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Sparks Fly as Metalube scoops Queen's Award for Enterprise

The Metalube UK team
The Metalube UK team

Manchester based Metalube is celebrating being named as winners of a Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2013 - the UK's highest accolade for business success.

Metalube Ltd produces speciality lubricants and protective greases used for making non-ferrous tubes, wires, cables and electrical conductors. This experienced exporter employs 31 people and is active in 80 markets with offices in China, India and Brazil. Investment is paramount, with a particular emphasis on marketing as well as research and development programmes.

"This is the greatest tribute we could receive and our team is tremendously proud," says David Lee, Founder and Managing Director. He adds "For the three-year period, our overseas sales growth has been 51% with exports accounting for 96% of our total turnover. When we started the business back in the 80's all our trade was in the UK. Over the decades we have watched the domestic industry diminish, and today we are almost entirely an export business, selling our oils and greases to over 80 countries worldwide."

Lee concludes: "It is very gratifying to have our hard work and commitment recognised by such a prestigious award and we look forward to receiving this honor from the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester later this year."

PUBLISHED: 22 Apr 13 Bookmark and Share
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Metalube Ltd
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UK
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+44 161 775 7771
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+44 161 775 7511
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Website:
www.metalube.co.uk
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