Almac Group scoops top prize at Made in the UK Awards
June 23, 2017
Craigavon, N.I., 23 Jun 2017 – Almac Group, the established contract development and manufacturing organisation, has been recognised as the UK’s top manufacturer in the Medical/Life Sciences and Healthcare industry at the Made in the UK Awards.
As a result of being selected as the regional winner in the Made in Northern Ireland Awards, presented on 12th May in Belfast, Almac Group was automatically entered to compete in the Made in the UK Awards as Northern Ireland’s representative for the category. Almac Group beat off strong competition from Crawford Healthcare, North West and Tissuemed, Yorkshire.
The event, which welcomed over 500 manufacturers from across the UK, was held on Thursday 22nd June 2017 in the Titanic Hotel, Liverpool.
The ceremony organisers, Insider Media, designed the awards to recognise and reward manufacturing companies based in the UK which have demonstrated success in innovation, product development and growth in either domestic or overseas markets.
Kevin Reid, VP Corporate Marketing, who collected the award during the prestigious ceremony commented: “Almac Group are delighted to be named as the top UK manufacturer in the Medical/Life Sciences and Healthcare industry. We aim to ensure our products and services are innovative and of the highest quality for our global customer base. This award is testament to the commitment, talent and expertise of our colleagues, each of whom are dedicated to our vision to advance human health worldwide.”
About Almac Group
‘Partnering to Advance Human Health’
The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides an extensive range of integrated services to the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors globally. The services range from R&D, biomarker discovery development and commercialisation, API manufacture, formulation development, clinical trial supply, IXRS® technology (IVRS/IWRS) through to commercial-scale manufacture.
The international company is a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over almost 50 years and now employs in excess of 5600 highly skilled personnel. Almac is headquartered in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with operations in the UK, Ireland, across the US (Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California) and in Asia (Singapore and Tokyo).