Pudsey GRP company recognised as outstanding employer

Glass reinforced plastic manufacturer MPM has been recognised as the ‘Outstanding Employer of the Year’ at the 2015 Composite UK Awards.

The Composite UK Awards are the most highly regarded professional accolades in the composite industry with composite manufacturers from all across the UK hoping to win one of the nine awards up for grabs.

The key to MPM’s success was the creation of a winning Yorkshire workplace through strong leadership, open communications and employee skills investment. The company’s achievements are carried forward by the incredible team that fill its Pudsey headquarters to provide best in class composite solutions that create real value for its customers.

MPM places great emphasis on the development of its staff, recognising the vital role that they have in meeting and exceeding customer expectations and driving the performance of the business. Each of the 20 staff are encouraged to participate in learning and development programmes to help them fulfil their professional potential and develop the capabilities of MPM.

Not only did the firm scoop up the top award of the night, Health and Safety and Logistics Leader John Dobbin was awarded Employee of the Year for demonstrating commitment to quality, and his dedication and professionalism during the last year, and to his team with over ten years’ service at MPM. The company also received runner-up status for the Health and Safety Award.

Ben Wilson, Director at MPM said: “We have a wonderful team who embrace the MPM culture, and despite a particularly challenging economic environment over the past five years or so, our firm has enjoyed continued success due to the tremendous commitment and teamwork from our employees.

“A special mention to our on-site adviser Paul Williams and the Manufacturing Advisory Service for their continued support.”

Based in Pudsey, MPM produces range of products such as fibreglass moulds, resin transfer moulding, general fibreglass part production and skilled pattern making; all of which deliver solutions to its clients. The products are sought after by the likes of Trojan Plastics, MX Trays, Hangfast and Ginetta Cars.