Best Factory Awards

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Are you currently running the UK’s Next Best Factory?

Are you currently running the UK’s Best Factory? Find out, when you enter Cranfield School of Management’s Best Factory Awards 2016. The most prestigious and longest running event of its type in the UK.

At Cranfield, we have been flying the flag for UK Manufacturing for 25 years and through the Awards we celebrate, promote and reward manufacturing excellence.

The 2016 Best Factory Awards ceremony will take place on the 14th October at the National Motorcycle Museum and Conference Centre in Birmingham. With 14 awards to win, this celebration is open to any UK based plant (large or small).



Over 3000 manufacturing plants have taken part in our awards, and it’s the coveted UK manufacturing Awards to win. It’s a learning exercise where you can gain deep insight into your business, as it should be when you are visited by leading professors from one off the top business schools in the world at one of the top engineering universities in the world!!!



Every plant that enters is provided with a free benchmark report. This allows you in complete confidentiality, to benchmark your performance against the highest standards in your industry sector.

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Why we entered the Best Factory Awards - Terry Carmichael

Winning the Best Factory of the Year - David Coatsworth

The Benefits of Winning - David Coatsworth

BFA Winners 2015

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BFA Winners 2014

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