First Step Designs received recognition at the Manufacturing Awards Evening as Adam Taylor, one of the company's youngest directors, was named a finalist for "Young Manufacturer of the Year." This achievement came in competition with industry giants, highlighting the company's success and the dedicated team behind it. Sister company StairBox also became a finalist for the Smart Factory of the Year award, showcasing AVC Group's innovative manufacturing approach.

First Step Designs got some fantastic recognition in the UK’s most prestigious Manufacturing Awards Evening last week. The ceremoney saw the youngest of our directors be announced a finalist for ‘Young Manufacturer of the Year’. Adam Taylor was a finalist up against the industry giants such as Jaguar Land Rover, Honda UK Manufacturing, IMI Precision and Tharsus to name a few!

Organised and assessed by leading Industry publication, The Manufacturer MX Awards is one of the UK’s most rigorous and hotly contested awards programme. Typically only 50 manufacturing businesses making it through to the finals from hundreds of applicants.

The event was even hosted by Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Colleagues here at First Step Designs are very proud of Adam’s achievements and are delighted he has been – quite rightly – recognised in this way. Adam had this to say

Pictured: Andy, Nathaniel & Adam

“It was great to become a finalist for this prestigious award and it all comes down to the hard work from the team that have helped to build this company to what it is today. We are very lucky to have such dedicated and creative team throughout every role in this company. I could not be happier with the company and the journey that we have only just begun”

Our sister Company StairBox also became a finalist for the Smart Factory of the Year award! The AVC group is getting recognition throughout the Nation for our unique approach to manufacturing.

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