Category Archives: Best Factory Awards

Future Manufacturing Award winners announced

Prosthetics manufacturer Chas. A. Blatchford & Sons has been declared the ‘winner of winners’ for its “ambition to delivering quality products to improve people’s lives” at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2013 which celebrate the strengths of UK manufacturing. The … Continue reading

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UK’s best factories announced

Cranfield School of Management has announced which British factories have been shortlisted for its prestigious 2013 Best Factory Awards (BFAs). The awards programme, now in its 22nd year, celebrates manufacturing excellence in the UK and is run by Cranfield School … Continue reading

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Brose wins third gold RoSPA award

Automotive supplier Brose UK, a past Best Factory Award winner, has received its third Gold award in as many years from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The Coventry-based supplier of mechatronic systems and electric drives, was … Continue reading

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Rexam savings underpinned by lean manufacturing

The global consumer packaging company and former Best Factory Award winner, Rexam, claims that the application of lean manufacturing and six sigma made a significant contribution towards £26m in savings last year. Reporting on the beverage can manufacturer’s performance, chief … Continue reading

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Britain’s best factories share their formula for success

The winners of the 2012 Best Factory Awards will reunite at the Best Factory Conference in Kenilworth next month (19-20 March), to share with others in the industry how they transformed their factories into showcases of lean excellence with empowered … Continue reading

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