CEE's top manufacturers and logistics firms celebrate industry excellence in Warsaw
26 June

 

CEO Manufacturing Magazine and EuropaProperty.com would like to thank all those that attended the 6th annual CEE Manufacturing & Logistics Awards. The glittering awards ceremony looked fantastic and was witnessed by a select group of senior European and Central European manufacturing and logistics professionals; affirming the event’s status as a true landmark event for the manufacturing, logistic s and related industries.

Recaro and Panattoni Europe were the big winners on the night with both companies collecting a handful of prizes each. Other multiple award winners included the Valeo Group, Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) and the Volkswagen Group.

Recaro, a global manufacturer and supplier of premium aircraft seats, were the night's big winners collecting four awards for the company’s production innovation and manufacturing excellence in the Sustainability & Environment, Automation & Robotics and Quality Control categories, culminating in the coveted Overall Manufacturer of the Year prize.

Panattoni Europe was another heavyweight winner at the awards, once again flexing its development muscles as Europe's biggest warehouse developer. They enhanced their development credentials even further by picking up all the BTS sector awards along with the Developer of the Year and the Industry Professional award for Marek Forynski, BTS Group Managing Director at Panattoni.

Signify, a world leader in lighting, and the Volkswagen Group, the global automotive giant, walked away with some of the other big company prizes. Signify collected awards in the Business & Science category and the Plant Manager of the Year for Marcin Andrzejewski.

Volkswagen was recognised for its Excellence in Manufacturing and walked away with the Customer Relationship Management / Customer Service / Customer Satisfaction and Supply Chain Management Logistics awards.

Valeo Group, a leader in automation technologies that enable customers to improve their automobile performance, picked up an award for Production Innovation in the Product Design/Life Cycle Management category.

Winners of the Manufacturing Suppliers categories included Sii as Information Technology Supplier, Valeo Group, for supplying automakers worldwide, was voted Manufacturing Supplier, and DSV, a global provider of transport and logistics services, was named Logistic Supplier of the Year for the second year in a row.

Metroplan Polska, a new comer to the market, and Hays Recruitment Worldwide picked up the evenings first two awards in the Professional Service Provider and Recruitment Supplier of the Year categories respectively.

CBRE were the eventual winners of the highly contested category Corporate Real Estate Consultancy, beating off stiff competition from fellow real estate heavy weights Cushman & Wakefield.  

Other service providers awarded on the night included Apleona HSG in the Facility Ma Management category. Linklaters was voted Law Firm of the Year, Kajima was voted Construction Company of the Year, and PM Group was voted Project Management Firm.

The awards were preceded by a series of discussion panels covering the manufacturing and logistics industries in the region. Panelists agreed that the region is at the doorway to Industry 4.0 with automation and data integration the main challenges that production plants and logistics supply chains will face in the coming years. They also agreed that without these factors, they will not be able to build a competitive advantage.

On behalf of our sponsors, judges and attendees, we offer our congratulations to all the winners. Foundations are already in place for next year’s event, which promises to be even bigger. The 7th annual CEE Manufacturing & Logistics Awards will be held on June 20 2019.

Full list of Winners for 2018

Professional Service Provider                                                  

 

Metroplan Polska 

Metroplan is a leading technical consultancy and planning company. From its sites in Hamburg, Wrocław and Warsaw, they design comprehensive solutions for production and logistics locations. Its high implementation expertise, interdisciplinary approach and efficient project management set them apart from the competition. Their experience is based on sound analysis and hard facts. They provide security for investment decisions and create the conditions needed for the sustainable success of its customers.

Short-list:

Artinlean

Cargonexx

Go4Energy

Loredo Res

MPM Productivity Management

 

Recruitment Firm 

Hays 

Is a leading global expert in qualified, professional and skilled recruitment. Last year Hays placed around 63,000 people into permanent jobs and around 200,000 people into temporary assignments. Hays employs 9,214 staff in 252 offices across 33 countries and 20 specialisms. Every day Hays places around 1,000 candidates and helps its clients deal with talent shortages around the world. Hays' global database contains over 10 million CVs and is still growing.

Short-list:

Antal

NES Global Talent

 

Facilities Management Firm

Apleona HSG

Apleona HSG provides comprehensive integrated Facility Management. The company supports technical and infrastructural facilities, office, industrial, logistics, commercial centers and others. Moreover, Apleona HSG supports facilities certified by LEED and BREEAM, as well as provides additional services to support production processes and management: construction management, power management programs, work safety and CAFM. The company is certified ISO 9001, 14001, 18001.

Short-list:

General Property

Innovative Facility Management

Loredo Res

SPIE Polska

 

Law Firm

Linklaters 

Linklaters is one of the world’s pre-eminent law firms. It regularly advises the world's leading companies, financial institutions and governments on their most complex transactions and mandates.

Short-list:

Jara Drapała & Partners

Konieczny Wierzbicki

Wierzbowski Eversheds Sutherland

 

Project Management Firm

PM Group 

PM Group has a history of excellence in the engineering design, architecture, project management and construction management of complex projects. With over 40 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical, food, advanced manufacturing and medical technology sectors; PM Group has the international capability and local expertise to apply a best-in-class approach to our multinational clients’ projects.

Short-list: 

Arcadis

APP-Projekt

Gleeds

 

Construction Company

Kajima 

Kajima Poland, part of the world-wide Kajima Corporation, has rapidly established itself as reliable and stable contractor which consistently delivers our clients’ projects on time and on budget. Kajima Poland has a growing portfolio of completed and continuing large scale projects for domestic and international clients across all major sectors: industrial, logistics, shopping centers, retail, office and residential.

Short-list:

CFE Poland

Synergy Construct

 

Corporate Real Estate Agency

CBRE 

CBRE Group is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. The company has more than 80,000 employees, and serves real estate investors and occupiers through around 450 offices worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.

Short-list: 

Axi Immo Group

BSC Real Estate Advisors

Cushman & Wakefield

Nuvalu

 

Developer

Panattoni Europe

Panattoni Europe is the largest industrial developer in Europe, according to the Top Property Developers ranking by PropertyEU Magazine in May 2017. The firm topped the podium in terms of the quantity of space delivered to the market in 2014-2016. The staggering 2.71 million sqm made Panattoni Europe number 1 developer of industrial real estate in Europe. The ranking lists the top 10 developers in terms of the quantity of projects delivered to the market over the past three years. In the space of the three years 2014-2016, the developer completed a total of 84 projects with 2,710,592 sqm of space.

Short-list:

CTP

Goodman

Invest4SEE

Segro

 

Short-listed BTS Project Awards

 

BTS Project of the Year - Small (under 25,000 sqm)

BTS for GLS - Poland 

The facility being developed by Panattoni Europe for GLS Poland is an advanced cross-dock with two functions - primary (to be managed by courier services) and secondary (night-time hub). The project handles approx. 80 thousand parcels daily. This is the first GLS Poland facility executed by Panattoni and it is a great honour, irrespective of Panattoni’s numerous developments for the global leaders of the transport and logistics services markets.

Short-list:

BTS for Assa Abloy - Czech Republic

BTS for Axa - Poland

KION for Dematic - Czech Republic

 

BTS Project of the Year - Medium (under 50,000 sqm)

Panattoni Europe - H&M Grodzisk Mazowiecki - Poland

Panattoni Europe’s new investment for the fashion chain H&M is the second BTS facility delivered by the developer to this client. The third one has just been developed in Bolesławiec, sizing 60 000 sqm. The previous one, totalling 83,200 sqm, was built in Gądki at Panattoni Park Poznań I and was the first project in Panattoni Europe's portfolio to feature a broad range of environment-friendly solutions

Short-list:

Arvato Distribution Centre - SEGRO Logistics Park Stryków - Poland

Panattoni Park Cheb / DHL distribution center for Estée Lauder Companies

BTS for Ontex - Poland

Panattoni Europe - Raben & Park Grodzisk III - Poland

 

BTS Project of the Year - Large (over 60,000 sqm)

Panattoni Europe - Amazon Sosnowiec - Poland

This is Panattoni Europe's fifth logistics centre for Amazon. The new facility featuring 135,000 sqm has been built in Sosnowiec in the region of Upper Silesia, built on a 21-hectare site near Panattoni Parks Sosnowiec I, II, III, IV and Panattoni Europe BTS facility for Hags Poland. Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Sosnowiec is adapted to the high-bay storage system and dedicated to the distribution of shoes and clothes in Western Europe. Moreover – like with the previous Panattoni Europe projects for Amazon – the facility is being a subject to environmental certification under the BREEAM scheme.

Short-list:

Goodman BTS for Auchan - Hungary

Invest4SEE - Industrial Park Dubnica - Slovakia

Panattoni Europe - Castorama II - Poland

Panattoni Europe - Obi - Poland

 

Manufacturing Supplier of the Year

Information Technology

Sii 

With over 3 600 employees, Sii is the top IT & engineering services provider in Poland. Support it clients in the areas of: software development, QA & testing, engineering, training, IT infrastructure, business process outsourcing, service desk, enterprise applications, business intelligence, custom sii business solutions and business consulting. Its services are provided comprehensively in the one-stop-shop formula.

Short-list:

Velis Real Estate Tech

Zebra Technologies

 

Logistics Supplier/Provider

DSV 

DSV – Global Transport and Logistics provides and manage supply chain solutions for thousands of companies every day – from the small family-run business to the large global corporation. Its reach is global, yet its presence is local and close to its customers. 45,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high quality services.

Short-list:

Cargomind

Cargonexx

Kuehne + Nagel

Nissin Logistics

ZAMMLER POLSKA

 

Manufacturing Supplier

Valeo Group 

Valeo is an automotive supplier, partner to all automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and improved vehicle performance and to the development of intuitive driving. 

Short-list:

E & S W Knowles

Volkswagen Group

WAMECH

Electropoli

Flex

 

Manufacturer of the Year

Sustainability and Environment

RECARO 

Recaro Aircraft Seating is a global supplier of premium aircraft seats for the leading airlines worldwide. The company has over 2,200 employees, including more than 1,000 working in Germany. It operates plants in Germany, Poland, South Africa, the U.S. and China, as well as service centers in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

Short-list: 

Electropoli

Leeson Chemicals

SGX Europe

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting)

 

Business & Science

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting)

Signify is the new company name of Philips Lighting. Signify is the world leader in lighting. It focuses on providing its customers with quality, energy-efficient lighting products, systems and services. Its purpose is to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for Brighter Lives and a Better World. Signify was formerly Philips Lighting, which became a standalone company following its spin-off from Royal Philips.

Short-list:

Dana International

Smarttech 3D

VERASHAPE

 

Automation/Robotics

RECARO 

Recaro Aircraft Seating is a global supplier of premium aircraft seats for the leading airlines worldwide. The company has over 2,200 employees, including more than 1,000 working in Germany. It operates plants in Germany, Poland, South Africa, the U.S. and China, as well as service centers in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

Short-list:

Flex

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting)

 

Product Design/Life Cycle Management

Valeo Group

Valeo is an automotive supplier, partner to all automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and improved vehicle performance and to the development of intuitive driving. 

Short-list:

Dana Incorporated

Flex

Lotte Wedel

VERASHAPE

WAMECH

SGX Europe

 

CRM / Customer Service / Customer Satisfaction

Volkswagen Group

VGP is an importer of six brands: Volkswagen, Audi, ŠKODA, SEAT, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Porsche. It operates in the field of distribution of new cars, spare parts and accessories and assure compliance with legal requirements for their placing on the market. VGP's mission is to be the best automotive group in Poland.

Short-list:

Dana Incorporated

Flex

RECARO

WAMECH

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting)

 

Quality Control

RECARO 

Recaro Aircraft Seating is a global supplier of premium aircraft seats for the leading airlines worldwide. The company has over 2,200 employees, including more than 1,000 working in Germany. It operates plants in Germany, Poland, South Africa, the U.S. and China, as well as service centers in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

Short-list:

Dana Incorporated

Electropoli

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting)

Flex

 

Supply Chain Management Logistics

Volkswagen Group 

VGP is an importer of six brands: Volkswagen, Audi, ŠKODA, SEAT, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Porsche. It operates in the field of distribution of new cars, spare parts and accessories and assure compliance with legal requirements for their placing on the market. VPG's mission is to be the best automotive group in Poland.

Short-list:

Flex

RECARO

SGX Europe

WAMECH

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting)

Śrubena-unia

 

Plant Manager

Marcin Andrzejewski - Signify

Signify is the new company name of Philips Lighting. Signify is the world leader in lighting. It focuses on providing its customers with quality, energy-efficient lighting products, systems and services. Its purpose is to unlock the extraordinary potential of light for Brighter Lives and a Better World.

Short-list:

Andrzej Dąbrowski - SGX Europe

Andrzej Herma - Śrubena Unia

Bartosz Masny - RECARO

 

Manufacturer of the Year

RECARO

Recaro Aircraft Seating is a global supplier of premium aircraft seats for the leading airlines worldwide. The company has over 2,200 employees, including more than 1,000 working in Germany. It operates plants in Germany, Poland, South Africa, the U.S. and China, as well as service centers in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

 

Professional of the Year

Marek Forynski - Panattoni Europe 

Marek Foryński joined Panattoni Europe in 2008 as the Head of BTS Group. He is responsible for managing the BTS structure and initiating activities in CEE market, continually expanding specialization within BTS. Marek’s pursuit of effective and custom-tailored solutions to the clients’ individual needs and his operational flexibility attract new investments to Panattoni Europe and create growth opportunities for the company’s BTS department as a whole.

Short -list:

Joanna Sinkiewicz - Cushman Wakefield

Marek Potoczny - Valeo Group

Thomas Keller - Recaro

Katarzyna Pys-Fabianczyk - BNP Paribas

Piotr Wąsik - Wamech

Wojciech Wąsik - Wamech

Krystian Szypka - Electropoli

Maciej Walenda - DSV Solutions

Łukasz Sadowski - Flex

Michał Brzozowski - Metroplan

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