8 November 2011
On the 8th November, at an awards lunch at the Lowry Hotel, Manchester, EDM was announced as the North West winners of the Outstanding Export Award category at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards.
This award follows a submission by EDM in July, highlighting the dedication and hard work of EDM and its employees in successfully exporting into the China. EDM will now go through to the national finals, to be awarded in January.
The EEF Awards
The EEF Awards give manufacturing businesses the opportunity to be recognised for innovation and be seen as leading the way in industry. The Future Manufacturing Awards categories highlight the resilience, determination and ingenuity of the UK’s manufacturing community. They are a fantastic opportunity to showcase everything that is great about the UK manufacturing industry.
The Outstanding Export Award
This award is for companies that have developed and implemented a new export strategy and successfully traded goods and/or services in the last two years. This new Award category has been introduced in partnership with UK Trade & Investment.
EEF is dedicated to the future of manufacturing. Everything they do is designed to help manufacturing businesses evolve, innovate and compete in a fast-changing world. As the manufacturers’ organisation, they believe that a modern, competitive and innovative manufacturing industry is central to the UK’s economic future. Manufacturing is responsible for 55% of UK exports and its productivity regularly outpaces economic growth. All of this helps the UK maintain its position as the world’s sixth largest manufacturing nation – a position the EEF works diligently to improve.