President Engineering Group Ltd is celebrating after being crowned winner of the prestigious Manufacturer of the Year award in the Yorkshire and Humber heats of the British Chamber of Commerce Awards 2014.

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Chamber Awards showcases the best of regional businesses and the part they play in the UK’s continuing growth story. 

Having won the Yorkshire and Humber regional Manufacturer of the Year Award for 2014, President Engineering Group Ltd will now go forward to represent the Yorkshire and Humber in the national finals, which take place in London in November.

Mark Henley, Managing Director of President Engineering Group, said, “We are really pleased to win the regional awards for Manufacturer of the Year.  We have invested heavily in improving our manufacturing capabilities over the past 12 months and this award is testament to the hard work and efforts of our team.  We are looking forward to the national finals!”

Nora Senior, President of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: “As the UK economy continues to go from strength to strength, it is great to meet so many inspirational businesses like President Engineering Group that are tirelessly driving the growth agenda. Their determination and creativity and the positive impact they are having on their local communities never fails to impress me.”  

“These businesses are hungry for growth, constantly seeking new opportunities in local and global economies, creating new products for market, and sharing best practice with their peers. These businesses play a crucial role in creating a balanced and prosperous economy, and one that is admired on the global stage.”  

“The Chamber Awards, now in its eleventh year, is the perfect platform to showcase and celebrate the amazing work of UK firms across the country.”

The strategic focus of President Engineering Group Ltd is very simple - to be the first choice supplier in its chosen market sectors, providing customers with solutions that are effective and compliant, which in turn provides growth for PEGL.

President Engineering Group is the parent company for Bestobell, a world renowned valve manufacturer supplying the LNG (liquefied natural gas) and industrial gas market, Conflow – which manufactures dust and fire suppression systems for the mining markets and Bretby Gammatech, which designs and supplies monitoring equipment to detect the ash content of coal.  All three businesses supply the majority of their products to the international markets from their base here in the UK.