Sunday, November 28, 2021

Ashbourne manufacturer receives Queen’s Award for export success

Ashbourne-based electric tug manufacturer, MasterMover, has been officially presented with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2021.

The business has been recognised for its outstanding continuous growth in overseas sales.

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mrs Elizabeth Fothergill, presented company representatives with the honour in her capacity as representative of The Queen for the county.

A special ceremony took place on Friday, November 12 at the Museum of Making in Derby. The event was attended by guests including MasterMover employees from around the world, as well as Councillor Steve Wain, Civic Chairman of the Derbyshire Dales District Council.

Andy Owen, MasterMover Partner, said: “The Queen’s Awards are the highest honour that can be bestowed on a UK company. We’ve received this in recognition of our work in international trade, and outstanding growth in overseas sales, and we couldn’t be prouder to be acknowledged in this way.”

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