Company named as ‘shining example’ by UK Trade and Investment CE, Nick Baird
Harwin, the leading hi-rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer, was recently honoured by the EEF – the organisation which represents UK manufacturers – as winner of the award for Outstanding Export. The annual awards, sponsored by UK Trade & Investment recognise excellence in enterprise, innovation, environmental performance and skills development among UK manufacturers.
At the awards ceremony, UK Trade & Investment CEO Nick Baird said: “I want to congratulate Harwin on its overseas trade achievements. Harwin and runners up Pacepacker Services Ltd are shining examples of what can be achieved working in a tough economic climate, if you take your business to the international arena. They also demonstrate that the UK is strong across many sectors. UK Trade & Investment Marketing and Communications Director Caoimhe Buckley who presented the award to Harwin added: “The UK cannot solely rely on its domestic market to ensure future prosperity. Across the world from China to Colombia there are markets that are showing strong, long term growth and we want to ensure that more companies like Harwin are not just trading overseas but thriving there.
Ben Green, Marketing Manager at Harwin plc, said: “We are delighted to win this award. By establishing relationships with global distribution partners, Harwin has strengthened its global brand position and increased sales in all locations of all products.”
Harwin is a manufacturer of standard interconnect components with an enviable reputation for high quality and exceptional customer service. Harwin has been successfully manufacturing electronic components for more than 50 years. Harwin’s sales and service extend worldwide via offices and manufacturing facilities in the UK, USA, Germany, Singapore & Taiwan and a world wide distribution network. Products include: High Reliability devices; RFI & PCB Hardware; and an extensive range of industry standard interconnection solutions. The company operates a continuous product development program, and offers a custom connector design service.
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