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Bott Shortlisted for top Manufacturing Award

Bott based in Bude, Ashby de la Zouch and Cumbernauld has been nominated by Cranfield School of Management for the 2012 Best Factory Awards which celebrate manufacturing excellence in the UK.

Bott’s Bude facility is nominated for the Factory of The Year category of the national awards, which are now in their 21st year.

Clive Woodward, CEO (Bott Limited), said; “We’re delighted to have been nominated for this prestigious award, it’s a testament to the hard work and dedication of the team who work together to deliver for our customers.”

Bott’s plant produces industrial workplace organisation and storage equipment, and a range of in vehicle racking and storage solutions.

Winners of the awards will be announced at a ceremony at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, London on 28th September.

Dr Marek Szwejczewski, Director of the Best Factory Awards commented; “All of the finalists are beacons of excellence, driven by the desire to improve and excel, and are growing despite the flat British economy. Our awards aim to recognise their achievements and highlight systems and processes that others can learn from. The best factories in Britain are focused on delivering value to their customers, ensuring their employees are engaged and well trained, while also continually investing in their production facilities.”

The Best Factory Awards 2012 are run by Cranfield School of management with the magazine Works Management and sponsored by Toyota Material Handling UK, IOSH, Schaeffler, Zurich, EAL and Epicor.