Composites UK has launched the entry process for its 2016 composites industry awards.
Back for its fifth year coinciding with the Advanced Engineering Show at Birmingham’s NEC, the Composites UK Industry Awards Dinner will be held on 2nd November at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham.
The 2015 event saw a 55% increase in attendee numbers with over 150 seats already sold for this year’s event.
The award categories cover innovations in composite design, materials and manufacture; environmental/sustainability advancements; and health and safety system installation as well as personnel accolades – employee, employer and trainee/apprentice of the year awards.
Andrew Dugmore, Chairman of Composites UK said; “The awards have gone from strength-to-strength since we aligned them with the Advanced Engineering Show, which has become the pivotal place for the industry to come together. We launched the awards so that the UK industry could celebrate its achievements as a world-leading innovator in composites and are very happy to see more and more companies nominating themselves for awards, including many SMEs.”
Previous award winners include Airbus Operations, Aircelle, EcoTechnilin, ELG Carbon Fibre, Far-UK, Hexion CCT, Metrology Software Products, MPM Limited, Morgan Composites and Defence, Techlan and Zircotec.
Sponsoring the event are MPM Limited, the National Composites Centre and Prea Limited, with Composites in Manufacturing Magazine supporting as the dinner’s Official Media Partner. Further sponsorship opportunities are available here.
Entry forms are available to download from the Awards Dinner webpage. The awards are free to enter however to be eligible companies must have a base in the UK and have positively impacted the UK industry. Shortlisted companies will be expected to attend the dinner. Deadline for entries is Friday 27th May 2016.