His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, KG today presented The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2018 to Watson-Marlow Limited.
The award to Watson-Marlow, was originally announced on The Queen’s 92nd birthday in April this year. The award recognises the company’s development of its Qdos pump technology the world’s first self-contained, chemical metering pump.
Today His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, KG in his capacity as Her Majesty the Queen’s representative, visited Watson-Marlow to present the commemorative award. He was introduced to company representatives and given a short tour of the extensive manufacturing facilities in Falmouth.
Watson-Marlow Limited is headquartered in Falmouth, Cornwall and is a leading manufacturer of peristaltic pumps and tubing. It is part of the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, a world leader in peristaltic technology and associated fluid path technologies.
Watson-Marlow is one of 230 businesses from across the UK to have been recognised for its contribution to innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity.
Simon Nicholson, Managing Director at Watson-Marlow Limited comments:
“The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2018 rewards world class innovation coupled with proof of five years sustained sales. We are absolutely delighted to receive this prestigious accolade on behalf of Watson-Marlow Limited. It is a true marker of the energy, commitment and excellence that is shared by all those involved in the Qdos pumps’ development. We are also extremely proud that our factory in Cornwall is in receipt of a Queen’s Award for the second year in a row.”