Over the 40 years that our company has been in business exporting our products throughout the world and working within the marine, offshore oil and gas, aviation and onshore industries, we have acquired many various awards, honours and achievements. We have over 20 of them so please find a list of some of them below mainly in recognition for setting our standards so high and of course making all of our customers very happy.

 Year Award / Honour / Achievement
 2012MBE Awarded to Julie Lightfoot in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours for Services to International Trade
 2007 STEP Awards for Excellence in Customer Service – Runner Up
 2007 STEP Awards for Manufacturer of the Year – Runner Up
 2006 Best of British Industry Awards Exporter of the Year – Third Place  
 2005 IMAREST / RINA North East Award for Excellence in the Marine Industry – Winner 
 2005UK Trade & Investment USA Marketing Scholarship Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, Chicago 
 2002MBE Awarded to John Lightfoot in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours for Services to International Trade
 2002 North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year – Winner Julie Lightfoot
 2000 Tyneside & Northumberland Business Export Award – Runner Up
 1999 Step Awards for Enterprising Business – Certificate of Commendation
 1998 Export Challenge National Award – Winner
 1998 Barclays & The Journal Exporter of the Year Award – Winner 
 1998 Export Times Exporter of the Year (Small Company) – Winner
 1998 DTI Export Award for Smaller Business – Winner
 1998 North East Award for Excellence in the Marine Industry – Runner Up 
 1997 Lloyds Bank Highly Commended Award for Individual Achievement
 1997 Step Award for Enterprising Business – Runner Up
 1997 DTI Export Award for Smaller Businesses – Certificate of Merit
1996 Barclays Northern Business Awards – Exporter of the Year Award for Excellence
1996 Export Times Exporter of the Year (Small Corporate) – Highly Commended