Manufacturing Success: Walker Filtration Win Fifth Queen’s Award
Walker Filtration are delighted to announce that they have been honoured with a 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of Innovation.
The award celebrates Walker Filtration’s commitment to providing innovative, market leading products, and the development of a unique range of air/oil separators for use in oil flooded rotary vane pumps.
Walker Filtration, have a history of success, having previously received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade four times in recognition of the growth of their export business. This is Walker Filtration’s first time receiving the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.
The Queen’s Award for Enterprise recognises outstanding achievements made by UK companies in three key areas of business: International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development. The awards, which are made each year by Her Majesty the Queen, are the UK’s most prestigious acknowledgement of business enterprise, requiring the highest levels of excellence to be demonstrated in each category. This year awards are particularly special as they coincide with Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday Celebrations.
Commenting on the award, Lianne Walker MBE (MBA), Group Managing Director of Walker Filtration, said:
“We are overjoyed and honoured to have been presented with another prestigious Queen’s Award, this time for innovation. Innovation is essential to sustaining business performance and maintaining competitive advantage in the marketplace.”
“Our company-wide commitment to exceptional and innovative design, along with a proven track record of engineering excellence, enables us to remain at the forefront of the compressed air filtration and drying industry. This award is recognition of this – it acknowledges the efforts of all of our employees, both here at our UK headquarters and in our divisions overseas.”