AILU Rising Star Award

ILAS 2023 Symposium Awards Dinner in Daventry on Wed 22nd March.

The Bi-annual event was held at the Mercure Daventry Court Hotel and was attended by over 250 guests.

At each ILAS event, AILU presents prestigious and highly valued awards to selected individuals who have gone through the nomination and selection procedure.

Pictured centre below is Adam Birtwell of Graham Engineering receiving his Rising Star Award.

AILU RISING STAR AWARD. This award is designed to help encourage people in the early stages of their career to develop their interests in laser technology and applications. The award is presented to an individual for a significant piece of work, which has led to real or potential economic gain for the parent organisation and that preferably has wider benefit for the industrial laser use community.

Adam received his award in recognition of his work carried out in developing and optimising Robot Laser Welding processes in Titanium and Duplex Steel.

Also pictured are Dave MacLellan Executive Director of AILU who presented Adam with his award and Ian Fraser who proposed Adam for the award, Ian is part of the Apprentice Development Team at Graham Engineering.