The awards are open to all engineering and manufacturing companies in the Thames Valley and Solent & South Central region.
To see information on the Southern Manufacturing Apprentice of the Year Awards see here
The Southern Manufacturing 100 listing of the top manufacturing businesses in the region is published by The Business Magazine and sponsored by MHA MacIntyre Hudson and Lloyds Bank.
Sponsors and executives from Southern Manufacturing 100 companies attended the dinner at the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre in Reading’s Madejski Stadium.
Xtrac’s president Peter Digby is a former British Airways engineering apprentice. He talked about the Thatcham-based company’s impressive rise to be a world leader in the design and manufacture of transmissions and driveline components for top-level motorsport and high-performance automotive applications.