The evening of Thursday, October 21 will be very special for Derbyshire’s business community. After a difficult past year, the DerbyshireLive Business Awards, in association with Champions (UK) PLC, will provide well-needed positivity and celebrations for us all to enjoy.
Live at the Derby Arena, the black-tie event will see countless awards handed out to local people from across the region making waves in their industry.
This year’s headline sponsors are Invictus Communications, Futures, Diginius, Derby Arena and Derby College. To find out more, visit the official website. For tickets, contact Michelle Roberts, [email protected].
The Excellence in Manufacturing Award, sponsored by ACE Sameday Couriers, celebrates the companies upholding the manufacturing traditions of the local area, while continuing to strengthen the regional economy. The finalists have demonstrated a dedication to manufacturing excellence with emphasis placed on quality, sales performance, sustainability and investment.
The finalists for the Excellence in Manufacturing Award are:
Promex provides flexible manufacturing solutions for the rail, oil and gas industries. Over the past decade, it has earned a global reputation for delivering engineering with speed and versatility. It continually invests in training, technology and innovative equipment, ensuring effective and efficient solutions can be implemented without compromise.
The entire Promex operation is located under one roof, designed to make project management fluid and efficient from concept to delivery. Promex is now becoming a significant entity in new markets, expanding its nuclear, aerospace and renewable manufacturing projects and client base.
Liniar manufactures innovative uPVC products for a wide range of users, including architects and specifiers to installers and homeowners.
In 2008, Linear designed an entirely new and revolutionary uPVC profile, a design which still dominates the energy and thermal efficiency ratings nearly two decades later. It is this emphasis on innovation that sets Liniar apart from its competitors, with focus on research, development and design incorporated into its array of products.
Windows, doors, and conservatories all employ the technical advances designed and created by Liniar. The entire operation is fortified by a knowledgeable and experienced service and support team.
White Peak Distillery
White Peak Distillery creates authentic, small batch spirits with an emphasis on the experience of visitors and customers. Inspired by the industrial heritage of Derby, White Peak takes a diligent long-term approach to ensure high-quality whiskey, gin and rum products for generations to come.
The spirits are made in the heart of a world heritage site in the Peak District. This location informs both the brand and the product, from the visitor’s experience to the sourcing of yeasts and botanicals. The business is rooted in the values of the communities that came before; it carries this sentiment forward to the present, ensuring that the ancient woodlands and surrounding environment are maintained to impeccable standards.
TDP supplies landscape and construction products backed by outstanding technical support and a mission to deliver with superior efficiency. Its converting facility allows the providing of easy-to-handle ground rolls, from weed control fabrics through to brand-leading geotextiles.
Its newest addition to an impressive portfolio, which also includes building and construction materials, is recycled plastic products. TDP manufactures plastic waste, that would otherwise be destined for UK landfill, into outdoor furniture. Transforming discarded plastic to meet the most demanding of applications, from playgrounds and outdoor eateries to urban environments and domestic gardens, TDP manufactures durable, safe and maintenance free fixtures.
The DerbyshireLive Business Awards 2020/21 categories are:
Company of the Year Sponsored by University of Derby
SME Business of the Year
Start-Up Business of the Year Sponsored by Wheeldon Brothers
Business Entrepreneur of the Year Sponsored by HUUB
Employer of the Year Sponsored by Smith Partnership
Customer Service Excellence Award
Professional Services Sponsored by EVAD
Excellence in Innovation Award Sponsored by Derby City Council
Contribution to the Community Award Sponsored by Lubrizol
Family Business of the Year Sponsored by Invictus Communications
Apprentice Employer of the Year Sponsored by Futures
Not-For-Profit-Organisation Award Sponsored by Sellick Partnership
Education Sector: Business Engagement and Employability Sponsored by Rolls Royce
Best Digital Transformation Sponsored by RDS
Excellence in Manufacturing Award Sponsored by ACE Sameday Couriers
Excellence in Business Growth Sponsored by Dains Accountants