We had a great day yesterday at the Manufacturing Champions Awards 2017 held at The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester.

L-R: John Coughlan, Steph McGovern, Bob Hedley, Liz Hodgson, John Petre, Graham Ball (GEN 2) and Darren Degraff

Our Assistant Planner, Darren Degraff was shortlisted in what can only be described as an incredibly tough category of Rising Star.  Sadly, Darren didn’t win, but everyone agrees that to be shortlisted in a national competition such as Manufacturing Champions is a great achievement, so well done Darren.  As winner of the Leader of the Year award 2016, our Director and Chief Operating Officer, John Coughlan told BBC’s Steph McGovern what it meant to him to win the award – see below for a short clip of his interview.  Maybe a career in television beckons in the future……