Graham BoswellCambridge, UK (April 25, 2011)--Prism Media Products Limited has been awarded a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade.
The Queen's Award for Enterprise is the highest official UK award for British business. The awards are made on the advice of the Prime Minister and his Advisory Committee, which comprises leading individuals from industry, commerce, trade unions and Government. They are then conferred by HRH Queen Elizabeth II on her birthday, April 21st.
Prism Media Products Limited, whose brands include Prism Sound, SADiE and Imerge, develops and manufactures professional audio and home entertainment equipment and software. Founded in 1987, the company operates in a number of market sectors including broadcast, film, music production, manufacturing and telecommunications. Customers include sound recording professionals, audio engineers in industry, educational establishments, law enforcement, government departments and consumers of high-quality home entertainment products.
Graham Boswell, sales director of Prism Media Products Ltd, says, "We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as a recipient of this prestigious award. In order to be considered for a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade, a company must show a substantial and sustained increase in export earnings over three consecutive 12-month periods, to a level which is outstanding for the products and services concerned, and for the size of the organization.
"Prism Media Products Ltd certainly fulfills this brief. We have experienced six years of sustained sales growth and have more than doubled overseas sales, with 66 percent of our sales now going to customers abroad."
Boswell adds that the company's outstanding performance is supported by 120 foreign dealers and its sister company in the USA, which is headquartered in New Jersey and recently opened an office in California. Prism Media Products Limited created 10 new UK jobs during the Award period and has since employed a further nine staffers in the UK.