Hurry, Endeavour Awards 2012 entries closing 27 February!

The deadline has been extended two weeks for the 9th Annual Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards, so it’s not too late to enter for your chance to be recognised as a great Australian manufacturing innovator!

The nomination deadline for the 2012 Endeavour Awards has been extended to Monday 27 February, so hurry to get your nomination in and be recognised for your company’s contribution to the Australian manufacturing industry.


2012 Categories

Technology Application of the Year, for successful applications of new technology in manufacturing processes.

Australian Consumer/Trade Product of the Year, for innovative new consumer/trade products.

Australian Industrial Product of the Year, for innovative new industrial products.

Australian Steel Innovation Award, for innovative products or projects using Australian-made steel.

Exporter of the Year, for companies who are successfully entering or developing an export market with a new or existing locally-made product.

Environmental Solution of the Year, for successful implementation of solutions designed to reduce the environmental impact of manufacturing operations.

Enterprise Connect Significant Achievement Award, recognises manufacturers who have made a significant achievement in productivity, competitiveness or innovative capability since completing their Enterprise Connect Business Review and Tailored Advisory Service project(s). [This award is for Enterprise Connect clients only.]

Global Integration Award, for companies who are successfully engaged in global supply chains.

Safety Scheme of the Year, for the successful implementation of schemes to improve safety in manufacturing plants.

Young Manufacturer of the Year, for the rising starts of Australia’s next generation of manufacturers.

Lifetime Achievement Award, designed to recognise a person who has made a significant individual contribution to Australia’s manufacturing industry.

Manufacturers’ Monthly Most Innovative Company Award, recognising Australian manufacturers and suppliers which have looked ‘outside the box’ to implement new business ideas.

Female Manufacturer of the Year, for females who have affected positive change to manufacturing processes in Australia. 

Manufacturer of the Year Award, will be chosen from among the winners of the above categories. 


How to enter

The nomination process is easy. The entry page on our website shows clear criteria for each category, ensuring entrants meet the judges’ requirements.  

There’s no better time for you and your company to be recognised. Enter the 9th Annual Endeavour Awards today and join the fast-growing list of companies and individuals being celebrated for their manufacturing prowess.

Winners will be announced at a dinner ceremony on Wednesday 9 May at Doltone House in Sydney. Finalists each receive two tickets, however tickets can also be purchased by contacting the team at Manufacturers’ Monthly (below). 

Send your entries to: Madeline Prince 02 9422 2759,

Need more info?: Sarah Falson 02 9422 2480,; Annie Dang 02 9422 2964, 



A very special thanks to those companies pledging their support for the 2012 Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards:

SICK for Safety Scheme of the Year; 

Phalanx Consulting Group for Australian Consumer/Trade Product of the Year;  

EFIC for Exporter of the Year;

Atlas Copco for Environmental Solution of the Year;

Industry Capability Network for Global Integration Award;

BlueScope Steel for Australian Steel Innovation Award;

ABB for Young Manufacturer of the Year;

BOC for Australian Industrial Product of the Year; and

SMC Pneumatics for Technology Application of the Year.