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2023-04-11 | News

Recipients of Beijer Alma ́s Anders Wall scholarship 2022

The Beijer Alma’s Anders Wall scholarships are awarded to committed employees who have contributed to improvements within the Group. This year’s recipients are Mats Holm at the Beijer Tech-owned company Swedish Microwave AB, Motala, Sweden and Adam Kempson at Lesjöfors Heavy Springs, Cornwall, UK.

This is the seventh time that Beijer Alma’s Anders Wall scholarships have been awarded. The scholarships are awarded to one or more employees who have shown initiative, commitment and contributed to improvements and possibilities for the Beijer Alma Group. The scholarship is worth SEK 50,000, to be used for continued skills development. This year, two individuals with great potential for continued development in the group were awarded scholarships. They receive SEK 25,000 each.

Mats Holm – Head of R&D at Swedish Microwave in Motala

“Innovative research and development leader with his sights set far in the future”
Mats Holm has worked in the satellite business since the early 1990s and started at Swedish Microwave in 2013 as Technical Development Manager. Mats has developed world-class products with innovative solutions. As a result, Swedish Microwave can now offer the market’s broadest product range, featuring products of the highest quality and reliability. Mats has shown great skill and patience when it comes to driving development projects forward to a finished product. Mats is a visionary who always wants to be at the forefront of new technology and is also a good mentor for the engineers of the future.

Adam Kempson, Coiling Team Leader – Lesjöfors Heavy Springs UK

”Fulfilling potential”
Adam’s phenomenal skill and speed have been critical to the success of the Cornwall plant. Today, he holds the title of ‘super-setter’ as his coil setting consistently tops the performance leader board for productivity. As the fastest trainee to come through the Cornwall CPD system, Adam has excelled at accomplishing new skills while also training and supporting others as part of a mentoring scheme. He is also on a management fast track path to achieve his goal of becoming an operational leader. A key team player, Adam is target driven and lives by his production output. This energy and mindset motivates everyone around him and his sincerity empowers all who work with him.