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The Manufacturer Top 100 2022: Industry Change-Makers Awarded To Our Trio

We are very proud to say we did it again in 2022 as Industry Change-Makers!

Congratulations to our amazing trio, who won awards last night as Britain’s manufacturing heroes at the Manufacturer Top 100: 2022.

Bill Williams, our Group CEO, was awarded with the Inspiring Leader award. Dawn Wade, Head of HR and Louise Homer, Health & Safety Manager, were both awarded the Unsung Hero award.

The Manufacturer Top 100 celebrates its 8th year of inspiring industry leaders and is a showcase that awards and honours those who go that extra mile in their work and who played their unique part in the collective effort within the manufacturing industry,

Representing the best of the UK manufacturing industry, who have been nominated by their peers and judged by an expert panel.

Bill Williams, was recognised for being an ‘Inspiring Leader’, this is a leader who has contributed to the financial worth of a business and created stable employment in a UK-based manufacturing firm while remaining committed to investing in developing the value of their manufacturing business through people, processes and technology.

Bill has been an important conduit as our Group CEO for a number of months now, his expertise goes beyond his daily work, where he is also Chair of the Board of the UK Design and Technology Association, with a focus on design and innovation that is of imperative importance in our sectors.

Bill said that he was delighted and proud to receive this award “on behalf of the fantastic women and men who work at the Alloy Fabweld Group of companies – this is their award – our performance and growth over the last year is 100% down to them and our wonderful customers. It is even more delightful that two of our senior executives have also received such fitting recognition for their tremendous impact and influence on the business”

Dawn Wade and Louise Homer, were recognised for being ‘Unsung Heroes', as those who have been instrumental in facilitating the success of those around them and the success of the business as a whole. Along with being constants that provide support and knowledge within the professional hierarchy of the business.

The judging is not based on the biggest budgets, the highest revenues, or the longest careers, instead, the awards are to reflect the broad spectrum of talent in the manufacturing industry. Be it from those starting out in their career as much as those that have already achieved greatness.

The Manufacturer Top 100 are the most dynamic leaders and innovators in manufacturing, as nominated by The Manufacturer’s 265k-strong audience, the wider industrial community, and judged by our esteemed judging panel featuring leaders of industry, academic institutions and manufacturing associations.

The 100 finalists were selected into seven categories this year: Digital Transformer, Innovator, Inspiring Leader, Net Zero Hero, Sector Activist, Unsung Hero, and Young Pioneer. All are nominated by their peers and judged by an expert panel.

The 100 people chosen are publicly recognised as the heroes of UK manufacturing, those who stand out for their contribution to changing the face of industry; finding new markets; making a marked investment in people, processes, technology, and customers, or making an impact disproportionate to their years.

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