Achievement Award

Krones UK Ltd donated the BBI Achievement Award to the British Bottlers' Institute. It is presented annually to a company or individual who, in the view of the BBI Council, merits some special recognition for contribution to the bottling industry during the year.

2017's Winner

Ed Binsted, BBI President, presented to Will Watkins of Radnor Hills Mineral Water the BBI Achievement Award sponsored by Krones UK. Will Watkins has, over the past 25 years, built Radnor Hills into a £40million turnover business producing 260 million bottles and 100 million Tetra Paks per year from the factory in Knighton in the Radnor Hills.

In accepting his award Will Watkins paid tribute to the huge support he had received from the engineering and supply chain over the years, which had helped him develop his business to the level it had achieved to-date.

Previous Winners

2016 David Robinson, Frederic Robinson Ltd
2015 Mark Tyne, Esterform
2014 Andrew Cawthray, Cawingredients
2013 Fuller, Smith & Turner
2012 Halewood International
2011 St Austell Brewery
2010 Highland Spring
2009 Quinn Glass
2008 The Glenmorangie Company
2007 David Kaye
2006 Hedley Wright
2005 Britvic Soft Drinks
2004 Robert Neame CBE
2002 Bacardi-Martini
2001 Jeremy Browne
2000 Thomas Hardy Holdings
1999 Ed Binsted
1998 Hook Norton Brewery
1997 United Glass
1996 Merrydown