The Queen's Awards Magazine 2016

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AWARD HOLDERS 2012 - 2015

established in 1979, SSL has a long history of producing innovative, high performance technology equipment and software, supporting the smooth running and safety of the uK’s highway network. Our range of digital CCTV camera systems, for which we received The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation in 2013, have been instrumental in the success of a number of high profile projects from controlling London traffic during the 2012 Olympics, to supporting Highways England’s SMART Motorway projects. Other products include Bluetooth-based traffic monitoring, automated message signs and signals, vehicle profiling, and travel Simulation Systems Ltd

Terrapart International Ltd

Terrapart has been supplying heavy plant parts for earth moving equipment since 1989. We are a family-owned business exporting spare parts and assemblies mainly for excavators and loading shovels to the construction, mining and industrial markets. Our exports extend to 98 countries with particular

emphasis in the USA, Western Europe and Southern Europe. A focused strategy, based on maintaining high-level, long-term relationships with both suppliers and customers has been a key part enabling us to sustain and continue to grow the business. Managing Director, Chris Drewett said “winning The Queen’s Award for

information provision, all of which can be integrated to provide comprehensive traffic control systems. As an example, the recent improvements at the Dartford crossing are supported by an SSL control system, which detects and diverts non-conforming vehicles. We also produce tactiles, a device to assist the visually impaired pedestrian to cross the road safely. SSL’s capabilities extend from design and development, to proof-of- concept trialling, on-site manufacturing, installation and commissioning. We also provide first class support and maintenance services, ensuring our customers get the maximum benefit and value from our products. SIMULATION SYSTEMS LTD Market Industrial Estate, Yatton, Somerset BS49 4RF Tel: +44 (0)1934 838 803

Managing Director Chris Drewett and Director Fiona Drewett

Enterprise is both a great honour and a tribute to our small dedicated team. We would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to all our customers and suppliers worldwide for their contribution to our story. We will be displaying our royal-backed credentials with enormous pride.” TERRAPART INTERNATIONAL LTD Blacksmith’s Yard, Broad Hinton, Wiltshire SN4 9PB Tel: +44 (0)1793 731990 h TerrapartInternational I @Terrapart

Stanhope Seta Ltd established for over 75 years the family owned business designs and manufactures a range of advanced instruments which provide innovative solutions for quality control applications across a diverse range of products from jet fuel to lipstick. 2012 saw the first prestigious Queen’s Award conferred on the company for outstanding achievement in International Trade. In 2014 the company was proud to receive a second award for Innovation. This was conferred on the Company by HRH Duke of Kent at ceremony involving the whole team at its headquarters in Surrey.

and university placements offered to many. For the school age generation a full work experience schedule runs throughout the year and this has proved to be popular with local schools. In a joint statement, Company Directors Giles and Martin Verity said “We are proud and honoured to receive these awards. The Queen’s Awards are the most prestigious available for the business community. Success is due to our loyal and hard working team as well as innovative new products. It is


a real achievement to receive an award for both international Trade and Innovation in recognition of everyone’s efforts and the success they have brought. We will continue to fly the flag for Britain with its development andmanufacturing excellence”

result of a tremendously dedicated team who have worked together to both design and bring to market new technologies that match the needs of our industry.” said Giles Verity. Stanhope Seta’s instruments are made exclusively in the UK where an extensive lean manufacturing program has been successfully implemented. The development of the next generation features heavily, and the company actively encourages young people to develop their engineering skills with apprenticeship positions

Since the awards the company has continued to grow and the development of new, innovative solutions continues, with ground breaking product launches scheduled for 2016 and 2017. Stanhope Seta is lead by two enthusiastic, energetic brothers, Martin and Giles Verity, who, together with a small UK based team design and manufacture the instruments from its base in Chertsey. “We are delighted to receive these two prestigious and most coveted awards, they are the

STANHOPE SETA LTD London Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AP

Tel: +44 (0)1932 564391 Fax: +44 (0)1932 568363 p Stanhope-Seta P Stanhope-Seta

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