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Holroyd Precision receives 2015 Queen’s Award for Enterprise

We are delighted to announce that Holroyd Precision has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success.

Our award is for International Trade. It was given in recognition of our achievements in developing new markets globally and for our considerable investment in creating new machine tool technologies with particular focus on those markets – resulting in year-on-year growth.

Our win is all the more significant as 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Queen’s Awards.

Fourth Queen’s Award for Holroyd

“We are extremely proud and honoured to have won what is clearly the UK’s most prestigious business award,” comments Chief Executive Officer, Dr Tony Bannan. “This is the fourth time Holroyd has secured a Queen’s Award and I would like to thank our staff for their hard work in making this possible and our customers for choosing our ultra-precise machine tools.”

Award History

Key awards, events and achievements

April 2015
Holroyd wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade.
November 2014
Holroyd is named as Apprentice Employer of the Year in the prestigious Rochdale Business Awards.
June 2014
PTG is identified as ‘one of twenty up and coming medium-sized subsidiaries of foreign companies, and significant investment pledges made by foreign corporates’ in the inaugural Sunday Times PA Consulting Inward Investment Track.
February 2014
PTG is the proud recipient of the Greater China Business Award for the North West of England. The award recognises our significant contribution in developing business and network links with Greater China, including bi-lateral trade and investment.

Holroyd young engineer, Adam Hazeldine, is presented with the respected AMTRI Scholarship at the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) awards dinner. At the same event, two other Holroyd engineers, Bradley Mooney and Jordan Beard, are short-listed for the prestigious MTA Young Engineer of the Year award.
November 2013
Holroyd Mechanical Engineering apprentice, Sam Greenwood, receives the 2013 First Year Engineering Apprentice of the Year award at Rochdale Training’s 44th Annual Prize-giving event.
September 2013
PTG is the platinum sponsor of City University London’s biennial International Conference on Compressors and their Systems – one of the world’s leading events in compressor technology. We have sponsored the event ever since it was first held in 1999.
May 2013
Dr Chris Holmes, of PTG Advanced Developments, is made an Honorary Visiting Professor by City University London. The appointment is in recognition of Chris’s work in the field of screw rotor behaviour, metrology, design and manufacture.
February 2012
PTG receives a major accolade by being named as runner-up at the UKTI/Finnair North West England Greater China Business Awards 2012.
2011
Holroyd celebrates 150 years of designing and building high precision milling and grinding machines for the manufacture of helical components.
June 2010
Precision Technologies Group becomes part of Chongqing Machinery & Electric Co. Ltd. (CQME), a large Chinese industrial group listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Since acquisition, CQME has invested significantly in PTG. This has included allowing a considerable proportion of profits for the development of new products and markets, as well as investment in R&D, training and skills.

Some earlier awards, accolades, achievements and facts

2004
Holroyd wins the Queen's Award to Industry: for Innovation in the field of thread & gear grinding technology.
1996
Holroyd receives high commendations in the 'Exporter of the Year' category in the Manufacturing Industry Achievement Awards.

Holroyd is a finalist in the Machinery Awards 'Most Innovative Application of New Capital Equipment' category.

Holroyd is a finalist in the Machinery Awards 'Most Innovative Application of Computer Technology in Support of Production' category.
1995
Holroyd is a winner in the 'Innovation of the Year' category in the Manufacturing Industry Achievement Awards.
1993
John Holroyd & Company wins the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement.
1967
John Holroyd & Company receives the Queen's Award for Technological Innovation for its innovative milling machines for the production of helical screws and rotors.
1931
Holroyd is the World Record Holder for Worm Gearing Efficiency Recorded –at 98% at the National Physical Laboratory.
1861
Holroyd is established in the North West of England. (Our company has been on the same manufacturing site for more than 100 years.)

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