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Beverage Manufacturing Company of the Year

By Rick Pendrous , 04-Dec-2012

Winner: Britvic Soft Drinks

Britvic's Fran Ball and Ian Forrester receive the award from TV chef Simon Rimmer

Britvic's Fran Ball and Ian Forrester receive the award from TV chef Simon Rimmer

Over the past five years Britvic Soft Drinks' northern region operations, which includes factories in Leeds and Huddersfield, haven't just talked about continuous improvement, they have lived it. As an example, every breakdown of over 60 minutes now undergoes root cause analysis.

The company's World Class Operator development programme has helped to drive out losses and improve performance.

The judges said: "Britvic has shown excellent results in terms of downtime reduction, energy savings and water usage, together with good quality assurance results."

Shortlisted: Britvic Soft Drinks

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Watch this exclusive video to hear Britvic Soft Drink's manufacturing manager, Ian Forrester and regional quality, safety and environment manager - north, Fran Ball commenting on winning the award.