Pickering presented with Queen’s Award for Outstanding Short Term Growth in Overseas Sales


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Pickering presented Queen's Award Pickering Interfaces, the leading supplier of modular signal switching and simulation solutions for use in electronic test and verification, was recently presented with the United Kingdom's Queen’s Award for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.

Receiving the award from HM Lord Lieutenant, Mrs. Jennifer Tolhurst, Pickering CEO, Keith Moore commented: “Pickering is a family-run business and we are honoured to have won such a prestigious award. Our aim is to support customers in hi-tech industries by providing highly-reliable solutions for their specific problems, rather than selling them a ‘catalogue part’. Our success is due in largely to the flexibility of our workforce who are committed to providing on time delivery of complex systems. We have worked hard to create this environment globally, and the award is testament to this. We thank the Queen’s Award committee for the Award which we will treasure.”

Also attending the presentation were Councilor John Jowers, Chairman of Essex County Council, all employees of Pickering Interfaces UK and invited guests from Pickering Electronics and Pickering Interfaces CZ. Pickering Interfaces exports 95% of its production; 40% to North America, 35% to Europe and 20% to Asia and has seen sales growth of 25% on average per year during each of the past three years.

Pickering Interfaces Ltd. was founded in 1988 as part of the Pickering Group of Companies which itself celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. Based in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, the company designs and manufactures modular signal switching and simulation for use in electronic test and verification. These products are used in a wide range of industries including, automotive, aerospace and defence, energy, industrial, communications, medical and semiconductor. The company offers fast turn-around on a very large range of both catalogue and customised solutions.

Pickering’s products are specified in test systems installed throughout the world and have a reputation for providing excellent reliability and value. Pickering Interfaces operates globally with direct operations in the UK, the USA, Germany, Sweden, France, Czech Republic and China, together with additional representation in countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Pickering Interfaces offers the largest range of switching and simulation products in the industry for PXI, LXI, and PCI applications. To support these products, the company also provides cable and connector solutions, diagnostic test tools, along with our application software and software drivers created by its in-house software team.

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