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Quality Award Sponsor

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Schloetter Co Ltd was established in the UK in 1969 as part of the worldwide Schloetter group, dedicated to supplying and servicing products to the finishing industry.  From plating electrolytes through to paint materials for metals, plastics and glass substrates the company endeavours to be at the leading edge of technology.

Marketing Award Sponsor

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QMS are one of the UKs largest ISO consultancies and quality management specialists. They provide a simple and affordable route to ISO certification for thousands of UK businesses.


Environmental Award SponsorInenco logo

At Inenco we believe our independence is core to our ability to champion our customers best interests. We bring unparalleled experience, insight and solutions to a rapidly advancing market place. We provide access not only to secure pricing and supply but also to emerging technology, sustainability and legislative developments – ensuring our customers always stay ahead of the field.

Our platforms, data analytics and interfaces will be the best in our market, delivering a product and service roadmap that provides future proofed capability and real, sustainable value to our customers.

Together, we are shaping the future of business energy.


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Citation is the UK’s leading provider of Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety compliance with over 20,000 clients in the UK. they have been the SEA’s recommended supplier in these areas since 2006.


Oustandanding International Contribution Award SponsorBJGI logo

British Jewellery & Giftware International has been helping companies to improve their international trade for more than 40 years. If you want to export or import, BJGI can help you!


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Established in 1973, the Contract Heat Treatment Association (CHTA) exists to promote the activities of its members and to protect them from negative impact. It represents the majority of the companies currently offering outsourced heat treatment capacity in the UK, from the world's largest to some of the smallest.

Special Recognition Award SponsorStephen Price Design logo

A graphic design agency that researches and delivers bespoke solutions to meet individual business needs. Branding, advertising, brochures, newsletters, exhibitions and website design. The agency is proud to have worked with the SEA since 2002.


Official Ticket Sponsor Surface World Live is the UK’s only event dedicated to the surface treatment, product finishing and coatings industry. It provides a major showcase for the very latest technology and developments in this important and expanding area.

Pre-dinner Drinks Reception Sponsor     Envantage logo

Here at Envantage, we help organisations manage their energy and carbon reduction more effectively through a comprehensive portfolio of services. Operating across all sectors throughout the UK and Europe from our offices in Didsbury, Manchester, we're an independent, technical consultancy with a broad client base of industrial and commercial companies.

Call us today on 0800 054 2577 or visit



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