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Spirax Sarco were delighted to welcome Dame Janet Trotter Lord-Lieutenant of Gloucester to their Runnings Road Technology Centre

Dame Janet Trotter presented a rose bowl on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen to recognise their recent grant of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.  The  Award is the UK’s highest accolade for business success for design and manufacture. 

The Award was in recognition of the highly innovative TVA flowmeter that was designed, developed and tested by our team in Cheltenham.  Spirax Sarco took the opportunity to invite over 40 current and past employees to their world-class technology centre and steam lab to receive the award.  They represented core team members who were significantly involved in the research, development, production and sales promotion of this product.    

Speaking about the presentation of the rose bowl, Simon Sprackling, Group Research and Development Manager, said ‘this award is testament to the experience, knowledge, capability and skill of all those involved in the development of this product and recognises our strength of team working to deliver such an innovation’. 

During the presentations, Dame Janet Trotter, said ‘I am delighted to be here at Spirax Sarco for their first Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.  You are an excellent company with a long track record of serving the UK and international markets.  I hope this award will help to contribute to continued successes. 

Following the presentation, Dame Janet Trotter expressed how nice it was to be able to include the team as this helped to make the occasion even more special and would be shared and remembered by many. 

Spirax Sarco, a global engineering company were delighted to have won their first ever Queen’s Award in the 50th anniversary year of this,   the UK’s most prestigious awards for business performance, which recognise and reward outstanding achievement by UK companies.

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