Kidderminster company wins Prestigious Queen’s Award and 2021 applications now open

Worcestershire firm, Titan Steel Wheels has been announced as a winner in The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2020.

Titan Steel Wheels, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of steel wheels for the off-highway and mobile crane industry, have received the royal seal of approval with a Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short-Term Growth in overseas sales.

Based in Cookley, near Kidderminster, Titan Steel Wheels have put themselves at the forefront of the global off-highway and mobile crane markets in recent years and have now received one of the UK’s top business honours through an award which marks the Queen’s birthday. The company received the accolade for its outstanding export performance over the last three years.

Chris Akers, managing director, said: “Winning the Queen’s Award is a fantastic honour and testament to the entire team, who all work tirelessly to ensure we display the innovation and expertise – supplemented by investment in the latest technology – to keep us at the forefront of our markets. We have made excellent progression as a business and this award reflects that success.

‘Exports account for around 98% of our sales and we have witnessed substantial growth in that area over the last three years. Where once we were predominately providing sales to Europe, we now have a truly global presence with major businesses and projects using Titan Steel Wheels products in North and South America, Asia and Australia.”

Alongside this success, The Queen’s Awards are now accepting entries for the 2021 awards. Worcestershire companies are being invited to submit their entries for the awards in the next round of these prestigious Award.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are free to enter and businesses can apply for more than one award.

For more information on the Queen’s Awards and how to enter the 2021 awards, visit their website here.

To find out more about Titan Steel Wheels, visit their website on the link here.