AMPS Power Connections – 28th November 2019

The end of November once again saw the annual AMPS Awards evening taking place at the Midland Hotel, Manchester, when members gathered to celebrate individual and company achievements within the generating set industry.

The Awards dinner and ceremony followed afternoon seminars which this year, covered a wide range of subjects delivered by a variety of interesting and knowledgeable speakers.

Seminars were as listed below, and for those of you who were unable to attend in November, we’re particularly pleased to be able include articles kindly put together for us by Crown Oil and Knights plc, in this issue of AMPS Power.

Economy and UK/global manufacturing – Frances Haque, Chief Economist, CFO Division, Santander
HVO Biofuel – Simon Lawford, Technical Sales Manager, Crown Oil
HR / Commercial Litigation – Melissa Worth, Partner, Dispute Resolution Team, Knights plc
Hydrogen – Ben Richardson, Global Support & Aftersales Manager – SOFC, Bosch
Remote management and Fleet Management – Davor Toncic, Key Account Manager, HMS Industrial Networks

Discussion and networking continued during pre-dinner drinks and throughout an excellent dinner hosted and compered by comedian, Stuart Goldsmith.

Then down to the main business of the evening with the awards presentation. Entries had been narrowed down to a shortlist for each category; winners were announced and called up to be presented with their award by the sponsor.

All entries were of high quality and the judges had a difficult time deciding who should be this year’s winners. Congratulations to everyone who entered, with particular commendation to the below.

Innovation & Technology (sponsored by AMPS) : winner – Atlas Copco Power Technique
Company Well-Being & Health (sponsored by Green Frog Genovate) : winner – Eminox
Project of the Year (sponsored by Reich Drive Systems) : winner – Crestchic Ltd
Apprentice of the Year (sponsored by HMS Industrial Systems) : winner – Torrie Lunn, Crestchic Ltd
Company of the Year (sponsored by Crown Oil): winner – GF Genovate

The evening was rounded off by a charity casino with money taken going to the Princes Trust and Reuben’s Retreat.

Photos of the evening are featured on our gallery page. We hope that they inspire you to start thinking about your entry for the 2020 Awards.