Silverson Machines Receives Multiple Awards
Recognized for excellence in business, exports and training
CHESHAM, U.K. (November 12, 2019) — Silverson Machines Ltd., a manufacturer of industrial, high-shear mixing equipment, recently received several accolades for contributions to its local community and beyond. The company was recognized for its apprentice training program and excellence in manufacturing, and also achieved finalist status for a national manufacturing award for its export practices. This trifecta of recognition testifies to Silverson’s high standards in its business dealings and the company’s commitment to training future generations of highly skilled engineers.
Silverson received two local awards; the first for its leadership in business and entrepreneurial vision, the second for its apprenticeship program. While Silverson previously achieved finalist status for its apprentice program, this is the first year the company was honored with the prize. Silverson started its apprentice program in 2014. The traditional five-year indentured apprenticeship in mechanical engineering combines practical training with study for a recognized qualification. The first apprentice to complete the program now works on the shop floor as a fully-qualified engineer in one of the specialized departments at Silverson. Two more apprentices from the program’s second year will complete their course of study and training early next year.
Silverson also was recognized for its achievements in international trade through the Manufacturing MX Awards, the U.K.’s largest and most rigorous industry awards program. This award recognizes a company, which through its export business, has been able to: increase international sales; demonstrate a commitment to expanding international business; and demonstrate the value and contribution of exporting to the future of the business. Nearly 50 top manufacturers in the United Kingdom made it to the finals, vying for the top award of Manufacturer of the Year. The awards presentation is scheduled for November 14, during Digital Manufacturing Week, which celebrates the best of British industry.
Harold Rothman, CEO, Silverson Machines said, “We’re grateful for the recognition for our business practices and our commitment to our local community. First off, the future of any business lies within the next generation. We intend to continue and hopefully expand our internship and training opportunities for the best and brightest young people who possess the initiative, drive, curiosity and passion for learning that will help them succeed. In terms of our business practices, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality and integrity. Our greatest achievement lies in helping our customers attain their goals.”
About Silverson Machines
For more than 70 years, Silverson has been helping the world’s largest manufacturers solve their most difficult mixing challenges. Silverson specializes in the manufacture of top quality high shear mixers for the processing industries. Silverson has become the industry leader in the development of high shear mixing solutions and innovations through its professionalism and dedication to customer service, as well as, through an advanced understanding of applications and process development.
Customers in more than 150 countries are a testament to Silverson’s market advantage. Whether it’s a mixer from Silverson’s established range or a custom-designed unit, time after time, companies specify Silverson mixers as “standard” equipment for their manufacturing process.