The semi-final results for the upcoming EuropaProperty CEE Manufacturing Excellence Awards (CEEMEA) representing the most outstanding and accomplished manufacturers, suppliers, companies, and individuals throughout the region in 2014 has been announced. The anticipated celebration, which will be attended by some of the region’s leading manufacturers and business leaders, will take place on June 18th 2015, at the Intercontinental Hotel in Warsaw, Poland.
Craig Smith, the Publisher and Founder of EuropaProperty, CEO Magazine and organiser of CEEMEA, commented: “The quality of the shortlisted companies for the third annual CEEMEA 2015 awards is very high and some of the most recognized manufacturing sector companies and their representatives will be competing for the highly prestigious awards. It pleases me greatly that this year we have received a record number of nominations, which affirms the CEE Manufacturing Excellence Awards as a true industry landmark event.”
Building on the success of last year’s event, CEEMEA is again being hosted in the InterContinental Hotel. With over 100 manufacturing executives and 300 industry leaders attending the summit and gala, and with 20 awards covering the leading manufacturers and suppliers, this event is promising to be a not to be missed occasion.
The annual CEE Manufacturing Excellence Awards & Strategy Summit will support and recognize manufacturing success in all sectors of the industry, and is now widely trumpeted as the most prestigious manufacturing awards promoting the region to the international manufacturing sector.
The selected companies will compete over a total of 20 awards for manufacturing business achievement in 2014 including manufacturing, suppliers, companies, industry professionals and excellence in leadership.
Furthermore, five of the most important categories in manufacturing will be covered: Production Innovation, Excellence in Manufacturing Management, Information Technologies for Manufacturing, Sustainability and Environment, and Business and Science.
As well as Manufacturing Supplier & Professional Service Categories. These awards recognize excellence in the advisory and outsourcing services, innovative products and IT Systems that are provided to manufacturing companies.
There will also be a Grand Prize for the Manufacturing CEO of the Year. This award distinguishes the best overall manufacturing firm and individual in the CEE region. This award specifically highlights achieved excellence in manufacturing. It confirms the exceptional achievements of the company, which led to its prosperity in every respect, and thus significantly increased their competitiveness.
A detailed description of the Manufacturing Excellence Awards categories can be found here: www.manufacturingawards.eu
The awards are judged by an independent elite panel of industry professionals from the leading companies of the manufacturing sector and its international industry partners. The Jury will debate to select the winners of the CEEMEA awards from the shortlisted companies. In order to ensure maximum objectivity and transparency of the final results, the judging procedure is overseen by EY – one of the world’s leading professional services organizations.
The semi-final results have been narrowed down from a field of over 300 nominated companies to determine the following semi-finalists:
Manufacturing Supplier & Professional Service Categories
BTS Project of the Year – Small (under 20,000 sqm)
Prologis Park Budapest-Sziget DC6 – Prologis – Hungary
Zaparoh Manufacturing Facility in P3 Poznań – P3 – Poland
Prologis Park Bratislava DC8 – Prologis – Slovakia
Kellogs Production/Warehouse Facility – Panattoni Europe – Poland
Kflex Production/Warehouse Facility – Panattoni Europe – Poland
UPS Distribution Centre – Panattoni Europe – Poland
Donaldson Warehouse Facility in P3 Bratislava – P3 – Slovakia
Gestamp at Goodman Wrocław IV Logistics Centre – Goodman – Poland
BTS Project of the Year – Medium (20,000 sqm to 40,000 sqm)
PF Logo Express Warehouse Facility in P3 Poznań – P3 – Poland
Pilkington Manufacturing Facility – Panattoni Europe – Poland
Polaris Manufacturing Facility – Panattoni Europe – Poland
VF Corporation Distribution Facility in P3 Prague D8 – P3 – Czech Republic
BTS Project of the Year – Large (over 40,000 sqm)
Castorama Warehouse Facility – Panattoni Europe – Poland
ID Logistics Warehouse Facility in P3 Mszczonów – P3 – Poland
Fulfilment BTS Centre of the Year
Amazon Poznan – Panattoni Europe – Poland
Amazon at Goodman Wrocław South Logistics Centre – Goodman – Poland
Amazon Wroclaw – Panattoni Europe – Poland
CEO of the Year
Yann Gontard – Sodexo
Andrzej Połojko – Flextronics International
Dorota Raben – Port of Gdansk
Piotr Wiśniewski – Boryszew S.A. Maflow Branch
Krzysztof Wronkiewicz – Koettermann
The Manufacturing Strategy Summit
CEEMEA awards are also an opportunity to debate on key factors driving the manufacturing sector. On June 18th, regional, international experts and business leaders will examine the business case for manufacturing investment opportunities. This senior level forum will include leadership presentations, panel debates, breakout discussion groups and workshops focused on regional and global manufacturing business. The Summit will also be an ideal opportunity for extensive networking among top leaders, innovators and business minds of the manufacturing sector.
In addition to offering the opportunity to meet and network with leading market players, the Manufacturing Strategy Summit will examine, in detail, the manufacturing investment trends of Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Ukraine and the Baltic’s. The schedule includes morning and afternoon networking coffee breaks and lunch.
As with all EuropaProperty events the 3rd Annual CEE Manufacturing Excellence Awards and Strategy Summit will pride itself on an unrivalled format that brings together top professionals in an environment conducive to offering the opportunity to meet and network with leading market players.