Gloucester
  • TBS Engineering, Cheltenham

Outstanding Leadership Award
Sponsored by QuoLux

  • Bob Wilkins, Truturn Precision Engineering (Charfield) Ltd, Stroud
  • Craig Peterson, Future Advanced Manufacture, Cheltenham
  • Richard Muller, Prima Dental, Gloucester

SME Manufacturer of the Year
Sponsored by Bruton Knowles

  • Finnick Group, Cheltenham
  • Future Advanced Manufacture, Cheltenham
  • Prima Dental, Gloucester
  • SST Technology, Witney

Large Manufacturer of the Year
Sponsored by Circle2Success

  • Avon Group, Gloucester
  • Corin Group, Cirencester
  • Ontic Engineering, Cheltenham