As the proud winner of the 2017 Hunter Manufacturing Awards (HMA), Excellence in Manufacturing Process and the Manufacturer of the Year, Varley Group hosted the 2018 Hunter Manufacturing Awards Launch event at the Tomago head office site. Over a hundred hunter region based manufacturing professionals attended the event on the 12th of April to launch the 2018 registration an application period.
Varley Group, CEO Jeff Phillips, welcomed the guests via video from the USA and HMA Chairman, Steven Smith thanked the sponsors, partners and supporters for their support of the manufacturing sector. Downer will be the Major Sponsor of the Awards for the 11th consecutive year and Gavin Foster, CEO, Downer Rail, thanked HMA for their on-going support of manufacturing.
To conclude the event guided group tours with enthusiastic Varley personnel was coordinated to show the vast product display that Varley produce. Guests were delighted and surprised that such a ‘World Class’ manufacturer is located in the Hunter Region along with insightful information about Varley’s innovation and various industry sector involvement.
This years’ Hunter Manufacturing Awards Launch event has been marked as the biggest successful launch event to date.