Adam Ross

Leybold Engineer Adam Ross Highly Commended at IP&E Engineering Awards 2023

Bringing practical solutions to complex issues

October 25, 2023

Always goes that extra mile to develop himself and others

Leybold Technical Support Engineer, Adam Ross, was honoured with “Highly Commended” accolade by the Industrial Plant & Equipment Awards 2023, in two categories.  

Firstly, Engineer of the Year which recognises an engineer who has distinguished themselves through their demonstrated commitment to innovation and excellence in engineering, together with professional leadership.  Secondly in the Engineering Education category, which acknowledges those who have made a significant contribution to education and training programmes.  Adam was recognised during the awards ceremony on October 25, 2023, to the delight of both his colleagues and customers.

Adam was nominated by Leybold because of his outstanding innovation, resourcefulness and customer focus within the vacuum engineering profession, with his pragmatic approach to challenges.  He is committed to bringing practical solutions to complex issues which bring real value to customers, having gained expertise on a range of Leybold products, from DRYVAC to SCREWLINE, as well as T5 qualifications for VACUBE and SOGEVAC.  In addition to knowledge and experience of competitor pumps.

“I am delighted to have received this recognition from IP&E, it’s a privilege to be recognised with so many excellent candidates and companies.” Said Adam.  “Making our customers happy is what really matters, and I always strive to achieve this by providing engineering support in the field of vacuum technology that customers can trust and brings real value to their process.”

“Adam always goes that extra mile to develop himself and others.  He has exceptional technical knowledge when it comes to vacuum, with experience gathered on site with customers across many applications and at our in-house service facility supporting a vast range of pump types.” Says Ian Dorman, General Manager Leybold.  “Since moving to the Technical Support role he has been able to share this to support both customers and colleagues across vacuum.  A really great guy, a role model for future engineers, and an asset to Team Leybold.  We’re proud to celebrate this recognition from the IP&E Awards with Adam.”

The IP&E Awards celebrates excellence across the broad spectrum of UK industry. As the official awards of market-leading publication Industrial Plant & Equipment, the IP&E Awards spotlights the incredible brands, companies of all sizes and hard-working individuals which make-up the sector.

Leybold designs and manufactures vacuum pumps, systems and components that create the necessary production conditions for the industrial manufacture of semiconductors, data carriers, displays, coated architectural glass and solar cells.  Vacuum systems are critical to food processing and packaging, especially when it comes to food safety, improved shelf life and ease of processing. Vacuum is also indispensable for the operation of mass spectrometers and electron microscopes as well as in almost all areas of modern research and development, including space simulation and exploration. 

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