A massive congratulations goes out to Sam Brookfield, from Sheffield, who has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at the second-annual apprentice awards ceremony, held by the AMRC Training Centre on Thursday 24 March at the University of Sheffield.
Sam, who is a manufacturing apprentice at Cooper & Turner, has won the amazing prize of a once in a lifetime trip to Brazil in South America.
Sam won overall Apprentice of the Year after picking up the title of ‘Academic Achiever of the Year’, an award sponsored by Barnsley College for his “enthusiasm, commitment to his apprenticeship and the impact he made on the judging panel.”
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We also another winner on the night. Amy Flannery won the award for 'Business Administration Apprentice of the Year 2016'.
It could have been an hat-trick of award winners for Cooper & Turner but, unfortunately, Ross Robertshaw just got pipped at the post for Technical Support Apprentice of the Year 2016.
Tony Brown, MD at Cooper & Turner has said of the success: "A massive congratulations goes out to Sam, Amy and Ross. The success that Cooper & Turner have had at the AMRC Awards, shows that we are attracting the very best apprentices and giving them all the skills and experiences to succeed in today's workplace. Cooper & Turner are one of the leading manufacturers of industrial fasteners and by having apprentices of this calibre, it goes to show the strength in depth we have and that we still remain a world renowned and recognised manufacturing company."
The combined forces of the Cooper and Turner and MBW means that the ‘Group’ has been at the forefront of structural bolting manufacture for more than 160 years.
Cooper & Turner has a long history of supplying tunnel bolts to the mining and tunnelling industry.
We manufacture a complete range of track fasteners for the rail market. The quality and diversity of this product makes them suitable for the world’s railways.
We manufacture, stock & distribute highly engineered petro-chemical grade studbolt assemblies and fasteners for critical applications in the petro chemical and processing Industries.
MBW offers a full service to ‘Original Equipment Manufacturers’ (OEM's) from straightforward manufacture and supply to complete Direct Line Feed (DLF) solutions.
Cooper & Turner Ltd and MBW Ltd have more than 25 years experience of manufacturing and exporting product globally.