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Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

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Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards
January 31
15:14 2020
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The winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards were revealed at a special ceremony and gala dinner held recently at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin. A total of 18 awards were presented, covering the main sectors of the Irish manufacturing industry and its supply chain.

Boston Scientific won two awards, with its Clonmel operation being named the Lean Manufacturing Company of the Year and its Cork business winning the Best Use of Robotics accolade. The Micro/SME and Large Manufacturing Company of the Year categories were won respectively by Ventac and Dell Technologies. All the winners are listed below.

The IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards showcase exceptional achievement, teamwork and innovation in Irish manufacturing. The Awards competition was established to highlight the implementation of smart thinking to enable competitive manufacturing, while reflecting Ireland’s capacity to deliver world class manufacturing and attract inward investment.

The recipients of the IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards exemplified all of these characteristics such as cutting edge research & innovation, best in class manufacturing and outstanding teamwork as well as the valuable contributions being made to the both the regional and national economy.

Having won the ICT Manufacturing Team of the Year Award, Mergon International was also named as the IMR Manufacturer of the Year, after being selected by the Judging Panel from all of the other various category winners.

An award for Outstanding Contribution to Industry was bestowed on Intel Ireland.

The Life Time Achievement Award was conferred on Michael (Mick) Guinee, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of Shannon-based Ei Electronics, which, under his leadership, has become one of Ireland’s leading indigenous electronics manufacturing and exporting companies.

Now in their second year, the Awards are run by Premier Publishing & Events, the Dublin-based international conference and exhibition organiser and publisher, in association with Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), the independent not-for-profit Research Organisation, funded under the Enterprise Ireland/IDA Technology Centres programme, to provide applied research solutions and advanced manufacturing expertise, technology transfer and training to the manufacturing sector in Ireland.

The IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards marked a fitting conclusion to the opening day of the 2020 National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition, which was held at the nearby Citywest Convention Centre.

Winners of the 2020 IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards

Best Use of Robotics sponsored by Cobots.ie

Boston Scientific Cork.

Industry Research Partnership of the Year

SEAM Research Centre WIT & Boston Scientific Clonmel

Best Supply Chain Innovation Sponsored by Rhenus Logistics

Controlant

Health & Safety Project of the Year

EPS Group

Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year Sponsored by AIB

Pfizer Grange Castle

Contract Manufacturer of the Year

SteriPack Contract Manufacturing

Lifesciences Manufacturing Team of the Year Sponsored by BDO

Pfizer Ringaskiddy

Engineering Manufacturing Team of the Year Sponsored by Festo

Irish Pressing Ltd

ICT Manufacturing Team of the Year

Mergon International

Product Innovation & Design Sponsored by GS1

Dromone Engineering

Smart Factory Manufacturer of the Year

Seagate Technologies

Lean Manufacturing Company of the Year Sponsored by SA Partners

Boston Scientific Clonmel

Best Training & Development Program

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Micro/SME Manufacturing Company of the Year Sponsored by Bank of Ireland

Ventac

Large Manufacturing Company of the Year

Dell Technologies

Outstanding Contribution to Industry

Intel Ireland

The Gran Prix or the IMR Manufacturer of the Year Sponsored by Irish Manufacturing Research

Mergon International

LifeTime Achievement Sponsored by Irish Manufacturing Research

Michael Guinee, Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of Ei Electronics

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