Herts DetectorTesters wins it’s third queens award for enterprise

Lucy Neave

Employing upwards of 100 members of staff and with sales in over 140 countries, Detectortesters’ solutions – including products from the Solo and Testifire ranges are used around the world by fire professionals carrying out functional testing and maintenance of fire detection systems.

Across the last six years, the company’s product offer, coupled with a significant investment in personnel, has supported International sales growth of 121%, which is recognised by the Queen’s Award.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s highest accolade for business success, with Her Majesty the Queen personally approving the winners. This latest award is particularly special for Detectortesters as it marks the third time the business has been recognised in this way having previously been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade back in 2003 and a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation in 2014.

Proof of commitment

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Commenting on the news, the company’s managing director Robert Campbell told Fire Safety Matters: “It’s a tremendous feeling for the company to have been honoured in this way. To have now received such recognition three times is extremely special. Winning our first Queen’s Award was a great achievement. The second, and now the third such accolade proves our commitment to what we do and acknowledges the efforts of everyone involved in the business.”

Philip Bartlam, sales and marketing director at Detectortesters, added: “I would like to thank our customers and partners for the significant role they’ve played in this award. We are nothing without our customers and we’re so lucky to have a loyal, global customer base who believe in us and challenge us to deliver the tools they need to ensure that fire safety standards are continually developed and maintained.”

Now in their 55th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Awards emblem for the next five years.

Applications for 2022

Applications for the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2022 are invited from Saturday 1 May 2021. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/queens-awards-for-enterprise

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