Furnishing firms receive King’s Awards for Enterprise recognition

A number of furnishing industry businesses have been named in the 2024 King’s Awards for Enterprise – the UK’s most prestigious business awards.

This year, 252 businesses representing every part of the United Kingdom and a diverse range of sectors have been recognised by His Majesty The King as among the best in the country. A total of 257 Awards are made with five companies being recognised with two Awards.

161 businesses were recognised in the International Trade category, 59 for Innovation, 29 for Sustainable Development and 8 for Promoting Opportunity through social mobility. Within the furnishings industry, the businesses recognised include:

For outstanding achievements in International Trade:

Devol Kitchens Ltd – Furniture and accessories designed and crafted in Britain.

Fermoie Limited – Creator and manufacturer of fine fabrics. Selling via retail and trade partners online and in-store.

JJ Smith & Co (Woodworking Machinery) Ltd – Independent Woodworking Machinery business, supplying cutting edge technology around the world.

Richardsons Healthcare Limited – A world leading contract operating table mattresses manufacturer supplying the world’s largest medical device companies.

Vi – Spring Limited – Luxury beds, handcrafted in the UK using the highest quality, natural materials.

For outstanding achievements in Sustainable Development:

Archwood Limited – Family owned, professionally run timber products manufacturer leading the way in the Race To Zero.

Spinko LtdHarrison Spinks, a world leader in luxury sustainable comfort innovation to create a happier and healthier world.

Minister for Enterprise Kevin Hollinrake said: “I congratulate the recipients of this year’s King’s Awards for Enterprise, who exemplify the talent, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit of British business.

“I wish them every success and commend the invaluable contributions they make to communities both at home and overseas, helping to grow the UK economy.”

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