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The shortlist for the Manufacturing Champions Awards 2017 has been announced – click here to see our superb group of finalists.

This year saw the highest quality entries we have ever seen, and our judges were incredibly impressed with the standard of all the shortlisted companies, teams and individuals.

The winners of this year’s Awards will be revealed on Thursday 7 December at The Midland Hotel in Manchester, hosted by TV presenter and broadcaster Steph McGovern. The cream of UK manufacturing will be in attendance, including our judging panel and key supporters.

To book your place at the Awards lunch, please visit


“The UK manufacturing work force has a real talent for turning ideas and dreams into reality, and these awards acknowledge and celebrate this,”
Chris Hawes, test technician, Siemens Magnet Technology (2016 winner)

“I feel it is important to celebrate people-led excellence awards like this one, especially in the manufacturing sector, to allow people to be acknowledged and rewarded for their hard work and success”
Hannah Ridley, project engineer, TSP Engineering (2016 winner)

"We need to collaborate and share best practice across our sector and also challenge ourselves by entering the great work that we do into nationally recognised events such as the Manufacturing Champions Awards – how else are we going to find out how we compare to our peers?
Paul Gemmell, operations capability development manager, BAE Systems (2016 winner)