Silclear Limited, based in Hampshire, UK, is delighted to announce that it has won the coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade, the UK’s highest accolade for business success.
Silclear is part of the Skellerup Group. Silclear’s silicone products play a key role in ensuring the safe transportation and collection of milk in dairy installations across the world. Silclear’s products are an essential consumable for the dairy industry and provide superior durability and stability compared to available alternatives. This has generated substantial interest from international customers, with sales overseas having grown by 76% over the three-year application period and the proportion of sales exported increasing to 88% of total sales.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have won this award” says Ian Bradbury, Silclear’s Managing Director. “This award recognises the hard work, commitment and contribution of everyone who has been part of our team, particularly over recent years. In the current environment it is also a reminder of the progress we have made and the opportunity we have to continue to develop and deliver outstanding products for our customers, to ensure their businesses continue to thrive.”
Silclear designs and manufactures innovative silicone products for international customers in the dairy and medical industries. With over 30 years of expertise Silclear is regarded as a trusted world leader for the manufacture of extruded, moulded and fabricated silicone products for leading international companies all over world.
Skellerup Group is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of polymer products and vacuum systems. Skellerup is headquartered in New Zealand and is recognised for providing innovative and engineered solutions for customers in dairy rubberware, water and related infrastructure, roofing, plumbing, automotive, health, mining and a range of other industrial applications.
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are highly prestigious awards for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of Innovation, International Trade, Sustainable Development and Social Mobility and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category.
The awards are made each year by The Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister, who is assisted by an Advisory Committee that includes representatives of Government, industry and commerce, and the trade unions. They are judged to a demanding level and winners receive a number of benefits and worldwide recognition.