From left: John Keely, NiftyLift managing director; Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lord Lieutenant of Bu

From left: John Keely, NiftyLift managing director; Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lord Lieutenant of Buckingham; and Roger Bowden, NiftyLift chairman.

Niftylift has been presented with its pair of Queen's Awards for Enterprise in Innovation and International Trade at a ceremony in its Milton Keynes, UK headquarters.

Then event came amid plans for new products and facilities.

Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lord Lieutenant of Buckingham, presented Roger Bowden, Niftylift chairman and John Keely, Niftylift managing director, with the awards in front of 200 employees at the event on 20 December.

Mr Bowden said the awards were, “the culmination of many years of continuous investment, innovative hard work by all, combined with a passion and a will to get-things-done.”

Since the Queen’s Awards announcement in April, the company has also received the Hire Association Europe’s Supplier of the Year and Product of the Year awards, has been accredited with the ISO14001 Environmental Standard, launched three new products and has another new product launch planned for the first quarter of 2014.

Niftylift is also set to build a new state-of-the-art production facility in Milton Keynes, construction of which is due to start in 2014.

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