Steve has hosted the 12th & 13th Annual NEPIC Industry awards. Staged at Hardwick Hall, Sedgefield, NEPIC Annual Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the companies and individuals who make up the chemical-processing industries in the North East of England.


Sponsors included;

nepic sponsors

Attended by 450 industry leaders – winners and guests alike enjoy an evening of celebrations and networking.

Event photographs courtesy of; www.andrew-davies.com

Categories included:

– Apprentices of the Year
– Young Achievers of the Year
– Environmental Award for North East Primary Schools
– Industrial Environmental
– SME of the Year
– Communities & Reputation Award
– Engineering Firm of the Year
– Innovation Award
– Manufacturer of the Year
– Outstanding Contribution

At the 12th Annual Awards, The Outstanding Contribution Award was won by outgoing NEPIC Chief Executive and Founder; Dr. Stan Higgins OBE

 Dr Stan Higgins


At the 13th Annual Awards, it was won by UK Vice President of Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies; Helen Bickley


Steve would like to say thank you to the following;

Louise Gwynne-Jones, Lynne Aungiers and NEPIC Chief Executive; Philip Aldridge

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Hardwick Hall Hotel