Still time to enter and win a manufacturing industry award

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Winners of the MTA's annual Manufacturing Industry Awards will be announced at the organisation's annual dinner, to be held on 27 March at the ICC Birmingham.

The deadline for entries to the awards is 11 February, with accolades handed out under five categories: Most Dynamic Subcontractor; Best Supplier Partnership; Best Training Scheme; Young Engineer of the Year; and the AMTRI Scholarship. To enter. click the link below this article. Criteria for each of these include: Most Dynamic Sub-Contractor - This award recognises the key contribution to the British engineering sector of forward-thinking subcontractors. The award is for extraordinary companies that go above-and-beyond to deliver outstanding service and help businesses succeed. Best Supplier Partnership - Celebrating successful relationships between customers and suppliers, at any level of the supply chain, where innovation, sustainability, value and efficiency have led to productive collaborations Best Training Scheme - Awarded to a training scheme that shows clear development for both young engineers starting out in the sector and long-standing staff; the winning scheme must show innovative methods and a commitment to furthering knowledge and standards within the industry. Young Engineer of the Year - The Young Engineer of the Year Award is presented to a young engineer (of 28 years or under) who has demonstrated outstanding commitment, achievement and innovation in the field of engineering. Employers, suppliers and individuals can nominate candidates whose accomplishments deserve the recognition of the industry. AMTRI Scholarship - The AMTRI Scholarship is a financial award intended to promote excellence in machinery development and engineering based manufacturing. The Scholarship, open to professional and graduate engineers undertaking Continuous Professional Development, aims to encourage co-operation between industry and the higher education sector. The MTA (Manufacturing Technologies Association) is a trade association for companies working in the engineering-based manufacturing sector. Many of its members are involved in the construction and supply of manufacturing technology; items such as machine tools, cutting tools, metrology (measuring) equipment and CADCAM software. Other members deploy these technologies, and some are involved in providing services to the industry. Image: winner of last year's Most Dynamic Subcontractor category, BTEK Precision