Bridge of Weir, Scotland, 22 May 2012 – Bridge of Weir Leather Company has been honoured with The President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement at the Scottish Engineering Awards.
The prestigious awards ceremony took place at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow, hosted by the Rt Hon Michael Moore MP, Secretary of State for Scotland.
The President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement was presented to Bridge of Weir as a ‘Scottish manufacturing engineering and supply company that has made an exceptional contribution toward raising the standard of the sector, and has shown to be an appropriate standard bearer for that sector’.
Karen Marshall, Bridge of Weir managing director, said: “I am delighted to accept this award on behalf of everyone at Bridge of Weir Leather Company. We are proud to be associated with and recognised by Scottish Engineering and although there are many challenges in manufacturing we are optimistic about it’s future in Scotland.”
Also on the night, Scottish Leather Group was presented withthe Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Award from the Carbon Trust.