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PPMA GROUP INDUSTRY AWARDS – RESULTS ANNOUNCED

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PPMA GROUP INDUSTRY AWARDS – RESULTS ANNOUNCED

October 03
10:14 2014

 

ppma award400 industry leaders, press and government gathered at the National Motorcycle Museum on 30th September, the first night of the PPMA Show, to see the industry’s pioneers honoured at a glittering industry awards ceremony hosted by Rory Bremner and Helen Fospero.

Mr Dave Atkinson, UK Head of Manufacturing from Lloyds SME Banking and headline sponsor said “The bank has made a serious commitment to supporting UK manufacturing in recent years and our partnership with the PPMA further demonstrates our support and understanding of manufacturing business.”

It was clear from the awards shortlist that the helen e roryjudging panel faced a difficult task in selecting just one winner from each category, with the highest number of entries from both PPMA Group members and non-members received this year.

Gary Wyles from FESTO said ‘for 2014 we are once again pleased to sponsor the Apprentice of the Year Award which reflects the strong commitment that Festo has for apprenticeships within Industry helping to fill the on-going skills shortage. ’

However, after much debate, the panel was in agreement that the following companies had shown exceptional innovation, success and commitment to the industry.  Sponsors were; Lloyds Bank, Festo, Linx Printing Technologies, Omron, PPMA Group Insurance by Sutton Winson, Tekpak, Stemmer Imaging and TNA.

 

Finalists and Winners were:

 

festo
Apprentice of the Year Won by Andrew Lufkin sponsored by FESTO

Apprentice of the Year

Finalists:

· Andrew Lufkin

· Kynan Ellen

Winner: Andrew Lufkin

 

 

 
Customer Service

yorkshire
Customer Service Award – sponsored by Machinery Update won by Yorkshire Packaging Systems

Finalists:

· DC Norris

· Motan Colotronic

· Pacepacker Services

· PFM Packaging Machinery

· Printsafe

· Yorkshire Packaging Systems

Highly Commended: Pacepacker Services and PFM Packaging Machinery

Winner: Yorkshire Packaging Systems

 

 

Exceptional Sales or Company Growth Award

fortress
Exceptional Sales or Company Growth Award – sponsored by Tekpak and won by Fortress Technology

Finalists:

· Adsol UK

· Fortress Technology

· Enercon Industries

· Loma Systems

· PLF International

· Riggs Autopack

· Venair

· Winkworth Group

· Yorkshire Packaging Systems

Commended:  Enercon Industries

Highly Commended: Adsol

Winner: Fortress Technology

 

 

Exporter of the Year

wash
Exporter of the Year sponsored by TNA and won by Industrial Washing Machines

Finalists:

· DC Norris

· Endoline Machinery

· Industrial Washing Machines

· PLF International

· Russell Finex

· Venair

· Winkworth Group

Commended: Winkworth Group

Highly Commended: DC Norris and Endoline

Winner: Industrial Washing Machines

 

 

Most Innovative Ancillary Equipment

elesa
Elesa winning the Most Innovative Ancillary Equipment sponsored by PPMA Group Insurance

Finalists:

· Adsol UK

· Detetcamet

· Elesa

· Renmar

· Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

· Venair

Commended: Renmar and Sumitomo Demag

Highly Commended: Venair

Winner: Elesa

 

 

Most Innovative Automation System of the Year

endoline
Most Innovative Automation System – sponsored by PPMA Show and won by Endoline Machinery

Finalists:

· AVE UK

· Endoline Machinery

· Logopak

· Pacepacker Services

· RM Group

· Tekpak Automation

Commended: Pacepacker Services and Tekpak

Highly Commended: RM Group

Winner: Endoline Machinery

 

 

Most Innovative Machine Vision Project

olmec
Most Innovative Machine Vision Project sponsored by Stemmer Imaging and won by Olmec-UK

Finalists:

· Dimaco UK

· Framos

· Olmec UK

· Scandinavian Machine Vision

· SICK UK

· Valco Melton UK

Winner: Olmec-UK

 

 

Most Innovative Processing or Packaging Machine

oal
Winner of Most Innovative Processing or Packaging Machine – O.A.L. Group presented by Sponsor Omron

Finalists:

· Endoline Machinery

· Linx Printing Technologies

· Marel

· Olympus Automation

· PFM Packaging Machinery

· Pacepacker Services

· Tekpak Automation

· Videojet

Commended: Pacepacker Services

Highly Commended: Endoline Machinery, Marel and PFM Packaging

Winner: OAL Group

 

 

Partnership of the Year Award

siga
Partnership of the year award sponsored by Linx Printing Technologies and won by Stemmer Imaging and Siga Vision

Finalists:

· Adsol (UK)/Meler (Spain)

· Alrad / Dimaco

· Autocoding / Loma Systems

· Olmec/Rofin-Baasel/Universal Converting Equipment

· Pacepacker / Fanuc / Festo

· Stemmer Imaging / SIGA Vision

Commended: Pacepacker Services/Fanuc/Festo

Highly Commended: Olmec/Rofin-Baasel/Universal Converting Equipment

Winner: Stemmer Imaging and Siga Vision

 

 

Polymer Equipment Manufacturer of the Year

sumitomo
Polymer Manufacturer or Distributor of the year sponsored by PMMDA and won by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Finalists:

· Motan Colortronic

· Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

Winner: Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

 

 

 

 

 

 
Processing & Packaging Machinery Manufacturer of the Year

loma
Loma Systems collecting their award Processing and Packaging Machinery Manufacturer of the Year sponsored by Lloyds

Finalists:

· Enercon Industries

· Loma Systems

· Riggs Autopack

· Russell Finex

· Winkworth Group

Winner: Loma Systems

 

 

 

Sustainability

fed
Sustainability Award – presented by Food and Drink Business Europe Magazine and won by Aetna

Finalists:

· Aetna Group UK

· Langen Group

· Olympus Automation

Commended: Langen Group and OAL Group

Winner: Aetna

 

 

 

 

last
Outstanding Achievement Award sponsored by Lloyds Bank and won by Alan Ross

Outstanding Achievement

Winner: Alan Ross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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