Thompson Friction Welding Ltd. receives prestigious Queen's Award
Thompson Friction Welding Ltd., a British company owned by KUKA's Systems division, has received the Queen's Award 2009
8 May 2009
The award is the most famous prize handed out within the business world in the United Kingdom. The Queen's Award recognizes the company's global sales numbers. Thomson Friction Welding has been particularly successful at boosting its exports over the past three years.
The prize is awarded every year by Britain's Queen following the recommendation of the Prime Minister, who is advised by a jury of experts. The prize is awarded to companies with outstanding performance in the areas of international trade, innovations and sustainable development. Thompson Friction Welding Ltd. won the award in the international trade category.
Thompson Friction Welding Ltd. attributes its excellent sales numbers to its goal of regularly introducing innovative products to the market. The latest innovation is a linear welding system, the E100, which welds titanium components in record time.
Thompson Friction Welding Ltd. is owned by KUKA Systems GmbH and is headquartered in Halesowen in Britain's West Midlands region. Thompson specializes in friction welding solutions.