Aycliffe Business Park – Make Your Mark Awards 2024


Aycliffe Business Park – Make Your Mark Awards 2024

The Aycliffe Business Park – Make Your Mark Awards 2024 were held at Hardwick Hall on the 9th May recognising the achievement and contribution of various businesses and individuals.

GEM Partnership were delighted to have sponsored the Engineering & Manufacturing award this year which was ultimately won by Viper RF who beat out Durham Precision Engineering and TBOX Tech to the award.

Chris Boughen (Volume Operations Manager, GEM Partnership) with representatives of Viper RF.











We also had cause to celebrate as our joint nomination with Husqvarna for Apprentice of the Year, Kyle Bartle was successfully chosen for the award which is an amazing achievement and a fantastic recognition of the hard work, dedication and excellence in learning that Kyle has displayed during the course of his apprenticeship.

Karen McNeal (Supervisor, Husqvarna), Kyle Bartle, Kayleigh Johnson (Trainer, GEM Partnership)












The full list of winners can be seen below:

Newcomer of the Year: Armitage & Wilson Furniture

Small Business of the Year: NC Group

Apprentice of the Year: Kyle Bartle

Community Champions: Pioneering Care Partnership

Service Business of the Year: Husqvarna

Environment Award: BTS Facades & Fabrications

Engineering & Manufacturing: Viper RF

Businessperson of the Year: Andy Reed (Senstronics)

Lifetime Achievement Award: Ronnie Nicholson (Gestamp)

Company of the Year: Senstronics


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