Plastics Industry Award winners making a difference
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Plastics Industry Award winners, who were recently celebrated at an awards ceremony in London.
Winners were applauded for their entries and efforts, all unique in their own way, with the common aim of making a difference.
Apprentice or Trainee of the Year
Shane Jones, UCP Zeller
Young Designer of the Year
Mark Penver – S’up Spoon
Consumer Product Design of the Year
Agentdraw - Magicup
Industrial Product Design of the Year
Boddingtons Plastics – Braidlock Line Anchor
Best Technology Application of the Year
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag
Best Training & Development Programme of the Year
Best Environmental or Energy Efficiency Programme of the Year
Best Business Initiative of the Year
Best Recycled Plastic Product of the Year
Objectform - Filacycle
Processor of the Year
Supplier Partnership - Polymer Distributor of the Year
Distrupol – BM Polyco and Interplex
Supplier Partnership – Ancillary Machinery
TH Plastics – Maxell Moulding Services
Supplier Partnership - Prime Machinery
Arburg – Gripit Fixings
Supplier Partnership – Toolmaker
Ryetools – Coda Plastics
Personal Contribution Award
Ron Marsh, Chairman, Packaging Federation and Polypipe Group. Former chief executive RPC Group (1989-2013).
Steve Crowhurst, events director at Crain Communications, which organises the PIAs said, “The worthy winners have clearly demonstrated how innovation in plastics and investment in people is really driving our industry forward. What they have achieved has made a real difference on a personal, economic and environmental level, and deserves national recognition".