Frost & Sullivan presented thirty-five accolades to industry leaders and innovators during last Thursday's 2015 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards Banquet at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London.
Addressing the audience, composed of decision-makers and visionaries from a broad spectrum of industries, Gary Jeffery, Partner & Director at Frost & Sullivan, explained: "Our long-established awards programme recognises companies that have demonstrated a unique approach towards doing business in their respective markets. Frost & Sullivan celebrates these ideas and strategies that drive corporate growth."
The evening highlighted superlative achievements across information and communications technologies; industrial automation; automotive; chemicals and materials; healthcare; energy and environment as well as aerospace, defence and security.
Some of the areas of excellence that distinctions were bestowed in featured product innovation, customer value leadership, technology innovation, entrepreneurial spirit as well as market share and breadth of penetration.
"This elite list of companies has demonstrated innovation, competitiveness and leadership in meeting the demands and challenges inherent in their particular sectors," remarked Jeffery. "Frost & Sullivan acknowledges their products and services as best-in-class examples of how to effectively optimise strategies, performance and processes."
The following companies were honoured during the night's black-tie ceremony.
InvestUK - 2015 Economic Development Innovation: Policy and Programme Excellence Award
ThetaRay - 2014 Global Infrastructure and Financial Services Cyber Security Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
Songwon International AG - 2015 European Antioxidants for Plastic Applications Product Line Strategy Leadership Award
Aura Light International AB - 2015 European Lighting Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
Emerson Network Power - 2014 EMEA Data Center Cooling Solution Product Leadership Award
Emerson Network Power - 2014 EMEA UPS Technology Leadership Award
Highview Power Storage - 2015 Global Large-Scale Energy Storage Technology Innovation Award
Vanadis Power - 2015 Global Energy Storage Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Fidson Healthcare Plc - 2014 Nigerian Pharmaceutical Growth Excellence Leadership Award
JNC International Ltd - 2015 West African Medical Devices Customer Service Leadership Award
Reagena Oy Ltd. - 2015 European Hantavirus Point-of-Care Diagnostics Customer Value Leadership Award
Europlacer - 2015 Global EMS Providers for the Aerospace & Defense Industry Growth Excellence Leadership Award
Fujikura Ltd. - 2014 Global Fusion Splicers Customer Value Leadership Award
Hempel A/S - 2014 European Protective Coatings New Product Innovation Award
Microlease - 2014 Global Test & Measurement Rental Company of the Year Award
Mycronic - 2014 Global SMT Printers New Product Innovation Award
Trescal - 2014 Global Calibration Services Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Arkadin 2015 European Conferencing Services Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Ericsson - 2015 Global Mobile Commerce Enabling Technology Leadership Award
INSIDE Secure - 2014 European Digital Identification Company of the Year Award
Intamac Systems Ltd. - 2015 European Internet of Things New Product Innovation Award
Interactive Intelligence 2014 EMEA Contact Centre Systems Company of the Year Award
ipNX - 2014 Nigerian Fibre-Optic Convergence Service Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Motorola Solutions Inc. - 2015 European Critical Communications Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Reactive Technologies - 2015 European ICT in Smart Energy Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
SNT Deutschland AG - 2015 European Contact Center Outsourcing Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award
Sproxil - 2015 East and West African VAS for Pharmaceutical Anti-Counterfeiting Enabling Technology Leadership Award
Teleperformance - 2015 European Contact Centre Outsourcing Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award
Transcom WorldWide - 2015 European Contact Center Outsourcing Visionary Innovation Leadership Award
Vodafone - 2014 European Hosted IP Telephony/UCC and Hosted Contact Center Company of the Year Award
Atos - 2015 Global PLM Services in Discrete Manufacturing Company of the Year Award
ATS International - 2014 Global Plant Data Management and Quality Optimization Solutions for Discrete Industries New Product Innovation Award
Prysmian Group - 2015 European Single Mode Optical Fibers New Product Innovation Award
Cigniti Technologies Limited – UK – 2014 Global Automated Software Testing Services Customer Value Leadership Award
Suzhou Hydal Biotech - 2015 European Waste Oil Upcycling Technology Innovation Award