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Praise for The Queen’s Award winners

14th July 2017
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Praise for The Queen’s Award winners

Three firms have been praised by Nottinghamshire County Council for being awarded The Queen’s Award this year.

Abacus Lighting, Sanglier Ltd and Romo Group have all been honoured with the awards which are among the highest official UK accolades a British business can receive.

Abacus is based in Sutton-in-Ashfield and is a manufacturer which has been exporting for more than 50 years. It is a specialist in installing lighting masts that can be lowered to ground level for maintenance.

Abacus Lighting has won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade.

Romo Group was recognised for developing exports of its luxury fabrics, wall coverings and accessories which are manufactured in Nottinghamshire. It also received the award in 2008. The firm employs more than 380 staff and is based in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

 

Sanglier Ltd, based in Kirkby-in-Ashfield is a specialist in adhesives and has also been awarded The Queen's Award for International Trade 2017. It has recorded year on year substantial growth in sales overseas for six years and has recorded outstanding growth.

Nottinghamshire County Council Chairman Councillor John Handley said: “We would like to offer our congratulations to these companies who have received The Queen’s Award, which recognise excellence. It is wonderful recognition for these firms and raises the profile of their work. We are pleased that companies in the county are doing so well and it shows what we have to be proud of in Nottinghamshire.”

 

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