OE ELECTRICS PRESENTED WITH QUEENS AWARD BY LORD LIEUTENANT OF WEST YORKSHIRE
Thu 01 Aug 2019
OE ELECTRICS PRESENTED WITH QUEEN’S AWARD BY LORD LIEUTENANT OF WEST YORKSHIRE
OE Electrics, the Wakefield-based manufacturer of innovative data distribution and power solutions, has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade by Her Majesty’s representative, the Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Mr Edmund Anderson DL.
The presentation took place on Tuesday 30th July 2019, at OE House in Durkar, where Mr Anderson presented the award to Richard Hobbs, chairman and co-founder of OE Electrics. The presentation was followed by a reception to celebrate the company’s success, attended by OE Electrics’ 185 employees and guests.
Richard Hobbs, chairman and co-founder, OE Electrics, said: “We are honoured to receive this award from Her Majesty’s representative, the Lord-Lieutenant of West Yorkshire. The award acknowledges the hugely talented team we have here at OE Electrics and for our export achievements. To be a part of a select group of Queen’s Award winners brings a great sense of pride to everyone involved.”
OE Electrics, which employs 185 people, supplies its products to a wide range of industries in more than 60 countries - from commercial office interiors to airport lounges, schools and universities, laboratories, AV studios and the hospitality sector. International markets account for over 30 per cent of the company’s turnover.
The company, which also has manufacturing sites in Australia and Germany along with a sales office in Dubai, has a global distributor network in countries including New Zealand, the Netherlands, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Malta and Poland. France, Germany, Ireland and Dubai are some of OE Electric’s more established export markets with growth in several new markets over the past three years including Finland, Spain and China.
For more information visit OE Electrics Website.