Queen's Award for Enterprise

(redirected from Queen's Award to Industry)

Queen's Award for Enterprise

a scheme aimed at recognizing UK businesses for ‘outstanding performance’ in the areas of ‘International Trade’, ‘Innovation’ and the ‘Environment’. The scheme was originally set up as the ‘Queen's Award Scheme' in 1996, changing its name in 1999. The Awards are granted annually by the Queen, advised by the Prime Minister and a commitee of representatives from business, trade unions and government departments. The awards are valid for five years and allow winners to display the ‘Award Emblem’ on their products, packing, advertising etc.
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The Queen's Award scheme was originally inaugurated in 1965 as the Queen's Award to Industry scheme.
In 1966 it was the first textile company in the world to get the Queen's Award to Industry.
This includes photographs, congratulatory letters and other material on his receipt of the Queen's Award to Industry in 1967, and his OBE in 1973.
The company was so successful that it became the first company in England to gain the Queen's Award to industry for exporting seafood.
Queen Bohemian Rhapsody 1978 blue vinyl 7in, made to celebrate record label EMI winning The Queen's Award to Industry for Export Achievement, and presented to attendees at the commemorative luncheon sold for pounds 3,000
The double honour now means the JCB Group has received a total of 18 Queen's Awards - the first being in 1969 when the company received a Queen's Award to Industry for Export Achievement.
Second Nature, manufacturers of Thermafleece, recently won a Queen's Award to industry.
Gardiner was managing director and CEO of Associated British Maltsters, which was honored with the Queen's Award to Industry for Export Achievement the under his leadership.
The company was so successful that it went on to become the first firm in England to gain the Queen's Award to industry for exporting seafood.
Some of the more unusual items on display in the museum include a certificate for The Queen's Award to Industry, dated April 21 1974, signed by Harold Wilson, a David Brown silver cigarette case and a picture of a gleaming red and gold 'Agrimaster' tractor painted by the design department in November 1961.
A pembrokeshire farm that has been worked by the same family since 1750 has won a Queen's Award to Industry for sustainable development.