2019 Winners announced!
The winners of The Manufacturer MX Awards 2019 represent the very best of the UK manufacturing industry. They were honoured at a ceremony in Liverpool on 14 November.
Delivered by The Manufacturer magazine, in association with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, this annual programme is recognised to have the most rigorous judging process as our panels of experts visit the finalists to see them in action and quiz the business leaders.
The gala dinner at Exhibition Centre Liverpool – attended by more than 700 industry leaders in the company of Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and the multi-talented performer Alistair McGowan – was the culmination of an intense four-month judging period, where experienced industry experts travelled thousands of miles across the UK to benchmark the companies’ performance.
The awards are supported by leading industry partners: Official Banking Partner Santander, Judging Partner High Value Manufacturing Catapult and category sponsors: Autodesk; Capgemini; Check-6 International; Cranfield University; Dassault Systèmes; Hunter; The Institute of Export and International Trade; RS Components; Sage, and reception sponsor Cordant Engineering.
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is a British former track and field athlete from England, specialising in multi-eventing disciplines and 100 metres hurdles. As a competitor in heptathlon, she is the 2012 Olympic champion, a three-time world champion and the 2010 European champion.
She is also the 2010 world indoor pentathlon champion. A member of the City of Sheffield & Dearne athletic club, a former British national record holder for the heptathlon and a former British record holder in the 100 metres hurdles, the high jump and the indoor pentathlon.
Alistair McGowan has worked in almost every area of showbusiness/the arts over his 30 year career. He is an impressionist, a stand-up comic, an actor, a pianist, a writer of sketches, articles, stage and radio plays but is still probably best known to British audiences for 'The Big Impression' which was, for four years, one of BBC1's top-rating comedy programmes - winning numerous awards, including a BAFTA.