21st April 2020
Pipeshield International Limited, a Tekmar Group Company, was today presented with a prestigious Queen’s Award for outstanding achievements in international trade.
Today’s award is particularly special for Pipeshield who this year celebrates 20 years’ of designing and manufacturing subsea protection solutions for the global offshore energy and marine civil industries.
The award also marks the fourth Queen’s Award presented to Pipeshield in recent years and recognises our continued achievements on the international stage.
Pipeshield, which accounts approximately 50 percent of its revenue to export markets, has already secured 20 new projects worth over €3million dollars in Q1 2020. Many of these projects are for customers in Azerbaijan, Mediterranean, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, wherein the Middle East the company has successfully registered with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Saudi Aramco within KSA to supply a range of its products and services.
As part of Pipeshield’s commitment to the international marketplace, the company has established permanent supply bases in the UAE, KSA, Qatar, Bahrain, Azerbaijan and the UK. In addition, Pipeshield regularly establishes project-specific manufacturing in other regions such as South Africa, Canada, Malta, Germany and beyond. This enables the company to deliver its leading solutions in-country whilst supporting local supply chains and employment markets.
Pipeshield continues to support the Oil and Gas sectors in the UK and Europe and is stepping up its presence in the UK, European and US offshore wind sectors.
Steve Howlett, Managing Director said:
“Pipeshield is delighted to once again receive a Queen’s Award for our international achievements. This is our 3rd international trade award in addition to our Queen’s Award for innovation.
The Queen’s Awards are generally considered as the highest accolade within UK industry and recognise the hard work and commitment of the Pipeshield team who continue to deliver especially during these difficult times”
This award in our 20th Anniversary year firmly establishes the Pipeshield Brand and contribution to overseas trade and UK business overseas in general.
We are proud and honored to receive the award on behalf of the whole Tekmar Group who share similar vision and ambitions to further UK trade overseas”
ABOUT TEKMAR GROUP
Pipeshield International Limited is part of Tekmar Group plc alongside, Ryder Geotechnical Limited, AgileTek Engineering Limited, Subsea Innovation Limited and Tekmar Energy Limited.
Tekmar Group works together to provide leading technology and services to the global offshore energy markets.