H&T Presspart Blackburn is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2020 Make UK manufacturing awards! Out of hundreds of applicants, we have successfully achieved a place in the final of the “manufacturing matters” category, with the winner being announced in an online ceremony on Thursday 15th October.

The category focuses on exceptional adaptability and resilience during business operations but more specifically this year, the response to the unprecedented challenges faced globally as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With many businesses facing threats to survival, many UK manufacturers adapted operations to continue supporting employees and serving customers and others supported the fight against the coronavirus by using their skills, innovation, technologies, and engineering expertise.

As a supply of patient critical respiratory drug delivery components to the pharmaceutical industry, it was crucial the virus was kept out of our workforce and our site not only for the sake of our employees, but for the sake of our customers who use our components in life saving drug delivery devices.

Like many others through these unsettling and uncertain times, both our divisions had to adapt through the wake of coronavirus in order to continue to supply deep-drawn metal components. The quick and effective response to the pandemic demonstrated by both H&T Presspart and H&T Industrial is a great achievement as we have over 180 people onsite and currently no site spread of the infection which we are immensely proud of. We continue to follow social distancing guidelines and will adapt to the new ‘normal’ that we are all currently faced with.

No matter what the situation, H&T Presspart and H&T Industrial will always strive to go above and beyond in order to supply customers with their components. As businesses, we do not settle for compromise and we believe our customers should not have to do the same – which is why we will always do our upmost to produce high precision and quality metal parts for industries all over the world.

Good luck to all the finalists in this category!