Future Manufacturing Awards Categories

Our Future Manufacturing Awards categories highlight the resilience, determination and ingenuity of the UK’s manufacturing community. They are a fantastic opportunity to showcase everything that is great about our industry.

Here's the awards that your company can enter...

Apprentice category

We're celebrating the achievements of engineering and manufacturing apprentices in their first and final year, with additional awards for apprentices in Wales.

Outstanding Achievement by a Final Year Apprentice

Outstanding Achievement by a First Year Apprentice

Outstanding Achievement by a Second Year Apprentice (Wales only)

Outstanding Achievement by a Third Year Apprentice (Wales only)

EAL

in partnership with EAL

   

Business Growth category

We're celebrating the achievements of manufacturing businesses who have achieved dramatic business growth through actively managed and consistently delivered growth strategies.

Business Growth for Large Corporate Award

Business Growth for SME Award

Westfield Health

in partnership with Westfield Health

   

Environment category

We're celebrating the achievements of manufacturing businesses who have improved operational efficiency while reducing their environmental impact or developed business opportunities associated with the green agenda.

Environmental Efficiency Award

Sustainable Manufacturing Award

ENER-G

in partnership with ENER-G

   

Export category

We're celebrating the achievements of manufacturing businesses who have developed their export strategy to reach new markets and enhance their presence in existing markets.

Export Development Award

Export Growth Award

Dunedin

in partnership with Dunedin

   

Health and Safety

We're celebrating the achievements of manufacturing businesses who have achieved improvements in the health and safety culture of their workplace

Health and Safety Award

r k harrison

in partnership with R K Harrison Insurance Services

   

Innovation category

We're celebrating the achievements of manufacturing businesses that have successfully designed and delivered new operating practices to boost productivity and business performance or that have taken to market a new product.

Operating Practices and Processes Award

Smart Product Award

leap

in partnership with leap® from Pera Technology

   

National Manufacturing Student of the Year

We're celebrating the achievements of students within our sector who are studying towards a career in engineering.  The judges will select stand-out students entering the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards First and Final Year Apprentice Awards and the EDT Year in Industry Awards to compete for this award.

National Manufacturing Student of the Year Award

EDT Year in Industry

In association with EDT Year in Industry Awards

   

People and Skills

We're celebrating the achievements of manufacturing businesses who have built the skills of their own workforce and developed their own employees or promoted engineering and manufacturing careers through activities with education providers

Investing in Skills Award

Partnership with Education Award

JAM recruitment

in partnership with JAM Recruitment

   

Young engineering student category

We're celebrating the achievements of young engineering students who have done the most to seize the opportunities of their Key Stage 4 engineering programme.

Outstanding Achievement by a Young Engineering Student

rolls royce

in partnership with Rolls-Royce

arkwright scholardships trust

with the support of the Arkwright Scholarships Trust

Learn more about our manufacturing award categories

Our manufacturing awards recognise your achievements in improving your business performance as well as the achievements of apprentices and young engineering students.

Why you should enter the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards

Get recognition for your business and benefit from positive PR - find out why we think your business should enter our awards.

Got a question? Get in touch!

To find out more about the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards, contact our awards team.

Call 020 7654 1540 or email awards@eef.org.uk