Plastics Industry Awards 2017 finalists announced

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The finalists for Plastics Industry Awards 2017, organised by Plastics News Europe publisher Crain Communications Ltd, have been announced.

A total of 15 awards, judged by a panel of independent judges, will be handed out at the event which is returning to London Hilton on Park Lane on 27 October.

Platinum sponsors of the event this year are Engel Moulders’ Group and FANUC, with Distrupol, Hasco, Meusburger, Motan-colortronic, RJG Technologies, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and Maguireas as gold sponsors.

This year, Nick Knowles, one of the UK's highest rated TV presenters and an RTS award-winning writer will be presenting the awards at the masquerade ball-themed event. 

Launched in 2001 and held annually in London, UK, the event rewards innovation and exceptional performance within the plastics industry. 

The 2017 Plastics Industry Awards finalists are:

 

 

Consumer Product Design of the Year

Omlet

 

RPC Promens (2 products)

   

Industrial Product Design of the Year

Faulkner Moulds

 

Gripple

 

WaveGrip

   

Best Recycled Plastic Product of the Year

Axion Polymers & 1env Solutions

 

Fishy Filaments

 

HAHN Plastics

 

Marmax Recycled Products

 

Recycling Technologies

   

Young Designer of the Year

Ellen Britton, Glasgow School of Art

 

Luca Frondella

 

Dom Tindale, Northumbria University

   

Apprentice of the Year

Nathan Kimberlin, Faulkner Moulds

 

Shannon Martin,Rosti Automotive Larkhall

 

Luke Peters, Plastek UK

 

Dominic Turner, Advanced Plastics

 

Jordan Wilkes, UCP Zeller

 

Adam Wolfe, Bespak

   

Unsung Hero

Derek Bennett, Plastek UK

 

Stuart Bogg, Rockson LubriTek

 

Dave Middleton, TH Plastics

 

Erwin Miller, Motan Colortronic

   

Best Training & Development Programme

Advanced Plastics

of the Year

Distrupol

 

Polymer Compounders

 

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag

 

Trend Technologies Mullingar

   

Best Technology Application of the Year

Aquapak Polymers

 

Axion Polymers

 

CCP Gransden

 

Polymer Compounders

   

Best Environmental or Energy 

ICS Cool Energy

Energy Efficiency Programme of the Year

Matrix Plastics 

 

Rosti Automotive Larkhall

   

Best Business Initiative of the Year

Coral Products (Mouldings)

 

Plastix A/S

 

RJG Technologies

 

Trend Technologies Mullingar

   

Processor of the Year

Advanced Plastics

 

Plastek UK

 

Rosti Automotive Larkhall

 

RPC Group

 

Trend Technologies Mullingar

   

Supplier Partnership - Ancillary Machinery

ICS Cool Energy (2 entries)

 

Piovan UK

 

Summit Systems

 

TH Plastics

   

Supplier Partnership - Materials

Distrupol

 

Matrix Plastics

 

PLASgran

   

Supplier Partnership - Prime Machinery

BMB Plastics Machinery

 

Engel UK

 

UK Extrusion

   

Supplier Partnership - Toolmaker

Adreco Plastics

 

Faulkner Moulds

 

Ryetools

 

Sprint Tool & Die

Bookings for the event can be made at http://www.plasticsawards.com/pia2017/table-packages.

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