02 Nov 2023

The Spectator names MacRebur as one of the UK’s top innovators

The Spectator names MacRebur as one of the UK’s top innovators

 We have been shortlisted for our second award in as many months.

Following on from being named finalists in the Edie Net-Zero Awards, we are proud to announce that we are also on the shortlist in The Spectator’s Innovator of the Year Awards, in the Manufacturing and Engineering category.

The category celebrates homegrown businesses keeping the legacy of Britain’s place as the home of the industrial revolution alive – shining a light on innovative ways they are driving sustainability and pioneering cutting-edge technology.

 The Innovator of the Year Awards, sponsored by Investec, attracted hundreds of entries this year. The award winners will be announced in a prize ceremony in London on 9th November.

When explaining why we had been selected in the shortlist, judges described how they were pleased to see our rate of growth, with four factories already in situ globally and six more planned for the upcoming three years.

 Judge Ian Ritchie CBE, an engineer and entrepreneur, explained how our solution to the waste plastic epidemic is “very attractive”.

 “They’re clearly taking a global approach to this, so it’s definitely got legs and it solves two problems,” he said.

Meanwhile, Gabriel Fysh, entrepreneur and director at Transcend Packaging, said: “They’ve got projects in Moldova, Türkiye, UAE – why don’t we have projects in the UK for them?”

 You can hear more about why we were shortlisted and all the other innovative finalists in the latest Best of the Spectator podcast here.