Now in its 18th year the Plastics Industry Awards have firmly established themselves as the forum for recognising and rewarding excellence in an increasingly competitive market. Launched in 2001, and held annually in London this event is dedicated to rewarding innovation and exceptional performance. The Plastics Industry Awards acknowledge the best companies and the best people in the market.


APPRENTICE OR TRAINEE OF THE YEAR 

Tyler Abraham, Wittmann Battenfeld 

Samuel Blackwood, Faulkner Moulds

Kayleigh Bullman, Advanced Plastics 

Maria Iglesias Lopez, Broanmain Plastics 

Luke Peters, Plastek UK

Thomas Vardy, RPC Superfos


BEST BUSINESS INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR 

Andel Plastics 

Aquapurge 

MGB Plastics and Straight Manufacturing 

Plastek UK 

PlastikCity

RJG Technologies

Rosti Automotive Larkhall

Synthotec Group


BEST ENVIRONMENTAL OR ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR 

A. Schulman Inc.

Coca-Cola European Partners 

MGB Plastics 

Newton Waterproofing Systems 

RPC bpi protec

Wittman Battenfeld 


BEST RECYCLED PLASTIC PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 

Bloom in Box - Bloomie Floristry Box

Marmax Products - Rain Garden 

RPC M&H Plastics - Garçon Wines’ rPET Flat Profile Wine Bottle 

Straight Manufacturing - Triple Stack System 


BEST TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION OF THE YEAR 

Motan Colortronic 

OGM

Plastek UK

Polymer Compounders 

Rosti Automotive Larkhall 

Thingtrax

TH Plastics 


BEST TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF THE YEAR 

Coveris Rigid 

Mergon International 

Plastek UK

Rosti Automotive Larkhall 

TH Plastics 

Trend Technologies 


CONSUMER PRODUCT DESIGN OF THE YEAR 

100% Recycled PET flat wine bottle by Garçon Wines

Roof a Rack by Big Bear Plastic Products 

Secure Flip Sports Closure by RPC Group 

The FlipPad by FutureNova 

Westland Even-Flo Container by RPC Group 


INDUSTRIAL PRODUCT DESIGN OF THE YEAR 

Multi-Channel Washroom Control System by Hillside Design 

Quanta Dialysis Technologies by Smallfry Industrial Design and Innovation Strategy 


PROCESSOR OF THE YEAR 

Advanced Plastics 

Mergon International 

Plastek UK

Rosti Automotive Larkhall 

Trend Technologies 


SUPPLIER PARTNERSHIP - ANCILLARY MACHINERY 

Hi Tech Automation 

IsoCool 

Motan Colortronic 

Piovan 

TH Plastics 


SUPPLIER PARTNERSHIP - MATERIALS 

Distrupol 

Matrix Plastics 

Polymer Compounders 


SUPPLIER PARTNERSHIP - PRIME MACHINERY 

Engel UK

FANUC UK

UK Extrusion 

Wittmann Battenfeld UK 


SUPPLIER PARTNERSHIP - TOOLMAKER

Faulkner Moulds 

Plastech Solutions 


UNSUNG HERO 

Derek Bennett, Plastek UK

James Goddard, TH Plastics

Paul Hill, Plastek UK

Tom Osborne, Andel Plastics 

Paul Southam, Premier Moulding Machinery 


YOUNG DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 

Jessica Gower, Jessica Mae Studio 

Sam Gutheridge, Brunel University 

Henry Moorman, Loughborough University 

Samuel Wyatt, University of Hertfordshire 











 





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