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Elemental Microanalysis Receives a Queen’s Award for Enterprise
Elemental Microanalysis celebrate being named as winners of a Queen’s award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success.
Elemental Microanalysis was founded in 1976 and now employs 33 people based in Okehampton, Devon. The Company manufactures products used every day by analytical chemists. Our product range encompasses reference materials, specialised chemical reagents, sample containers and other daily use items. Our customers work in a wide range of different industries including academia, pharmaceuticals, food, agriculture, petrochemicals, iron and steel, and coal.
Managing Director, Ian Smith states ‘We are extremely proud of this award. For a business of our size to export more than 65% of our production to 70 countries around the world from rural Devon is a huge achievement by the talented and hard-working team of people working in our Company’.
Approximately 160 Queen’s Awards have been announced this year for outstanding business achievement in the fields of International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development.
Winners of the Queen’s Awards can expect an invitation to attend a special reception at Buckingham Palace. They can also use the Queen’s Award Emblem in advertising, marketing and on packaging for a period of five years as a symbol of their quality and success.
The awards are made annually by HM The Queen, and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category.