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ESCO Hydra does double at Sheffield Business Awards

posted 6 Feb 2012, 06:57 by RiDO Rotherham

ESCO Hydra (UK) was the big winner at the Sheffield Business Awards after clinching two awards.

The South Yorkshire company, a manufacturer of mining equipment for the deep coal mining industry, was named Sheffield Chamber of Commerce & Industry Outstanding Business of the Year. The company also bagged the P&A Receivables Excellence in International Trade Award.

Roger Pearson, managing director of Sizer, was awarded the Lupton Fawcett Business Person of the Year accolade, while Neill Birchenall from BirchenallHowden was crowned the Benchmark Recruit Young Business Person of the Year.

Other winners on the night included Sheffield Food Festival Partnership, 3Squared, UK Medical, Kier Sheffield, Tinsley Bridge Group, VOICE Group, Voluntary Action Sheffield, Accelerate Lifestyle and Jefferson Sheard Architects.

To mark the achievements of up and coming business talent in the region, an additional award was also handed out on the night. The Special Award for Emerging Entrepreneurial Talent was awarded to 18 year old Joseph Panasiuk, a business management and enterprise student at the Sheffield College and owner of All Vintage Mini.