Aquapac Wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

Sunday, 22 April 2012

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aquapac dslr waterproof caseCongratulations are in order to waterproof case manufacturer, Aquapac for receiving The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade – the UK’s highest accolade for business success – for the third time.

The awards website describes The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for "outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of Innovation, International Trade and Sustainable Development."

"The awards are made annually by HM The Queen, and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category. They are judged to a demanding level and winners receive a number of benefits and worldwide recognition."

I had no idea that Aquapac sells their cases in 61 countries. They have only 12 employees yet manufacturer almost 200,000 products a year with 93% three per cent of their products completly manufactured in the UK.

Here is the full list of the 2012 winners.

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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