ACE and MAN Group Scoops Top Business Award - July 2013

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Advanced Chemical Etching (ACE) as part of MAN Group (Midlands Assembly Network) has won the major prize at the Insider Made in the Midlands Awards - `Manufacturing Company of the Year'. The award was sponsored by Barclays and presented by Carl Radd, Relationship Director, Midlands Corporate Banking. The event was held at the Birmingham Metropole Hotel on 11th June 2013. BBC Radio 4 presenter James Naughtie was the compère for the evening. Speakers during the evening were Matthew Hancock MP and Richard Noble OBE. The event was a great showcase for Midlands Manufacturing.

The award is for the company that has contributed most to maintaining the national and international renown of the Made in the Midlands Brand. The Man Group were praised by the judges for its role in bringing together ten very different manufacturers and showing how collaboration could lead to success.

ACE and the other members of the MAN Group were up against some formidable competition for the award from Goodyear Dunlop, Belton Massey (BM Catalysts), Automotive Insulations.

This is a proud achievement for ACE and the MAN Group and shows how businesses can benefit through closer partnerships.

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