Get recognised at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2017

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Gain a competitive edge, raise your industry profile, and celebrate the best of UK manufacturing! The Awards open on 11 April 2017


Awards-Logo-2017-JPGThere are many reasons why companies and apprentices choose to enter the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards. Since the awards programme was founded in 2008 it has celebrated, elevated and provided a spring board for even greater success for apprentices and manufacturing businesses of all sizes and sectors both in domestic and overseas markets.


The Awards, the most respected and prestigious of their kind, open on 11 April 2017. Entries close on 17 July 2017.



“If you’re lucky to get to a final of a local region it inspires the workforce, it’s exciting. But if you get to the national finals and even win then it’s just fantastic. I’m sure the results will be seen by my customers, my staff and suppliers” Peter Digby, Chairman Xtrac


National Winners, EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2016


“We’re part of a large international group of companies so to win this kind of award meant we got a lot of respect from our international partners” Veka UK Ltd



This year’s categories are:


Business categories

Business Growth Award

Developing People Award

Environmental Achievement Award

Export Award

Health and Safety Award

Innovation Award

Partnerships Award

Leadership Award


Apprentice categories

Intermediate & Advanced Apprentices

Higher Apprentices

Business Apprentices


If you would like to be notified when entries for the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2017 open, please email

The EEF Future Manufacturing Awards are supported by:

Category partners

  • HVM
  • JLrecruitment
  • Liberty-logo

Region partners

  • Menzies
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