Manufacturer gets award 

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A MANUFACTURER of marine equipement from Portsmouth has been honoured for its work. 

Daniamant, which supplies a range of solutions for the marine sector, was highly commended at this year’s EEF Future Manufacturing Awards.

Daniamant, was runner up for the Innovation Award, sponsored by HVM Catapult.

The judges commented on its new product - the ODEO Distress Flare. The flare offers users a choice between existing technology and an alternative LED technology. The product is influencing legislation around the world. 

Dick Elsy, chief executive at HVM Catapult, said: ‘Innovation creates opportunity but it is challenging. Those who master it deserve our recognition and praise.’ 

Jim Davison, membership director at EEF said: ‘This achievement is testament to the hard working and dedicated team at Daniamant.’