Nominations Open for First Minister’s Award for Manufacturing Leadership

Nominations are open for a national award to recognise excellence and innovation in Scotland’s manufacturing sector, the First Minister has announced.

The First Minister’s Award for Manufacturing Leadership celebrates competitive and innovative manufacturing companies who champion fair work and invest in the skills and well-being of their employees.

The winning company will receive:

• a physical award designed by students on Skills Development Scotland’s Engineering: Design and Manufacture Graduate Apprenticeships programme
• two places, together worth £2,500, on a delegation arranged by the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service (SMAS) of industry leaders visiting an overseas advanced manufacturing site
• one year of free enterprise membership of Scotland House in London which gives access to meeting rooms, event spaces and exclusive networking events

Nominations can be made here for the First Minister’s Award for Manufacturing Leadership.

The winner will be announced at the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service’s National Manufacturing Conference on 26 May, 2020.

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