The Queen Recognises Exporting Achievements of Food Safety Products Supplier

DetectametThe Queens Award for Enterprise 2015 was recently given to the Directors and the staff of Detectamet Limited at an award ceremony at their headquarters in Pocklington. The Honourable Mrs. Susan Cunliffe-Lister the Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire was taken on a tour to meet the staff and during lunch made the presentation to Angela Musson-Smith the company’s Managing Director and CEO Sean Smith. today presented

The Queens Award recognises Detectamet’s continuously growing volumes of exports to more than 100 countries and has, over the past three years, continuously increased exports achieving a growth of more than 80%.

Founded in the East Yorkshire, UK, only 12 years ago Detectamet products are bought and used by food companies around the world to help to protect their products from contamination.

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The Honourable Mrs. Susan Cunliffe-Lister the Lord-Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire presents the commemorative bowl to Queens Awards winners Sean Smith and Angela Musson-Smith the directors of Detectamet Limited

The company employs almost 35 people who design, manufacture and distribute products that are made using metal and X-Ray detectable plastics. If pieces of this plastic end up in the food they will be identified and rejected by the metal or X-Ray inspection systems used by many food manufacturing companies.

Angela Musson-Smith Detectamet’s Managing Director explained “When my husband and I started our business in 2003 we could only dream of being honoured by an award such as this. Sean and I are so grateful to our staff, suppliers and local service companies who have helped us to fulfil our hopes and make our dreams come true.”

The timing of this award adds further impetus to Detectamet’s exporting plans. Detectamet Incorporated is opening for business a in the USA in September. From its base in Richmond Virginia it will be able to service its growing list of North American customers more efficiently.

Detectamet’s CEO San Smith said “We really hope that our success will encourage other food industry enterprises to grasp the opportunities of exporting. “