The Queen's Awards Magazine 2016

016-061_International_trade_Queen's Awards 04/07/2016 09:13 Page 49


Northern Drives & Controls Ltd northern drives & controls ltd is the first organization in the field of repair and supply of refurbished drives to have received the esteemed Queen’s award for Enterprise in the category of international trade.

Whatever the industry, NDC’s dynamic testing ensures performance is never compromised, and has given clients worldwide the ability to provide a safe and reliable service at all times. The company’s innovative approach to the repair of drive and motor products has given NDC a reputation for excellence and an unrivalled position throughout the industry. This is due in no small part to the large investment that NDC dedicates to the pursuit of ever higher standards in order to maintain their position as market leader. An international distributor network now allows them to offer their services to a truly global customer base who can take advantage of a range of refurbished drives. Commitment to continual improvement in the delivery of reliable repairs, our exceptional customer service and technical support make NDC the first choice no matter where you are in the world. NORTHERN DRIVES & CONTROLS LTD St. Modwen Road, Trafford Park, Manchester M32 0ZF Tel : +44 (0)161 865 6026 Fax: +44 (0)161 865 3260 I @Northern_Drives P NDC Elevator Drives p Northern Drives and Controls Ltd

“We are delighted to have received this prestigious award in recognition of our international growth.” said Managing Director, David Griffin, “The focus of our international strategy has been on building up a network of strategic partners around the world to help sell and support our products. We provide our international network with dedicated support, alongside an in-depth training programme. This has helped to ensure that we have maintained our reputation for excellent customer service and our record for first time repair success during a period of rapid international growth”. NDC specialises in the repair, refurbishment and service exchange of all drive systems, providing solutions in over 20 countries across four continents. With custom built drive test rigs, and state of the art repair facilities in two locations, the company’s specialist staff can inspect, test, identify and repair faults in drive units from all major manufacturers, ensuring reliability and safety across industries such as Elevators, Compressors, Renewable Energy, Cranes and HVAC. OrchardValley Foods orchard valley foods’ confections, decorations and inclusions enhance desserts, ice creams, cakes, muffins, tray bakes, donuts, cookies and beverages. We constantly innovate to bring new, on-trend, versatile products and novel applications to food manufacturers, bakers, ice creammakers, coffee shops, quick service restaurants and out of home establishments. Orchard Valley Foods has demonstrated year on year growth in the export of its product range to almost 30 overseas markets. This has been achieved through harnessing a network of specialist distributors, as well as extending direct business with global food and confectionery companies initiated in the UK. Export Manager, Libby Forrester, commented, “UKTI has been really supportive in helping us to prepare for - and provide some funding towards - market visits, exhibitions and establishing our distributor network. We held our first Distributor Conference in late 2015, with attendees from countries including Romania, Germany, France, Norway and Ireland, which was an important landmark.” Kelly Blumberg, Global Account Manager, added, “Establishing ourselves as a reputable supply partner to the UK operations of international food manufacturers has led to sizable opportunities in overseas divisions of these global accounts.”

Orchard Valley Foods has headquarters in Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire and a distribution hub in Leominster, Herefordshire. With a high proportion of the staff living within five miles of the market town of Tenbury Wells, Orchard Valley Foods makes a significant contribution to the local community though support and sponsorship of local facilities and events. ORCHARDVALLEY FOODS 4 Lower Teme Business Park, Burford, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire WR15 8SZ Tel: +44 (0)1584 811137 Fax: +44 (0)1584 819830 p Orchard Valley Foods v orchard_valley_foods


Fudge cubes from Orchard Valley Foods displayed in grab bags. Ideal for coffee shops and retail outlets

Orchard Valley Foods export team

Chairman Mike Forrester and Managing Director Cherry Blumberg jointly reflected, “Orchard Valley Foods has come a long way in the last 12 years. We now employ over 70 people across our sites in Tenbury Wells and Leominster. We are very proud of the team’s achievements and dedication to make Orchard Valley Foods a truly international supplier. To be recognised with the UK’s highest accolade for business success is a reflection on the whole company.”

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