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ECA Annual Awards & Gala Dinner 2016

Eight top performing building services and electrical firms collected major accolades at the ECA Gala Dinner & Annual Awards 2016, attended by hundreds of industry leaders on Friday 8 July at Celtic Manor in South Wales.

Guests enjoyed an evening of entertainment hosted by Alan Dedicoat, the voice of The National Lottery, and leading comedian Stephen K. Amos. During the event, thousands of pounds were raised by attendees for the Electrical Industries Charity.

 

The ECA Annual Awards 2016 winners:

  • DES Electrical has established a special partnership with their client, Willmot Dixon, where early engagement delivered several prestige projects, with excellent customer satisfaction and often ahead of schedule.

    This award was sponsored by ECIC

  • In a keenly fought competition, Imtech Engineering Services Central impressed the judges with a well defined approach to helping their supply chain meet high standards of safety, along with an innovative way of increasing and encouraging site hazard reporting.

    Quote from the winner:

    “As testament to our Safety First approach, the Best Health and Safety Initiative Award was secured due to the great work undertaken by Imtech Engineering Services Central with our back-to-basics approach in raising safety awareness through hazard alerts, an inclusive safety approach with our supply chain and our health and safety team's implementation of web based inspection audits.

    'We are delighted to have won the Best Health and Safety Initiative, this win underpins our industry-leading attitude to health and safety within the business' commented Darron Littlehales, Managing Director, Imtech Engineering Services Central.”

    HIGHLY COMMENDED: Darke & Taylor Ltd

    This award was sponsored by ABB

  • Power Electrics impressed the judges with their strong sustainability credentials and commitment to both staff and client training, particularly in the area of energy standby equipment.

    Quote from the winner:

    “During Power Electrics 53 year history we have been proud of the various electrical contracting projects we have worked upon around the UK. To gain recognition from the leading association within our industry is a great achievement and one we are all very honoured of. A combination of hard work, innovation and health & safety practices allow us as a company to differentiate ourselves from our competitors and propelled us to win this award.”

    HIGHLY COMMENDED: Panks Engineers Ltd and Elsym Installations Ltd

    This award was sponsored by Edmundson

  • Amalgamated impressed the judges with their exceptional awards entry which detailed their high quality service to clients, supported by an excellent safety performance and strong commitment to staff training and development.

    Quote from winner:

    Quote from the winner: "We are delighted to have won the 'ECA Contractor of the Year Award', in the category up to £5 Million turnover, for our achievements by the UK's Leading Trade Association.

    Successful growth strategies were significant in our application including extensive professional accreditations, customer care, employee development, acquisitions and new business development.

    This award places Amalgamated in the forefront of the Industry as one of the leading independent Fire and Security companies in the UK."

    Ian Teader, Managing Director

    HIGHLY COMMENDED: DES Electrical Contractors UK Ltd

    This award was sponsored by Hager

  • Their use of design to improve both product and installation efficiencies across a range of projects impressed the judges.  This, together with exceptional supply chain engagement, left the judges in no doubt about their overall winner for this category. 

    Quote from the winner:

    “Winning the ECA Contractor of the year title is a great accolade of which we at Haydon M&E Ltd are extremely proud of. Being recognised by our peers within the Industry and awarded for exemplary quality in the market place is an incredible achievement to share with our existing and potential clients.

    Thank you to the ECA for an amazing platform and thank you to the amazing team at Haydon M&E Ltd, You made this happen!”

    HIGHLY COMMENDED: Braham Electrical

    This award was sponsored by Electrium 

  • W T Parker impressed the judges with how they introduced a range of innovative products and techniques within their projects, backed up by remarkably strong commitment to staff career progression, health and safety, and sustainable procurement. 

    Quote from winner:

    "I am delighted with the award and for the recognition from industry experts that WT Parker Group Services Ltd is the fantastic company that myself and its employees know it to be.  It makes me immensely proud to know that the company has been recognised as being the best of the best.  The judges recognised our passion for staff development, the importance of health and safety and innovation amongst other criteria, but most of all, our belief in the WT Parker name and everything it stands for."

    HIGHLY COMMENDED: Imtech Engineering Services Central Ltd

    This award was sponsored by Schneider

  • Quartzelec are this year’s outright winner for the Excellence in Training and Development Award.   The judges were united in their view that Quartzelec had shown exceptional commitment to apprentice and lifelong learning, including extensive training in new technology and processes such as Building Information Modelling.  

    Quote from winner:

    "Training is directly proportional to profit and is a key factor in the huge growth we have seen here at the Manchester office in the last 4 years.  Winning the prestigious Training and Development category is  incredible recognition for all our people who are furthering their education not only for their own benefit, but for the benefit of Quartzelec as a whole"  Martin Broughton- General Manager

    HIGHLY COMMENDED: Bebbington & Wilson Ltd and N Smith Electrical Ltd

    This award is sponsored by JTL

  • Described by the judges as an outstanding approach to innovation, Marshall Land Systems overcame a unique challenge of providing electrical equipment and supply to the exacting and complex standards of the Ministry of Defence in a major military field hospital. 

    This award was sponsored by EATON

Past Winners

2015

  • ECA Large Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Schneider Electric) – Quartzelec Ltd 
  • ECA Contractor of the Year for firms who turnover up to £20m a year (sponsored by Newey and Eyre) – Alpine Works Ltd
  • ECA Contractor of the Year for firms who turnover up to £5m a year (sponsored by Hagar) – Power Efficient Systems Ltd
  • ECA Contractor of the Year Award for firms with turnover up to £1m a year (sponsored by Edmundson Electrical) – Bowers Projects Ltd 
  • Excellence in Training and Development Award (sponsored by JTL) – Darke & Taylor Ltd
  • Best Health & Safety Initiative Award (sponsored by Electrical Safety First) – SSE Enterprise Contracting Ltd
  • Innovation in Contracting Award (sponsored by Newey & Eyre) – WES Ltd
  • Best Client/Contractor Partnership Award (sponsored by ECIC) – Dodd Group

2014

  • ECA Large Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Schneider Electric) – Dodd Group
  • ECA Medium Sized Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Hager) – Weblight Ltd
  • ECA Small Sized Contractor of the Year Award (sponsored by Edmundson Electrical) – Lantei Compliance Services
  • Award for ECA Commitment to training and development (sponsored by JTL) – Imtech Engineering  Services Central
  • The Electrical Safety Initiative Award (sponsored by Electrical Safety First) – HSE & Compliance team, British Gas Services Ltd
  • Innovation in Contracting Award (sponsored by Newey & Eyre) – J Brand Ltd
  • Best Client/Contractor Partnership Award (sponsored by EC Insurance) – Vision Accendo Ltd
  • ECA Best Health and Safety Initiative Award 2016 (sponsored by ABB)

    ECA Best Health and Safety Initiative Award 2016 (sponsored by ABB)

    Winners - Imtech Engineering Services Central Ltd

  • ECA Best Client/ Contractor Partnership Award 2016 (sponsored by Edmundson)

    ECA Best Client/ Contractor Partnership Award 2016 (sponsored by Edmundson)

    Winners - DES Electrical Contractors UK Ltd

  • ECA Contractor of the year Award 2016 - up to £1million turnover (sponsored by Edmundson)

    ECA Contractor of the year Award 2016 - up to £1million turnover (sponsored by Edmundson)

    Winners - Power Electrics (Bristol) Ltd

  • ECA Contractor of the year Award 2016 - Up to £20million turnover (sponsored by Electrium)

    ECA Contractor of the year Award 2016 - Up to £20million turnover (sponsored by Electrium)

    Winners - Haydon Mechanical and Electrical 

  • ECA Contractor of the year Award 2016 - Up to £5million turnover (sponsored by Hager)

    ECA Contractor of the year Award 2016 - Up to £5million turnover (sponsored by Hager)

    Winners - Amalgamated Ltd

  • ECA Large Contractor of the Year Award 2016 (sponsored by Schneider)

    ECA Large Contractor of the Year Award 2016 (sponsored by Schneider)

    Winners - W T Parker

  • ECA Excellence in Training and Development Award 2016 (sponsored by JTL)

    ECA Excellence in Training and Development Award 2016 (sponsored by JTL)

    Winners - Quartzelec Ltd

  • ECA Innovation in Contracting Award 2017 (sponsored by EATON)

    ECA Innovation in Contracting Award 2017 (sponsored by EATON)

    Winners - Marshall Land Systems Ltd

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