Chemicals Northwest extend awards entry deadline

The deadline for entries into the 2010 Chemicals Northwest Awards has been extended.

Businesses across the Northwest now have until 26th March 2010 to take part in this year’s awards, which showcase the world-class chemical companies in the region in the media.

Building on the success of 2009’s inaugural awards, the 2010 awards fly the flag for industry in the UK and highlight the achievements of the chemical sector in the region in the past 12 months.

The chemical industry in the North West is the largest chemical producing area in the country and includes 650 companies which employ more than 50,000 people.

This the last chance for these companies enter the Chemicals Northwest Awards which culminate with a prestigious high-profile dinner at the Midland Hotel, Manchester, on Thursday 20th May 2010.

There are nine categories in which companies can enter: 

  • Innovation - Product or Process

  • Sustainable Manufacturing

  • Environmental Technology for the Chemical Industry

  • Investor in Training

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • International Trade

  • Service Provider

  • Young Achiever in the NW Chemical Sector

  • Chemicals Northwest Company of the Year

Dr Jenny Clucas, Chemicals Northwest’s CEO, said: “The Chemicals Northwest Awards is a major celebration.

“The chemical sector contributes a staggering £10bn to the Northwest economy and continues to be a strong and diverse industry.

“We hope companies across the sector will make use of the extended deadline to enter the awards and help us showcase their fantastic work.”

Entry forms are available to download here. To book your place at the Awards Dinner, call Alex Heys on 01928 515678 or email: alex.heys@chemicalsnorthwest.org.uk