3rd May 2023
Cumbrian based aerospace & defence manufacturer, Oxley Group has been shortlisted for two Made in the North West Awards 2023. The awards are a celebration of the most successful and inspiring manufacturers from across the region.
Oxley has been shortlisted for the Automotive, Aerospace and Rail Award which recognises the achievements of the region’s manufacturers operating in the automotive, aerospace or rail industries. The Group has also been shortlisted for the Export Award which is presented to the manufacturing company deemed by the judges to be the most outstanding exporter in terms of international presence, export growth and exports as a proportion of sales.
Oxley Group is a world leading designer and manufacturer of LED lighting systems and high specification electronic components. The Group has had wide scale success in exporting, sales outside of the UK account for over 80% of turnover and cover 34 countries across the world. Oxley works on prestigious programmes with major aerospace & defence companies, key international projects include an LED lighting suite for the Gulfstream G500 and G600 in the US, a range of lighting for the Saab Gripen in Sweden and a contract to develop the external lighting system on the new KF-21 Fighter Aircraft programme for South Korea.
Freddy Oxley, the company’s founder had a philosophy about self-sufficiency and Oxley still provides a full end to end service in house from Ulverston. The Group is renowned for expertise in new product development and invests heavily in R&D and technologies to sustain future growth.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Manchester on the 25thMay.