Runner up: Unity Scientific
Runner up: Integer
Supply Chain Excellence
Runner up: IBM
Runner up: Nexeo Solutions
Runner up: IBM
Manufacturer of the Year
Highly Commended: IBM, Allegion and Integer
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Those shortlisted have adopted new technologies in their operations and use new approaches to improve processes. Winners will have successfully integrated new technologies such as sensor networks, IOT, advanced robotics and 3D printing.
Those shortlisted demonstrate successful continuous improvement projects that have reduced cost, encouraged employee engagement, streamlined processes and reduced waste output. Winners will show a significant improvement in the way the organization operates and will have contributed significantly to the organization’s overall performance.
SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE
Those shortlisted demonstrate innovation in the way they source materials, manage suppliers, manufacture and deliver products to consumers. Winners will have a revamped and optimized supply chain and related processes, with a focus on delivering maximum quality to the consumer.
Those shortlisted in this category have adopted manufacturing processes that are economical, conserve energy and are non-polluting. Winners will be dedicated to sustainable practices: impacting change, transforming processes and introducing policies that ensure the ongoing practice of sustainable manufacturing.
Those shortlisted have attracted and nurtured competition-beating talent, strengthened their position by developing leaders and maintained an engaged and diverse workforce for the future.
MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR
The overall winner will stand out as an exemplary employer, with successful continuous improvement projects, new technology integration, sustainable practices and high levels of employee engagement, making a significant impact on the manufacturing profession.
Founder of ConantLeadership
Former CEO of Campbell’s Soup
VP Global Manufacturing & Sourcing
Maple Leaf Foods
Global VP Lean Enterprise
VP Global Supply Chain
Stanley Black & Decker
Director of Commercial, Off Highway & Support Manufacturing
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