2024 Solids Handling Industry Awards
The Solids Handling & Processing Association (SHAPA) are delighted to
announce that the annual Solids Handling Awards to promote success and
achievement across our collective industries, are now open to all
companies registered in UK, whether SHAPA members or not, who are
directly involved in the solids handling and processing industry.
This exciting opportunity will comprise awards in six categories:
the Innovation Award, the Export Award, the Sustainability Awards, the Newcomer Award,
the apprentice prize award and the SHAPA
Company of the Year Award.
The awards are open for application from
the 1st December 2023 and full details on how to enter your company or
colleague and applicable conditions are available on the Association
website at www.shapa.co.uk but please act quickly – the closing date for
all entries is 29th February 2024
The Innovation in Technology Award
will be made to the company or collaborative organisations who have
introduced significant new products or services, or valuable
modifications that help drive the industry to further success. SHAPA
will be looking for truly ingenious thinking, applied with flair.
The Innovation in Safety Award will be made to the company or
collaborative organisations who have
been responsible for increasing safety or safety awareness in an
innovative way or a substantial modification to an existing system or
step change in safety awareness
The Innovation in Training and Development Award will be made to the
company or collaborative organisations who have
responsible for improving the training and development of their
employees, local school or college or general community in an innovative
way or a substantial modification to an existing system or step change
in training outcomes
The Export Award will go to the company who shows the best
achievement relative to their size, with export sales either in one
market or across several markets. Imaginative and novel methods that
have brought good results will be considered within the assessment of
The Sustainability award will recognise the organisation that
can point to either one truly ground breaking step that they have taken
to advance their own or customers sustainability, or alternatively
through carbon and energy management initiatives reducing a companies’
emissions to meet carbon reduction targets.
Apprentice project Prize awards to be awarded to three
apprentices within the SHAPA member community. This will be based on an
assessment of their development through a project or challenge overcome
and a short video presentation (Max 3 minutes ) to the judging panel.
The project does not need to be engineering or solids handing based as
it is open to all apprentices irrespective of their chosen career path.
There will be three monetary prizes paid direct to the apprentices with
a First prize of £500 and second prizes £250
The Newcomer Award will be awarded to an individual
who has contributed to a Member Company / organisation or developed
significantly in the field of bulk solids handling, contribution(s) in
areas such as sales, design, innovation, apprenticeship or further
studies that has/have greatly benefited themselves, their company or
Best Supporting Role.
To be awarded to either an individual or organisation outside a
member organisation that has been instrumental in helping a member
company achieve their successes over the past year. The nominee can be
either a customer or someone in your supply chain
Finally, the SHAPA Company of the Year will be
that organisation considered to have achieved the most in any category,
relative to their size, by promoting best practice, setting aspirational
industry standards and increasing sales.
All winners may use their
award for their own marketing and publicity purposes as they see fit,
provided that they quote the year of attainment. This year the awards
ceremony will be held at the Merseyside Maritime Museum on the 17th
But do remember – the closing date for all entries will be 29th
Download your application form Here
the Awards Flyer Here
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your next project.