Eldon Tool and Engineering Limited were delighted to see their apprentice Russell Fox named the Made in Sheffield Apprentice of the Year at the Made in Sheffield Awards Dinner held at the Cutler Hall, Sheffield on the evening of April 16th. This prestigious event celebrates excellence in manufacturing from across the city region.

Eldon’s General Manager Stuart Smith said, “We are very proud of Russell’s achievements and especially this prestigious award, the second in a matter of weeks, after he won the AMRC Training Centre’s Boeing Apprentice of the Year last month. Here at Eldon we take our apprenticeship programme very seriously and this has been reflected in recent years with the accolades our apprentices have won, Sam Abbott (Apprentice of the Year), Alex Montisci (SMC Award of Excellence) and now of course Russell Fox.”

The Made in Sheffield brand gives local companies the opportunity to celebrate their ongoing commitment to world class quality and excellence in manufacturing. More than 250 companies are licensed to use the Made in Sheffield logo.

Eldon Tool and Engineering were established in 1975 and are equipped with the very best technologically advanced machines for turning, milling and drilling. This, combined with the expertise of their staff, lets Eldon produce products for a wide range of industries as well as the ability to design and manufacture to customer’s specifications.

Photo caption: Russell Fox (centre) shows off his Made in Sheffield Apprentice of the Year award. He is accompanied by Eldon Tool and Engineering Limited’s Technical Manager Darren Coles (left) and Engineering Manager John London (right).