2017 Pump Industry Awards – Call for Nominations

For the past sixteen years, the BPMA’s Pump Industry Awards Programme has been recognising the best performing companies, products and people for their achievements and positive contributions. In 2017, the BPMA will proudly lead the call again in championing those who strive for business, professional and engineering excellence.  Eight awards are up for grabs at the 2017 event.

  • Technical Innovation of the Year – Products & Projects
  • Environmental Contribution of the Year
  • Manufacturer of the Year
  • Distributor of the Year
  • Supplier of the Year
  • Engineer of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

To make a nomination, visit www.pumpindustryawards.com

The prestigious Awards Dinner and Presentation Ceremony will take place on Thursday 23rd March 2017, at the fantastic Crowne Plaza Hotel, Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire.  Dating back to 1710 this quintessential English country estate seamlessly combines elegance with style, and is set in 440 acres of stunning Oxfordshire Countryside.  Located just 12 miles from Oxford, its central location ensures easy access from all over the UK.

peter-reynoldsPeter Reynolds, BPMA President, commented, “The competitive nature of the pump industry, and the constant search for greater operational performance and improved efficiencies across its myriad customer base, requires that all those operating within this important sector be at the top of their game. This awards programme allows the pump industry to come together in recognition of that drive for engineering excellence.”

A full complement of Sponsors has once again been secured for this important industry event, with each one contributing to the overall success of the Awards Programme and Presentation Dinner. They include ABB, John Crane, Flowserve SIHI, KSB, Process Industry Informer, Siemens, SPP Pumps, Tomlinson Hall, WEG Electric Motors and World Pumps.

As a new sponsor this year, Julijana Ristov, Business Manager at Siemens, commented, “Having attended the event in 2016, we were impressed with the event and the opportunity it provided to network with senior figures from across the pump industry.  Siemens prides itself on providing manufacturing enterprises with the equipment required to increase productivity, efficiency and flexibility, and as such we are delighted to be sponsoring the ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ award category, and play our part in recognising the business and engineering acumen of pump manufacturing companies.”

Entries are sought for any company, product, application or individual within the pump industry that is worthy of recognition and reward.  Nominations and entries are not restricted to BPMA membership, and you can put forward entries for yourself and your own company, or you can nominate others that you know of or work with. The online entry process couldn’t be easier, so if you want to play your part in bringing engineering excellence to the fore, please do visit the PIA website – https://pumpindustryawards.com.

The ‘Call for Nominations’ process is now open, with the ‘Online Entry’ Forms being available for completion until 5.00pm on Monday 5th December, providing ample time in which to submit an entry.  So if you want industry-wide recognition for a job well done, be it for technical innovation or application know-how, for environmental consideration or distribution and supply, please make a note of this key date.

For more information, please visit the website – https://pumpindustryawards.com.


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