Fareham firm scoop a coveted royal award

A TECH firm has received one of the UK's highest accolades for business success.

Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 7:00 am

Protec Technical Ltd have scooped the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the second time in five years, praised in the international trade category for its improved year-on-year export figures.

The Fareham-based company is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. It supplies technically-skilled staff across a range of industries worldwide.

Later this year, two members of staff will attend Buckingham Palace for a reception hosted by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

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Director of aircraft maintenance, Martyn Smith, said: ‘We are delighted to be a recipient of this prestigious award.

‘We believe very strongly in the work we do and it’s great to know that we not only make a difference to people’s lives, but are also helping to boost the UK economy.’

Managing director Malcolm Roberts said: ‘We really appreciate our efforts being recognised by the Queen’s Award.

‘We put this down to the hard work and determination of our team’