Digital Transformation Award

The 2019 Innovation Award was sponsored by Trimble Solutions

This award recognises outstanding digital transformation projects. From digital transformation of business processes, digital automation in production, digital design and construction (BIM). 

2019 Award Winner

Stanton Bonna Concrete, Automated Cutting Robot

Faced with a process involving long production lead times for its innovative manhole base, Stanton Bonna invested in a digital technology solution that facilitated a transformation in process, design, speed and quality to meet individual customer needs. Using state of the art technology, Stanton Bonna’s Poly Robot ensures the base channel design and pipe entry positions are honed to a precise poly former profi le in around 45 minutes. This process used to take between fi ve and seven days from external suppliers. Upon receiving customer details about the required manhole base, the software creates automated instructions for the milling robot.

Highly Commended: FP McCann, Embracing Digital Technology

The below projects are shortlisted in our Best Practice Digital Transformation Award:

  • FP McCann, Embracing Digital Technologies
  • Litecast, From Excel to Elsie
  • Quinn Building Products, Quinn Safety Hub
  • Simply Precast, Simply Certificates
  • Stanton Bonna Concrete, Automated Cutting Robot
  • Stanton Bonna Concrete, Project Data Management

The 2019 Innovation Award was sponsored by Trimble Solutions

For further information on the above projects, download our 2019 Annual Review

The judges will apply the following critera:

Business Transformation

Judges will look at how a business has transformed the way they work through the adoption of digital processes or technologies.


This concerns the originality of the project or digital advancement in terms of subject and/or approach.

Application of Technology

This will recognise the successful or innovative application of a specific technology or digital process.


Points will be gained if the idea promoted collaboration/integration across the supply chain and project stakeholders.

Project Delivery / Benefits

Judges will consider how digital technologies and processes have helped deliver your project with demonstrable benefits. This could include one or more out of design, health and safety, construction or communication benefits.

With thanks to Digital Transformation Award sponsor:
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