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Watson-Marlow Limited is Honoured with Queen
The award recognises the Company’s development of its Qdos pump technology the world’s first self-contained, chemical metering pump.
Qdos, the innovative chemical metering pump wins the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2018. This category rewards world class innovation coupled with proof of five years of sustained sales.
Qdos pumps provide more accurate, linear and repeatable metering than conventional diaphragm metering pumps and feature a single, no-tools component change with integral leak detection, reducing process downtime and lowering the overall cost of ownership.
Watson-Marlow Limited is headquartered in Falmouth in Cornwall and is a leading manufacturer of peristaltic pumps and tubing. It is part of the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, a world leader in peristaltic pumps and complete fluid path technologies.
Watson-Marlow is one of over 230 businesses from across the UK to have been recognised for its contribution to innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity.
Simon Nicholson, Managing Director of Watson-Marlow Limited comments:
“Qdos is no ordinary pump technology. The judges have clearly recognised the tremendous work undertaken by our product design team. Qdos provides a solution to a wide range of industrial and environmental applications that require chemical dosing. The market demanded cost effective systems, offering increased safety and low operational expenditure. This is precisely what we delivered and as such, Qdos – which is manufactured here in our Falmouth factory - is now deployed all over the world.”
Greg Clarke, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said:
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