Best Factory Award winners revealed
The winners of the Best Factory Awards (BFAs) 2014 have been revealed.
City Technology, Portsmouth, which makes gas sensors, took the coveted overall Toyota Material Handling
Factory of the Year prize.
City also scooped the Innovation Award and Best Electronics & Electrical Plant Award at the BFAs run by
Cranfield School of Management in partnership with Works Management.
Alcoa Manufacturing GB, Birmingham; Bosch Thermotechnology, Worcester; and Coca-Cola Enterprises, Sidcup
scooped the other three main sector awards of Best Process Plant, Best Engineering Plant and Best Household
& General Products Plant, respectively.
In the category prizes, Cummins Power Generation, Ramsgate was again winner of the Export Award. Bosch
Thermotechnology, Worcester also took the Energy & Environment and Supply Chain Awards, InterFlex Group,
Sunderland was named Best SME and Brita Water Filter Systems, Bicester won the Judges' Special Award. MSD,
Cramlington was crowned People & Skills Development champion, LINPAC Packaging, St Helens was Most Improved
Plant, and 3M UK, Newton Aycliffe scooped the Health & Safety Award.
There were also Highly Commended wins for Autoglym, Letchworth; Eaton Production International, Worksop;
and Prism Electronics, St Ives.
View the full list of
BFA winners here.