Awards for Excellence - 2017

Outstanding Papers

Award journal index

Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management

Dr Theo Williamson Award
Named after Dr Theo Williamson, who died in May 1992. He was Director of R&D at Molins plc and subsequently became Group Director at Rank Xerox. He was one of the great engineering innovators of his time and is probably best known for his work in developing System 24, acknowledged by the US Patent Office as the world’s first integrated flexible manufacturing system.


Volume 27 number 8
Systemic leanness
Gopalakrishnan Narayanamurthy, Anand Gurumurthy

Highly commended

Volume 27 number 8
An empirical investigation of critical success factors and performance measures for green manufacturing in cement industry
Dinesh Seth, R.L. Shrivastava, Sanjeev Shrivastava

Volume 27 number 7
How 3D printing technology changes the rules of the game: Insights from the construction sector
Ivo Kothman, Niels Faber

Outstanding reviewer

Luna Leoni