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Triumph at the Made in the UK Awards 2023

Forged Solutions Group Triumphs at the Made in the UK Awards 2023: Celebrating Commitment to Skills and Talent

It is with immense pride that we announce our success at the esteemed Made in the UK Awards 2023, where we, Forged Solutions Group, were honoured with the coveted ‘Manufacturing Apprenticeship/Training Scheme Award’. This prestigious accolade celebrates the best of British manufacturing and showcases the innovation, creativity, and resilience that exists within our industry.

The award was presented to our Blaenavon Forgings operations in Wales, recognised for its outstanding Apprentice and Graduate Training scheme. This initiative is rooted in our deep-seated commitment to nurturing talent and driving individual and team growth, a commitment that truly resonated with the judges.

Andy Bonthron, General Manager at Blaenavon, expressed his delight and gratitude at the recognition, stating, “We are incredibly proud to be recognised with such a respected award. It is a testament to the dedication, hard work and commitment of our entire team. Our apprenticeship and training scheme has always been about nurturing the next generation of manufacturers and this acknowledgement validates our efforts.”

Echoing his sentiments, President, Ben McIvor, reflected on the company’s vision that led to this success, stating, “Our greatest asset is, without doubt, our people. We wholeheartedly believe in investing in them, fostering an environment where talent can truly thrive. Our win today is a testament to our commitment to skills development and continuous learning, and this award offers powerful recognition of that.”

The Made in the UK Awards is a prestigious event, bringing together the most innovative businesses from across the UK, ranging from small and medium enterprises to multinationals. This platform recognises and celebrates the manufacturing industry’s ability to innovate and adapt, attributes that are at the very heart of Forged Solutions Group.

Our success at the Made in the UK Awards 2023 is not just a triumph for us as a company, but it’s also a beacon of inspiration for the entire manufacturing industry. The commitment to our team, fostering skills, and promoting continuous learning is a winning strategy that can drive industry forward.