Cheltenham, UK, 23rdApril 2019 – Auger Torque Europe Ltd, a leading manufacturer and global provider of earth-moving attachments has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade.
Auger Torque is one of only 129 organisations to be recognised with such an award. This is in acknowledgement of its outstanding achievement and contribution to international trade over a sustained period. Auger Torque’s export sales have grown by 60% over the last three years, with many new markets being developed, including the Middle East, South Africa, Latin America and the Baltic States.
Founded in 1998 in Gloucestershire, where the headquarters remain, the business has experienced significant growth year on year. Following the recent opening of operations in the Middle East and North America, Auger Torque now boasts five manufacturing and stock holding facilities worldwide, as well as a network of over 150 distributors and dealers globally. This gives Auger Torque a presence on every continent and in over 70 countries including; South Africa, Uruguay, Kuwait, Israel, Guatemala and Panama.
Alistair Brydon, Group Managing Director says “We are thrilled to be honoured with a Queen’s Award for our international trade initiatives. Our substantial International growth over recent years has given the business a stable platform to expand from”
He goes on to say “We have ambitious plans for the future. To achieve these, we will continue to invest in new markets and strengthen our foothold in existing ones; we will continue to be flexible and innovative in our approach, understanding the needs and drivers of each market. We are continually developing our people, product mix and systems, to ensure we are well placed to achieve these goals.”
Auger Torque Europe has just returned from exhibiting at the world’s largest construction trade show, Bauma 2019 in Germany, where the company launched a number of new products to meet global demand, flying the flag high for British manufacturing.