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Darlingtons MTE Ltd shortlisted for National Manufacturing Excellence Award

Darlingtons MTE Ltd has been shortlisted for the next stage in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Manufacturing Excellence (MX) Awards.

MTE has been visited by MX expert assessors who looked at different areas of the business including innovation, manufacturing, logistics and growth. Following this visit, MTE was shortlisted for the next stage where the companies selected will make a presentation to a distinguished judging panel at the Institution’s headquarters in London, before winners are announced at a prestigious ceremony on Tuesday 30 September at WMG, University of Warwick.

Dr Keith Bell, Director of Operations at MTE Ltd said about reaching the shortlist:

“A fantastic achievement which demonstrates the success of employees and managers working closely together on initiatives to improve businesses performance”

Christopher Simpson, Chairman of the Manufacturing Excellence Awards Executive, said:

“The work of MTE Ltd demonstrates the huge skills, innovation and success in UK manufacturing.

 “Apart from the opportunity to win a prestigious MX Award, it is also great to see MTE taking advantage of the free expert advice and benchmarking provided as part of the MX business improvement programme.”

The Manufacturing Excellence Awards programme has been helping UK manufacturing companies improve for over 30 years. This year marks the launch of a new, streamlined online process, which while maintaining MX rigour, is aimed at easing the entry process.

In total 21 companies around the UK were shortlisted for awards, you can find out more here Manufacturing Excellence Shortlisted Companies.

The Manufacturing Excellence Awards was established in 1982 and is widely recognised in the business world for promoting the very best of UK manufacturing.

The 2014 Manufacturing Excellence Awards is run together with our partners AESSEAL®, The ERA Foundation, Grant Thornton, Lombard, NatWest, Renishaw and WMG and supported by the Department for Business and Innovation, MAS (Manufacturing Advisory Service), the MTC, Hexagon Metrology and Power Panels.

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