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Caswell are delighted to share the news that our Partner - Firesafe Fire Rated Ductwork Limited - has been granted a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2019.  

QA_IT VERT.jpgAs a Licensed Manufacturing Partner of Firesafe Fire Rated Ductwork Ltd. (FFRDL), we are delighted to announce that they have won a 2019 Queen's Award for Enterprise. The Queen's Award was formally announced in ‘The Gazette’ Official Public Record on 23rd April. It is testament to the efforts of all at FFRDL and their Partners worldwide in developing and promoting the CASWELL FIRESAFE® product and brand.

Here is the official press release approved by the Queen’s Award office ; part of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

‘Firesafe Fire Rated Ductwork Limited (FFRDL) is a Lancashire based family company. Founded in 2006 as a separate company within the Caswell group, FFRDL is a specialist in the field of Passive Fire Protection. The company identified exporting and IP licensing of its CASWELL FIRESAFE® non-coated fire resisting ductwork systems as its best opportunity for growth. It overcame many challenges including early market acceptance and varying national and global certification requirements.
Focused investment and perseverance in building its overseas Partner network saw sales grow by more than 500% and profitability increase significantly.

Firesafe Fire Rated Ductwork Limited wins the Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Continuous Growth in overseas sales over the last six years.’

FFRDL Directors will be attending a Winners’ reception at Buckingham Palace in June and also welcoming the Queen’s representative - The Lord Shuttleworth KG KCVO, Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire - at their manufacturing facility in Haslingden for the official presentation of this award.

Well done everyone!

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