Chesterfield-based company CBE+ has been shortlisted for Made in Yorkshire’s Manufacturer of the Year Award (under £25 million).
These prestigious manufacturing awards, hosted by Insider Events, celebrate world-class, Yorkshire-based companies as well as the products they make.
CBE+, a multi-discipline engineering company, brought together four disparate businesses, Nitec UK Ltd, BG Engineering ltd, Spire Laboratories and Pentag Gears and lifting equipment, and have achieved major success since becoming a single entity just two years ago.
Three out of the four businesses have relocated to a single site on Enterprise Drive, Homewood, while the fourth business will be rebuilt at the same site later in 2021.
CBE+ was launched in July 2019, uniting the group under a single brand.
The business has achieved AS9100 certification, which is the highly recognised quality mark for suppliers to the aerospace industry.
As a result of these achievements, global high-tech aerospace company Leonardo Helicopters is sponsoring and supporting CBE+ in the process of obtaining their SC21 aerospace supply chain accreditation.
Lindsay Atkins, Group Operations Director, commented on the company’s achievements to date, particularly during the pandemic:
‘We managed to withstand the storm and participated in the Ventilator Challenge, manufacturing many tens of thousands of ventilator parts for the NHS. All alongside implementing a new ERP system throughout the group, improving efficiencies, and driving the business forward.’
The awards evening takes place on Thursday 29th July 2021 and offers businesses the opportunity to boost their profile, network with their peers and gain valuable insight into how other organisations in the region are winning new orders and addressing challenges unique to their industry.
Marie Cooper, CEO, said: “Being shortlisted is an honour in itself and shows that what we are doing is being recognised. A great big thank you to everyone who has supported and been involved in our journey so far. The awards evening itself will be a great opportunity to share best practice and learn from industry leaders. Celebrating our moto ‘Together we do more.”
CBE+’s capabilities include but are not limited to precision engineering, electroless nickel plating, gear manufacture and metal testing. Each service can be provided independently, or our customers work with us to combine the group’s multiple capabilities and create tailored, integrated supply chain solutions.
CBE+ supports the marketing and economic growth of the town through Chesterfield Champions, a network of over 180 organisations across Chesterfield and North Derbyshire.