Engineer Mark Flintoft, from Leeming Bar in North Yorkshire, has been named as the brightest up-and-coming young talent in the processing and packaging industry.
Mark has won the PPMA’s annual Ones to Watch competition.
Mark, 26, a Technical Manager at Quasar Automation, won after the judges singled out his versatility and commitment.
Mark said: “It feels great to be recognised for my work - especially from my peers in the industry.
“The other finalists were top professionals, so it’s a special honour to be given the Gold Award.”