Sam Brookfield, who was awarded the prestigious title of ‘AMRC Apprentice of the Year’, has recently come back from his amazing prize of a once in a lifetime trip to Brazil.
Sam won overall Apprentice of the Year after picking up the title of ‘Academic Achiever of the Year’, an award sponsored by Barnsley College for his “enthusiasm, commitment to his apprenticeship and the impact he made on the judging panel.
Sam flew out as a guest of automation and control specialists WEG, where he toured WEG’s manufacturing facilities at Jaraguá do Sul and Santa Catarina. He observed their manufacturing and working practices as well as meeting with their local apprentices.
Sam stated, “I would like to thank Cooper & Turner who nominated for this award and also for their support throughout my short time as an apprentice. The trip was fantastic and I learnt about some new automation and engineering techniques that are cutting edge”.
The combined forces of the Cooper and Turner and MBW means that the ‘Group’ has been at the forefront of structural bolting manufacture for more than 160 years.
Cooper & Turner has a long history of supplying tunnel bolts to the mining and tunnelling industry.
We manufacture a complete range of track fasteners for the rail market. The quality and diversity of this product makes them suitable for the world’s railways.
We manufacture, stock & distribute highly engineered petro-chemical grade studbolt assemblies and fasteners for critical applications in the petro chemical and processing Industries.
MBW offers a full service to ‘Original Equipment Manufacturers’ (OEM's) from straightforward manufacture and supply to complete Direct Line Feed (DLF) solutions.
Cooper & Turner Ltd and MBW Ltd have more than 25 years experience of manufacturing and exporting product globally.