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Ecotile Flooring Ltd have won 2 prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Written by Paula Devine | 21 Apr 2017

Ecotile Flooring Ltd manufacture PVC interlocking floor tiles in Luton, Bedfordshire. The company was started in 1996 from his home by James Gedye who is still CEO. 

20 years later Ecotile Flooring employs 30 people and exports to over 40 countries worldwide. The Innovation Award is in recognition of Ecotile’s role in the development of a new injection moulding technique allowing 30% more recycled material to be used. The interlocking tiles are designed for use in factories, warehouses, aircraft hangars, commercial garages, schools, gyms and residential applications. Recent customers include Rolls Royce, Airbus, Siemens, Morrison’s, TK Maxx and Hallmark Cards.

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Over 170 British businesses recognised for enterprise excellence on Her Majesty’s 91st birthday

• Established in 1965, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise celebrates the UK’s small and medium sized businesses
• This year’s winners include the first group for the Promoting Opportunity category
• Research shows nearly 75% of past winners attribute the Queen’s Awards to increased international sales
• Entries are open as of today for the 2018 awards.
Business Secretary Greg Clark today named the winners of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 91st birthday.

Topics: Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

Paula Devine

Written by Paula Devine

Paula is Head of Membership and Global Services at Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce.

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