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PD Ports Northern Powerhouse Export Awards

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Submission Deadline: 31 January 2020

Awards Date: 19 March 2020

Winners and Finalists

The 2019 PD Ports Northern Powerhouse Export Awards in association with HSBC and the Department for International Trade will recognise export achievements across 9 individual categories.

For this year's awards we had nearly 150 category nominations from across the North East, North West and Yorkshire. Following an extensive shortlisting process the finalists for each category are listed below:

A company that has been exporting for less than two years, whatever the age of the business. The winner of this category must be able to show how the start of their export journey is making a big difference to their business.

Winners:

  • Wasp Rescue

  • NHS Northumbria International Alliance

Finalists:

  • Direct Access Consultants Ltd

  • Omnia Machinery

  • Supergrip UK Ltd

  • Virtual Training Centre Limited 

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Recognising outstanding achievements in export growth by a company in any industry with a turnover up to £2 million. This success will be measured by growth in sales and market penetration together with the application of innovative market strategies to extend export potential.

Winner:

  • EthOss Regeneration Ltd

 

Finalists:

  • Clockwork Espresso

  • Hydraulics Online Ltd

  • Kempadoo Millar

  • Ossila Ltd

  • Virtual Training Centre Limited

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The export team of the year award will recognise a team who can demonstrate significant added value to their business through adopting innovative techniques, personnel development measures, and successful implementation of the company's export sales strategy. 

Winner:

  • Quality Bearings Online

 

Finalists:

  • A-SAFE HQ Ltd

  • Macalloy

  • Seamark plc

  • Study Links

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A company that through e-commerce has increased brand awareness and recognition, expanded into new markets, increased sales and efficiency and improved customer service. 

Winner:

  • Bluefin Trading

Finalists:

  • BODA SKINS

  • Fleming & Howland Ltd.

  • Infocus ID Ltd

  • Red Herring Games Ltd

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Recognising outstanding achievements in export growth by a company in any industry with a turnover of £2-£10 million. This success will be measured by growth in sales and market penetration together with the application of innovative market strategies to extend export potential.

Winner:

  • Lattimer

 

Finalists:

  • BioClad Limited

  • GJD

  • Northern Monk Brewing Co Ltd

  • Sound Leisure
     

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Awarded to a company who can demonstrate impressive export growth across one or more emerging markets, including Bangladesh, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, Taiwan and Thailand.

Winner:

  • Brandon Medical Co Ltd

 

Finalists:

  • A & C Associates

  • Millmead Optical Group

  • Statiflo International Ltd

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A company that has demonstrated entrepreneurial flair within their export strategy. This will be shown through an extraordinary approach to reaching new markets where creativity, innovation and tenacity has resulted in success.

Winner:

  • BODA SKINS

Finalists:

  • OpenWorks Engineering

  • PetBrands

  • thebigword

  • X-Cel Broadcast

  • Levity Crop Science 

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Recognising outstanding achievements by a company in any industry with a turnover greater than £10 million. This success will be measured by growth in sales and market penetration together with the application of innovative market strategies to extend export potential.

Winner:

  • Clarke Energy

 

Finalists:

  • ATG Access

  • Fentimans Ltd

  • Optare Group Limited

  • Rayburn Trading

  • Ramsden International

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Awarded to a company demonstrating impressive export growth in high growth markets, including China, Brazil, India, Russia, Mexico, Indonesia and Turkey.

Winner:

  • Kendal Nutricare Ltd

 

Finalists:

  • Arla Foods UK

  • Darbytech Limited

  • Fibre Extrusion Technology Limited

  • NHS Northumbria International Alliance

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