Bradman Lake receives Nestlé UK and Ireland Supplier Award

Beccles, England. April 20, 2015. Bradman Lake was recently awarded the inaugural Nestlé UK and Ireland 2014 Supplier Award in the category of 'Best Innovation Indirect' at the recent Nestlé Supplier Awards 2015 event.

This Nestlé award is to recognise a company which has introduced an effective and innovative approach in their category that has significantly helped service to their business. Nestlé judges focused on companies that have demonstrated genuinely proactive and innovative thinking, and collaborative approach delivering a solution that goes far beyond the day to day requirement of the business.

The Bradman Lake Group submission was based upon the work undertaken with Nestlé PTC in regards to 'flexible future proof flow wrapping' and Nestlé York 'the many facets of Nestlé’s Kit Kat' in the delivery of a flexible packaging cell, providing Nestlé with the ability to effectively supply product to market with various shelf ready packaging formats.

Nestlé Supplier Awards event at the Hilton London Gatwick Airport hotel on 26th February 2015
Pictured left to right: Mike Gillis, Dan Lake, Bradman Lake; David Hix; Director of Supply Chain Nestlé UK; John Marlee, Ian McDermott, Bradman Lake.

In his address to the entire Bradman Lake workforce Group Managing Director, John Marlee, congratulated all employees and thanked them for their contribution either directly or indirectly.He went on to say that everyone within the Bradman Lake business has had a part to play, the award was secured against strong competition across a broad spectrum of suppliers and is something of which we should all be proud.

This is the second award that Bradman Lake has received from Nestlé. In 2012 from a starting point of over 50 Capital Equipment suppliers, the Bradman Lake Group came to the top of the ranking and was awarded the inaugural “NBS Technical Procurement Supplier of the Year” award in the area of Capital Equipment, which was launched by NBS in November 2011. The “NBS Technical Procurement Supplier of the Year” program is an on-going program designed to recognize and formally acknowledge suppliers who exemplify outstanding performance and execution in the areas of innovation, customer service and relationship management, operations, quality, cost and value creation, and business ethics.

About Bradman Lake

Established in 1948, the Bradman Lake Group is a major designer and manufacturer of innovative packaging machinery and ‘state of the art’ single source systems. With an impressive product portfolio Bradman Lake can offer stand alone or fully integrated systems custom-engineered to meet the exacting standards demanded by today's fast moving consumer markets worldwide.

The Bradman Lake range of equipment includes product distribution, feeding systems, flow wrapping, roll wrapping, top load cartoning, end load cartoning, and end of line options of case packing and shrink wrapping. Bradman Lake is located in the UK and USA with regional offices in Russia, India and China, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multi-disciplined UK engineering group, Langley Holdings plc.