Hoshizaki UK has received the trophy for the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2016, after having been bestowed the honour in May.

The award was presented by Sir Algernon Heber-Percy, Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire at the Hoshizaki Telford factory on 28 July.

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Jeff Basolis, MD at Hoshizaki Europe BV commented: “We are extremely proud of the achievement of Hoshizaki UK and its standing within the European marketplace.

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“The Queen’s Award for Enterprise is a real affirmation of the evolution and expansion of our manufacturing facility in Telford, which is a real testament to the hard work, dedication and passion of the entire team.

“The production of our ice-making machines in Telford has already achieved consistent year on year growth, and we are excited for our continued development in the future.”