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FLTA Awards winners recognised

FLTA Awards winners recognised

At a glittering ball on Saturday night, the good and the great of the fork lift truck industry were recognised at the annual Fork Lift Truck Association Awards for Excellence.

Taking place at the International Centre in Telford, the guests were entertained by the unmistakable tones of Gyles Brandreth, who brought the house down with his close-to-the-knuckle brand of humour.

The big winners on the night were Narrow Aisle’s Peter Wooldridge, who took home the Lifetime Achievement Award, and Mentor’s Richard Shore, who was honoured with the Services to the Industry Award.

The full list of winners is as follows:

Apprentice of the Year
Gavin Hersom, Jungheinrich

Services to the Association
John Chappell, Rushlift

Services to the Industry
Richard Shore, Mentor Training

Supplier of the Year
Investec Asset Finance

Dealer of the Year
Welfaux Materials Handling

Safe Site
Heineken UK

Product – Environment
Impact Fork Trucks

Product – Ergonomics
Crown Lift Trucks

Product – Safety
JCB Industrial

Product – Innovation
Cavaion Baumann

Lifetime Achievement
Peter Wooldridge, Narrow Aisle Flexi

The start of the evening was marked by an impressive fireworks display, and concluded with superb entertainment by a live band and a popular DJ set.

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