Be Recognised as a High Performing Factory

Are you currently running the UK’s Best Factory? Find out, when you enter Cranfield School of Management’s Best Factory Awards 2017. 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 over 25 years. We celebrate, promote and reward manufacturing excellence.

With many 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 deeper insight into your business, energised and facilitated by a free Benchmarking Report and a potential visit by leading professors from one of 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.

The judges are three senior manufacturing professors, industry renowned and with wide range of manufacturing experience, who go into each shortlisted plant and assess its operational and business models.

To find out more about the Awards, please visit our website

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Who should enter and why

The Best Factory Awards are FREE to enter and are open to any factory site based in the UK, regardless of size.

Why Enter?

  • Measure yourself against the best with a Free Benchmark report. See how you compare against your peers.
  • Build your brand profile so you become more known to your customers. 
  • Be inspired and learn the best practices that winners have applied.
  • Gain internal recognition in your business.
  • The winners may display the Best Factory Awards Logo for three years

The date for entries for the Awards will be 5th May 2017. The Awards will take place around October. Venue and details to be confirmed.



How to Enter the Awards

To request your entry form, please complete your details.

Additionally, for further details, please email or call Sherry Davison on +44 (0)1234 754391