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CWI UK Receives Country’s Most Prestigious Business Honor—the Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Posted on April 27, 2018

Central Wire Industries is proud to announce that Central Wire Industries UK Limited has been awarded the 2018 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade. With facilities in Rotherham, CWI UK Ltd is a leading manufacturer of stainless steel and nickel-based alloy wires. The award recognizes the company’s impressive 92%-plus growth in export sales in the last three years.

James Roper, managing director of CWI UK Ltd, said: "I am absolutely delighted that Central Wire Industries UK Ltd has won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The winning of this award gives recognition to all the hard work and commitment given by each of our employees both past and present."

From Canada, Central Wire Industries Ltd. President and CEO Paul From agreed: “It is very exciting, and I attribute the success in whole to the UK team.”

Currently CWI UK employs 57 people. It is part of the Central Wire Industries Ltd group of companies headquartered in Ontario, Canada. CWI has the widest range of high performance specialty alloys in nickel, stainless and red metal, and cable products, which are used in multiple industries worldwide, including oil and gas, medical, aerospace, automotive, and marine. CWI UK’s wire drawing and wire rolling operations manufacture round and profile forms in more than 50 different alloys.

Now in its 52nd year, the Queen’s Award for Enterprise is the most prestigious business award in the United Kingdom. CWI UK will receive the award with trophy during a royal reception for Queen’s Award winners at Buckingham Palace this summer.

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