Nominations are coming in for the nine categories in the 2019 Pump Industry Awards, hosted by trade body the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA).
BPMA president Duncan Lewis said: “The pump industry continues to be a hotbed of competitiveness, where the constant search for greater operational performance and improved efficiencies amongst its broad customer base demands all those operating within this important sector be at the top of their game.
“This BPMA-backed awards programme allows the pump industry to come together in recognition of that drive for engineering excellence.”
A hallmark of the awards is that nominations are not limited to BPMA members alone but can include any company, individual, product or application deemed worthy of recognition. Members can also self-nominate or include collaborators and business partners.
The full list of awards categories with their respective sponsors includes:
Technical Innovation, Products (Sponsored by Process Industry Informer)
Technical Innovation, Projects (Sponsored by Wilo)
Environmental Contribution of the Year (Sponsored by SPP Pumps)
Manufacturer of the Year (Sponsored by Siemens)
Distributor of the Year (Sponsored by WEG)
Supplier of the Year (Sponsored by Xylem Water Solutions)
Engineer of the Year (Sponsored by World Pumps)
Judges Special Award (Sponsored by Tomlinson Hall)
Lifetime Achievement Award (Sponsored by BPMA)
This BPMA-backed awards programme allows the pump industry to come together in recognition of that drive for engineering excellence
Duncan Lewis, president, BPMA
The online nominations process is open until 5pm on Friday 18 January 2019 and can be accessed here.
The Awards Dinner and Presentation Ceremony will take place on Thursday 21 March 2019 at Heythrop Park Country Resort in Oxfordshire. Media partners include Process Engineering magazine and website.