Laser Quantum receives prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2017

The International Trade Council - a peak-body, non-profit, international chamber of commerce. Dedicating to assisting businesses overcome technical barriers to trade, expand into new markets and connect with other businessesStockport, UK: Laser Quantum has today been announced as a 2017 Queen’s Award Enterprise winner, the UK’s most prestigious business award. The announcement was made today, 21st April on Her Majesty’s birthday, and is given as recognition to the company for its outstanding results in innovation, international trade and, sustainable development.

The awards are given by Her Majesty, The Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister, who is assisted by an Advisory Committee that includes representatives of the Government, industry, and trade unions. The entries are judged purely on merit and are valid for a 5 year period. The outstanding achievement of Laser Quantum has been demonstrated by its exceptional export growth which has increased by 57{bfa08a400c7550404055ff04715e84c9172815d33c25eb3b84e230636ecdc007} over the last 3 years. This award highlights this success and recognises Laser Quantum as one of the UKs leading companies in the field.

Dr Lawrie Gloster, CEO of Laser Quantum, said ‘The recognition of our growth and export from such a prestigious awarding body is a great honour. We aim to provide cutting-edge technology to industry and research institutes enabling them to further advance scientific research internationally. We’ve worked hard to deliver quality, reliable and industry-leading lifetime lasers to our customers, and the growth of the customer-base is testament of this.’

From the Laser Quantum headquarters in Stockport UK, we would like to thank all our customers and partners around the world and all our dedicated staff that drive our company forward with their continued focus on improving our products and support. Laser Quantum is honoured to be a Queen’s Award winner and intends to continue its growth, through innovation to meet the needs of its customers.

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About Laser Quantum: Laser Quantum is headquartered in Stockport, Cheshire, and creates world-class robust and reliable lasers, using innovative optical technologies. It provides researchers and companies worldwide with the lasers they need to advance scientific knowledge and understanding, and to improve the capability and reliability of their own products. With industry-leading lifetimes and specifications, Laser Quantum lasers are suited to numerous research and industrial applications.