Leverton Clarke wins for the second time the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise
4 June 2019 Last updated at 14:08
Leverton Clarke Ltd is celebrating being awarded for the second time the UK's highest accolade for business success - the 2019 Queen's Award for Enterprise.
This prestigious award recognises outstanding business achievement by UK organisations. Leverton Clarke has been honoured in the International Trade category for its impressive growth in international sales for its range of Lithium based chemicals.
The recommendations committee, commended our export sales growth over the last three years and our expansion in sales territories to forty four countries worldwide.
Leverton Clarke Ltd Chief Executive, David Hicks said: "We received
our first Queen’s award in 2014 and since then we have continued to invest in the company both in terms of manufacturing plant and in our people. Our latest investment in a large new site shows our confidence both in the future of Lithium but also in the UK as a location to manufacture highly value-added products. We are focussed on creating highly skilled long-term employment which is a fundamental requirement for success in this fast-growing technical industry. We are at the start of a global energy revolution and the speed of change we will all see in our lives is being driven by lithium chemistry. At Leverton, we are part of this global change and are really proud to receive this award which is testament to the efforts of our whole team over the last five years".