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IP&E Awards winners announced

20 November 2023

THE INDUSTRIAL Plant & Equipment team is excited to confirm that the winners of the IP&E Awards have been announced. The inaugural edition of the IP&E Awards took place on 25 September.

The new awards have been created to showcase a variety of visions of industrial excellence linked to each of the categories, reflecting the diversity and best-in-class quality which are synonymous with UK industry.

Since its launch 31 years ago, Industrial Plant & Equipment has become a trusted name amongst UK businesses in the industrial sector. The IP&E Awards builds this legacy of quality by honouring the incredible brands, companies and individuals which make up British industry.

You can watch the awards ceremony on demand for free at: https://events.streamgo.live/ipe-awards

This year's IP&E Awards winners are:

Energy Management Innovation

  • Commended: EpiSensor - All-in-One Demand Response IoT Infrastructure
  • Highly Commended: Hi-line Industries - Tundra refrigeration air dryers 
  • Winner: FourJaw - FourJaw Energy Monitoring

Engineer of the Year

  • Commended: Melissa Ahmed, MD of Techwuman
  • Highly Commended: Adam Ross, technical support engineer at Leybold 
  • Winner: John Pauley, product engineer lead at CBI Terex

Engineering Education

  • Highly Commended: Adam Ross, technical support engineer at Leybold
  • Winner: Melissa Ahmed, MD of Techwuman

Industrial Premises Innovation

  • Commended: National Photonic - dBELL
  • Highly Commended: Freevolt - S-Key 
  • Winner: Kimberly-Clark Professional - WypAll Reach PLUS

Industrial Product of the Year 

  • Commended: Megger - ADX
  • Highly Commended: Fulton - VSRT-125
  • Winner: Verder UK - Verderflex iDURA 45-80        

Industrial Safety Solution of the Year 

  • Commended: V12 Footwear - V2185 Invincible IGS  
  • Highly Commended: IRISS - Safe-Connect      
  • Winner: Bodytrak - Bodytrak 01

Industrial Small-Medium Enterprise of the Year 

  • Commended: EpiSensor
  • Highly Commended: Air Control Industries
  • Winner: Philadelphia Scientific          

Maintenance Solution of the Year

  • Commended: Mobiess - Service Master
  • Highly Commended: Megger - ADX
  • Winner: IRISS - Safe-Connect

Manufacturing Company of the Year

  • Commended: Fisher & Company Engineering Services        
  • Highly Commended: Philadelphia Scientific   
  • Winner: Newarc

Material Handling Solution of the Year

  • Commended: Boat Lift - Multifunction gantry crane - 60tons
  • Highly Commended: Haven Dredging - Tiamat
  • Winner: Freevolt - S-Key 

Rising Star

  • Highly Commended: Connor Glynn, production technician at Mettler Toledo
  • Winner: Robert Quinn, area sales manager - South at Eurotech Fire Systems

Sustainable Innovation

  • Commended: Murata Electronics Europe      
  • Highly Commended: Polypipe Building Services        
  • Winner: Howden

IP&E Hall of Fame 

  • Winners: Steve Smith, MD of Hi-line Industries and Scott Harrison, MD of Aquarius Railroad Technologies

Thank you again to everyone who entered, our judging panel for contributing their time and expertise, and congratulations to all our finalists and winners. The IP&E Awards will return next year and they will be even bigger. 

Next year the winners will be revealed at Industrial Plant and Equipment's new in-person conference, the Industrial Maintenance Solutions Summit, taking place on 10 September 2024 at the Coventry Building Society Arena. The event will be free-to-attend and once again the IP&E Awards will be free to enter.

If you haven’t watched the ceremony already, you can watch it on demand for free at: https://events.streamgo.live/ipe-awards