Ubisense picks up TWI Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets
Pioneers in Real Time Location Systems technology, Ubisense picked up Thursday night’s 2013 TWI Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets at the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards at King’s College, Cambridge.
The TWI Award is to recognise companies that have in the last 12 months successfully exploited or exported a technology, product or service into international or emerging markets. Worthy finalists in 2013 were Ubisense, Sepura and Global Inkjet Solutions.
Award winner Ubisense has seen phenomenal growth in the past few years, winning a clutch of contracts for its Tool Location Systems with major companies including Airbus, BMW and Hyundai. Ubisense real-time location solutions are in demand worldwide for automotive assembly, aerospace manufacturing, general manufacturing, public transportation, military training applications and more. The company has also successfully introduced location solutions to the downstream offshore and energy industries.
Ubisense CEO Richard Green said: “We’re thrilled to win this award and to be able to showcase our work as another great example of UK manufacturing success. Our achievements bear testament to the Government’s continuing commitment to investing in ‘amazing Britain’. “
Director of Hardware for Ubisense, Paul Webster, collected the award from TWI Finance Director Gillian Leech at the annual King’s College awards ceremony.
TWI supports the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards as the sponsor of the Award for Technology Engineering in International Markets. This award complements TWI’s own vision – to maximise opportunity through successful technology development and market exploitation. TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations and an expert in engineering, materials and joining technologies.
TWI is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations, with expertise in solving problems in all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication and whole-life integrity management technologies.
Established at Abington, Cambridge, UK in 1946 and with facilities across the globe, the company has a first-class reputation for service through its teams of internationally respected consultants, scientists, engineers and support staff, whose knowledge and expertise are available to its Members as and when they require.
The company employs over 750 staff, serving 700 Member companies across 4500 sites in 80 countries. TWI also houses a professional institution, The Welding Institute, with a separate membership of 6000 individuals.