Tracerco plays host to Queen's Awards office officials


Officials from The Queen’s Awards Office visited Tracerco Headquarters in June as part of a regional tour to raise awareness of the benefits that winning has brought to past and current Award holders.

Stephen Brice, Secretary to The Queen’s Awards Office, said:

“Over the years there have been many deserving winners in the North East, including five this year, and we’re sure there are many more companies across the region that have achievements in International Trade, Innovation or Sustainable Development worthy of recognition.

David Moore, Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee, who joined Stephen Brice in the region as part of a nationwide tour to meet past winners, added:

“We know that winners take great pride in their Awards and as we visit each region over the coming months we hope that more businesses will be inspired to follow them by applying for a 2009 Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

The first of Tracerco’s Queen’s Awards came in 2003 in the Innovation Category for its multi-award winning instrument; The TRACERCO Profiler™, Its ability to develop and implement measurement solutions, bringing them successfully to market rapidly has underpinned Tracerco’s success.

Tracerco received its second Queen’s Award in 2005 in the category of International Trade for outstanding export and growth in sales over the past three years. Tracerco exports its range of products and services into all of the key oil, gas and petrochemical markets globally. In the past three years, it has exported to international markets such as Brazil, Nigeria, China, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, the Middle East and throughout South East Asia.

Andy Hurst, Managing Director, at Tracerco, said: The Queen’s Award is something we are very proud of and epitomises the innovation and creativity that exists in our region. Winning is a tremendous achievement – a royal seal of approval for our business and employees. It positions us as one of the top performing technology businesses in the UK and we will continue to strengthen our resources to develop further international sales”

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