Swindon forklift training engineering centre sponsors national safety award

F-TEC Swindon

Swindon-based Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC)  is to sponsor the Safety Award at the Awards for Excellence 2020, the biggest annual event in the materials handling industry calendar.

The Awards will take place at the Hilton Metropole at the NEC Birmingham on Saturday 21 March.

F-TEC is a dedicated training facility offering a wide range of forklift engineering programmes, including; apprenticeships, advanced level courses, thorough examination, diagnostics, safety, and more.

Karl Baum, Managing Director of F-TEC said, “We are delighted to sponsoring the Safety Award. It has perfect synergy with the business, our ethics and what we stand for. We’ll be there on the evening to present the winner with their award.”

The evening will also play host to F-TEC’s Level 4 graduation ceremony.

Karl added: “Graduating as a Level 4 engineer is a monumental achievement and is something is to be celebrated.”

Tim Waples, chief executive of the Fork Lift Truck Association, said, “F-TEC is a highly regarded company in our sector and we are delighted that they have added their weight and status to what is recognised as the longest-established and most authoritative awards in the materials handling industry.”

F-TEC will join an elite group of sponsors and supporters including Carrylift, Combilift, Doosan Industrial Vehicle UK, IBCS, Flexi, Toyota Material Handling, Triathlon Batteries, TVH and Yale Europe Materials Handling.

A joint initiative of the forklift industry’s leading trade associations, Berkshire-based BITA (British Industrial Truck Association), and the FLTA, the training centre was created to address the training needs of the forklift truck industry. Working with some of the leading manufacturers in the industry and more than 40 independent companies, F-TEC delivers training designed by the industry, for the industry.