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2018 Chemical Industry Awards

Hilton Hotel, Newcastle / Gateshead
14 June 2018

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2018 Chemical Industry Awards Winners Announced 

The winners of the 2018 Chemical Industry Awards have been announced at a celebration dinner on 14 June in Newcastle.

The event was opened by the Chief Executive of the Chemical Industries Association, Steve Elliott. He said “the industry was a massive contributor to the UK economy and a better way of life – 1 in 3 cars are fitted with a Johnson Matthey autocatalyst, Wind turbine gearboxes benefit from the energy efficient oils produced by INEOS and the recently announced GSK investment will see the UK continue to be the centre of vital drugs and medicine research and manufacture to combat asthma and respiratory disease. We, you, are the industry of industries”. 

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The Awards and winners were:

CIA Company of the Year

Sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson

Winner: Johnson Matthey, London   

Special Responsible Care Award for Process Safety Leadership

Sponsored by: HFL Consulting

Winner: Stepan UK Ltd Stalybridge

Skills Award

Sponsored by: Cogent Skills

Winner: GlaxoSmithKline, Ulverston

Reputation Award

Sponsored by: CIA

Winner: The University of Manchester’s Science & Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub, Manchester

Environmental Leadership Award

Sponsored by: ERM

Winner: BASF plc, Alfreton

GSK Innovation Award

Sponsored by: GlaxoSmithKline

Winner: Contract Chemicals Ltd, Prescot

ABB Manufacturing & Resource Efficiency Award

Sponsored by: ABB

Winner: GlaxoSmithKline, Irvine

BASF Young Ambassador Award

Sponsored by: BASF plc

Winner: Jennifer Peake

Health Leadership Award

Sponsored by: Macnaughton McGregor

Winner: LyondellBasell, Carrington

INEOS Responsible Care Award

Sponsored by: INEOS

Winner: BASF plc, Alfreton

Low Carbon Award

Sponsored by: Engie

Winner: Croda International, Goole

Chemical Industry Service Provider Award

Sponsored by: CIEC

Winner: Centre for Process Innovation, Redcar

Photographs of the evening are available on the following website:


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