Knowsley based engineering company, Central Group has been recognised for its work as ‘Service Centre of the Year’, winning one of the main categories at the annual AEMT (Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trade) awards.
Central Group were one of three companies to be shortlisted for the Service Centre of The Year category for an extensive improvement programme which has been pushed through the business. The work carried out by the team has completely changed the business leadership model which is delivering improvements across the core values of the business, Service, Quality, Wellbeing and Safety. Central was announced as the category winner at the recent award ceremony which was held as a celebration of business and professional excellence.
Says Liam Brown, Operational Support Manager at Central: “The evening was once again a complete success. We are honoured to be awarded ‘Service Centre of the Year’ against tough competition, it means a lot to the people who work so hard towards the success of the business.”
The AEMT is an association which represents companies throughout the UK in electrical and mechanical service and repair industry. It supports and promotes engineering excellence within the industry by providing its members with codes of practice, training support, networking opportunities and representation in international standard committees.
The recent award ceremony included five categories covering Product of the Year, Project of the Year, Service Centre of the Year, Commitment to Skills & Training, Rising Star and Supplier of the Year.
Says Thomas Marks, Secretary of the AEMT: “Congratulations to Central Group for winning 2019’s AEMT Service Centre of the Year award. The quality of entries for the category were of a very high calibre again this yearCentral Group are well deserving of the title, and we are pleased to award them with the honoured title. The rigorous judging process, based on a points based system, ensures a completely unbiased verdict for the results of each category.”
Central Group credit the success down to the hard work of their team, as well as their rock-steady partnerships with the ABB, Liverpool John Moores University, Siemens, The Manufacturers Alliance, Achilles, The AEMT, The Knowsley Chamber of Commerce and LRQA.