, (PressExposure) July 19, 2006 -- The Queenâs Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2006 has been presented to John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd for the second time. The award and a Royal Warrant scroll, was presented to the company by Dorsetâs Lord Lieutenant, Mrs Anthony Pitt-Rivers, in a ceremony at the companyâs Christchurch offices on Friday 23 June.
John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd received the award because of their outstanding achievement in the furtherance and increase of the UKâs international trade. The Queenâs Award for Enterprise is the UKâs most prestigious award for business performance and recognises and rewards outstanding achievements by UK companies.
International Trade - companies that have demonstrated substantial increase in overseas business.
Before the ceremony, the Lord Lieutenant and the Assistant Clerk to the Lieutenancy, Marilyn Porter, were taken on a tour of the site by Rollo and Tim Reid. After the presentation ceremony, John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltdâs Managing Director, Michael Reid, said: âThe main purpose of this Queenâs Award is to congratulate our loyal staff on their hard work. Like most firms we have a closely woven web of skillsâ¦well done all of you and thanks from all of the directors.â
John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd design, make and erect steel structures, such as aircraft hangers, grandstands, multi storey buildings and bridges. They also make a range of sailing boats and a unique medical device - the K9 Orthopaedic Trolley.
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REIDsteel design and make every form of structural steelwork from light architectural steel to the heaviest industrial plant including industrial buildings, aircraft hangars, sports stadia, warehouses and bridges etc.
REIDsteel also provide cladding, insulation, overhead cranes, gantries, roller shutter doors, electro- mechanical hangar doors, windows, ventilation and all the accessories needed for the complete structure. For more information please visit: http://www.reidsteel.com
The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the UK's most prestigious awards for business performance. They recognise and reward outstanding achievement by UK companies.
The Awards are presented in three categories: International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development, and are open to all business units that meet the entry criteria.
The Awards are made each year by The Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister, who is assisted by an Advisory Committee that includes representatives of Government, industry and commerce, and the trade unions. For more information please visit: http://www.queensawards.org.uk