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The BEEAs names AESSEAL as ‘best of the best’ as it scoops Grand Prix Award

Commended for its work in encouraging increased interest in engineering and promoting the uptake in STEM subjects, AESSEAL, specialist in the design and manufacture of mechanical seals and support systems, took home this year’s title of Grand Prix winner at the BEEAs ceremony.

Held at etc. venues in County Hall, London, on October 4, 2018, the day saw a whole host of extraordinary talent, including Design Engineer of the Year, Orla Murphy, and Young Design Engineer of the Year, Brent Brakeboer, both of whom have been deeply involved in outreach activities – an important quality the BEEAs judges look for in its winners.

Luke Webster, Publishing Director of awards organiser MA Business, commented, “Once again, the BEEAs has attracted a host of impressive entries from brilliant British innovators. Through every category, the judges were deeply impressed by the quality of engineering put forward and the talent behind it. I congratulate all those entrants that were shortlisted and, of course, the winners.”

Consultancy of the Year: Stirling Dynamics

Sponsored by: Rutland Plastics

Small Company of the Year: Transmission Dynamics

Sponsored by: MA Business

Start up of the Year: Circuitworx

Sponsored by Cambridge Consultants

Materials Application: Nylacast Chock Linert

Sponsored by: Goodfellow

Electronic Product of the Year: Xilinx

Sponsored by: TÜV Sud

Mechanical Product of the Year: Aeristech

Sponsored by: Minitec

Design Team of the Year: Imagination Technologies

Sponsored by: LG Motion

Engineering ambassador of the Year: AESSEAL

Sponsored by: John Guest

Young Design Engineer of the Year: Brent Brakeboer, Surrey Satellite Technology

Sponsored by RS Components

Design Engineer of the Year: Orla Murphy, Jaguar Land Rover

Sponsored by: Maxon Motor

About the British Engineering Excellence Awards

Organised by leading B2B publisher MA Business, the British Engineering Excellence Awards demonstrate to all UK engineering companies that it is possible to succeed; that they can work to a high level and, at that high level, compete on a global level. The Awards are held in association with headline sponsors Cambridge Consultants and sponsors Innovate UK, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, maxon motor UK, Premier EDS Solutions and RS Components. For more on the Awards, go to

Bethan Grylls

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