Manufacturing accolade for SMC Pneumatics
15 Mar 2016
Milton Keynes company SMC Pneumatics (UK) Ltd is celebrating winning the trophy for Manufacturing at the Business Achievement Awards 2016.
At the biggest annual gathering of local businesses, more than 500 people saw the company presented with the Award for Manufacturing at a glittering ceremony on Thursday 10 March at stadium:mk
Now in its third year, the Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards (MKBAA) celebrate local business excellence by recognising and rewarding achievement.
An elated Kevin O’Carroll, SMC UK’s Managing Director, said, “In the 38 years we’ve been in the UK we’ve established a reputation for engineering excellence, and all of us in the company are thrilled to get this manufacturing accolade. We know that many of our UK customers benefit from our customised product options and assemblies produced at our Milton Keynes facility.
Winning this prestigious Award is all the sweeter, particularly as there are so many other great manufacturing companies in the Milton Keynes area”, he concluded.
In addition to the 230 staff based in Milton Keynes, SMC also has a nationwide sales team of around 120 technically trained sales engineers.