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Revealed: Finalists of the Cotswold Life EMI Awards 2018

PUBLISHED: 17:00 19 July 2018 | UPDATED: 17:00 19 July 2018

We announce the Cotswold Life EMI Award finalists of 2018

We announce the Cotswold Life EMI Award finalists of 2018


We are delighted to announce our 2018 finalists for the Cotswold Life Engineering Manufacturing Innovation Awards

After our first round of judging, the finalists’ entries will now be reviewed and judged by industry experts and the overall winners will be announced during a glittering awards ceremony at the Cheltenham Racecourse on September 20.

We will celebrate the region’s best engineering, manufacturing and innovative companies at the black tie gala dinner. You can buy your tickets here.

Congratulations to all our 2018 finalists:

Award for Educational Partnership

Sponsored by SGS College – Berkeley Green

Safran Landing Systems, Gloucester

Xylem Dewatering Solutions, Cirencester


Apprentice of the Year

Sponsored by GET (Gloucestershire Engineering Training)

• Daniel Bryan, Delphi Technologies, Stonehouse

• Chris Perrett, Renishaw PLC, Wotton-under-Edge

• Liam Taylor, Safran Landing Systems, Gloucester


Employee of the Year

Sponsored by Omega Resource Group

• Kerissa Khan, Safran Landing Systems, Gloucester

• Anne Partridge, Stewart Golf, Quedgeley

• Mike Shaw, Truturn Precision Engineering, Stroud


Sustainable Manufacturing Award

Sponsored by Severn Wye Energy Agency

Complete Utilities, Maisemore

Leeways Packaging Services, Gloucester

Plastim, Staverton


Best Research and Development Project

Sponsored by Hazlewoods

Brainomix, Oxford: e-ASPECTS

Oxford Space Systems, Harwell: AstroTube™ Boom

Reaction Engines, Abingdon: Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (SABRE)


Technology Innovation Award

Sponsored by Kava Communications

Auraya Systems, Malvern: ArmorVox

Brainomix, Oxford: e-ASPECTS


Exporter of the Year

Sponsored by Barclays

Batten & Allen, Cirencester

Freeman Technology, Tewkesbury

TBS Engineering, Brockworth


Outstanding Leadership Award

Sponsored by QuoLux

• Eoin McQuone, Kohler Mira, Cheltenham

• Mark Stewart, Stewart Golf, Quedgeley

• Neill Ricketts, Versarien PLC, Cheltenham


Small Manufacturer of the Year

Plastim, Staverton

Stewart Golf, Quedgeley

Truturn Precision Engineering, Stroud


Medium Manufacturer of the Year

Sponsored by Bruton Knowles

Avon Group, Gloucester

Gtech, Warndon

Leeways Packaging Services, Gloucester


Large Manufacturer of the Year

Sponsored by University of Gloucestershire

Corin Group, Cirencester

Ontic, Cheltenham

Severn Glocon Group, Gloucester

SPP Pumps, Coleford


Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by BPE Solicitors

• Hero to be announced on the evening...

See the winners of the Cotswold Life EMI Awards 2017 here.


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