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Engineering Excellence Award

The Engineering Excellence Award is open to businesses of all sizes who are engineering and manufacturing quality products or components within the Cherwell District.

Applicants should:

  • Have been trading for more than 1 year, with at least one EOY financial statement available.
  • Be able to demonstrate how they are investing in and developing products, skills, or processes to maintain, improve or grow the business.
  • Have excellent leadership with a business strategy to support long-term success.
  • Have a clear understanding of current and new markets plus opportunities for growth.

Judges would also be interested to find out:

  • Location of supply chain and customer base
  • If the business has policies or plans in place for sustainability or a net-zero future
  • How the business and management have overcome challenges
  • How the business manages quality assurance