Victory for Verus at the Sligo Business Awards

Verus Metrology Partners have been recognised for their entrepreneurialism, innovation and diversity at the 2019 Sligo Business Awards, after being crowned ‘Best Technology Company of the Year.’

Applauding industry thought-leadership, the Sligo Business Awards acknowledge advanced developments, product innovations, sustainability and overall business accomplishments from start-up level through to multi-national blue-chip leaders.

The social event serves as a chance to reward companies county-wide, recognising their commitment to the community and local economy in their respective fields.

Best Technology Company of the Year Winners

Over 430 local business entrepreneurs were in attendance to greet many special guests including Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Cllr Tom MacSharry and TD’s Eamon Scanlon, Tony McLoughlin and Martin Kenny. Guest of honour, Terry Prone of the Communication Clinic, gave a speech that captivated the audience on the night.Sligo Business Awards Logo

Verus COO Michael Nugent received the award on behalf of Verus Metrology Partners for Best Technology Company of the Year at the 2019 ceremony. Recognising high-sales and employee growth throughout 2019, along with having a positive effect on the region’s technology-industry, Verus were chosen for their significant patent, R&D and IP activity along with our contribution to industry activities such as standards setting, advocacy and education.

Innovation leads activity at Verus Metrology. Their toolmaking background grants the advantage of understanding clients current and future needs. Verus has recently advanced its current offering of manual metrology fixtures, creating an innovative solution. As a result, they have incorporated an auto-rotational element into their bespoke fixtures, leading the way for the future of metrology.

Working in partnership with clients to learn about their metrology challenges, bespoke fit-for-purpose solutions are built, designed to fully exceed expectations. Functioning as an external department, flexible, open and honest working-relationships are encouraged, honouring their commitment to service excellence.

Verus Are Proud of Their Roots

A proud member of the AMTC, Verus looks to promote and position Sligo and the North West of Ireland as a global centre of excellence, internationally recognised for its expertise and competence in the design and manufacturing of medical devices.

Michael Nugent, COO of Verus Metrology Partners, said; “One of our main priorities at Verus is to continue increasing the availability of future, long-term employment within the engineering sector, so that we can remain capable of skilled labour back to the area.” He continues, “Our aim is to increase the number of job vacancies here at Verus across many sectors such as engineering, manufacturing, metrology and marketing. We also continue striving to bridge the gender gap that currently exists within many of these industries at present.

IMR Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards 2020

Verus is also honoured to be nominated for ‘Engineering Manufacturing Team of the Year‘ at Manufacturing and Supply Chain Awards 2020. Their Automated Fixturing Solutions have pioneered an ever-evolving business model, responding to both the current and future needs of clients.IMR2020

Verus’ manufacturers bring with them a wealth of experience and expertise. Therefore, as machinists, they apply their expert skills and knowledge to produce the most accurate and robust of fixtures. In other words, they pride themselves on the superiority of their bespoke metrology fixtures, in which their engineers have mastered the art of creating a modular fixture immersed in quality, precision and functionality.

Verus Metrology Partners anticipate another exciting year ahead and look forward to what’s in store in 2020.

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