The North East manufacturers that will battle it out at Insider’s Made in the North East Awards 2014 have been announced.
The shortlists were selected by an independent judging panel which scrutinised all the entries from across the region.
A record number of entries were received this year, the third that Insider has hosted these prestigious manufacturing awards.
The winners will be revealed at the gala black-tie awards dinner at The Ramside Hall Golf Club on Thursday 2 October 2014.
The evening will celebrate the achievements of some of the very best manufacturers across the region – those that have demonstrated excellence in innovative design, exporting, product development and technological advances.
The awards dinner will be compered by BBC business presenter and broadcaster Declan Curry. The audience will also hear from Mike Matthews MBE, managing director of Nifco Europe, who will present his valuable insights on the state of North East manufacturing in his keynote speech.
The shortlists for Insider’s Made in the North East Awards 2014 are:
Manufacturing Company of the Year
Sponsored by: Ward Hadaway
Shortlisted: ElringKlinger (GB) Ltd, Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN), Walker Filtration, Tharsus Vision, Ebac Group, OPSOL UK