A commitment to innovation and staff development has seen one of Polypipe Group plc’s intake of apprentices recognised at the AMRC Training Centre Apprentice of the Year Awards.
Ben Middleton, currently undertaking a four-year apprenticeship at Polypipe’s Broomhouse Lane site in Doncaster, was named Machine Apprentice of the Year at a ceremony at the University of Sheffield, on March 30 th 2017, in recognition of his work in improving manufacturing processes.
Headquartered in Doncaster, Polypipe is one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of piping systems, water management solutions and energy efficient ventilation systems for a variety of sectors, employing more than 3,000 staff across the globe. Polypipe invests heavily in its staff to develop their skills and ensure that the company maintains its sector leading position, with its apprentices playing a vital role within the organisation. Polypipe has already been awarded Silver Status from Investors in People – one of the few companies in the UK receive the honour.