Niftylift Ltd King’s Award

Niftylift Ltd, a leading British manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms, has been honoured with the prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade for 2024.

This, the company’s first King’s Award for Enterprise, follows an illustrious history of recognition, including four Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, two in 2013 and two in 2019. Notably, Niftylift holds the unique distinction of being the only company ever to receive two Queen’s Awards on two separate occasions, highlighting its ongoing commitment to excellence and innovation.

“We are immensely proud to receive this distinguished award,” said John Keely, Managing Director of Niftylift Ltd. “This accolade reflects our hard work and dedication to excellence in the international trade arena. It underscores our commitment to not only advancing our technology but also ensuring that our operations support sustainable practices worldwide.”

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Reward for hard work

The King’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade is awarded to British businesses for their exceptional performance in international expansion and commercial success. Criteria for the award include demonstrating substantial growth in overseas earnings and commercial success through innovative products and services.

Niftylift has significantly expanded its global footprint, demonstrating remarkable export volumes that have increased consistently year on year. The company’s innovative approach to design and manufacturing has enabled it to deliver high-quality, environmentally conscious products that meet rigorous international standards.

Real benefits

Niftylift’s export success also brings dramatic benefits to its local economies. Most notably in the UK, but also in Australia, US and Europe, Niftylift hasbrought ongoing investment and muchneeded job creation. “Our success is not just measured by sales but also by the positive impact we have on communities and the environment,” added Mr. Keely. “We work hard to be successful on the international stage, but we are a family business at heart, and the wellbeing of our staff, their families and our local communities is what drives us to succeed.”

More to come

The official presentation of the King’s Award for Enterprise will take place at a royal reception later this year, attended by members of the Royal Family and other dignitaries.

Niftylift continues to strive for excellence and innovation, paving the way for future growth and sustained international success.

About Niftylift

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Niftylift manufactures a range of mobile elevating work platforms with working heights ranging from 12m to over 28m, mounted on trailer-towable, self-propelled, self-drive, track-drive chassis. Founded in 1985, Niftylift has production facilities in Hoyland (near Barnsley) and Milton Keynes in the UK. It also has sales, service and parts centres in Tomago, Australia, Greer in the US, Markranstädt in Germany, Sittard in The Netherlands and an extensive dealer network supporting Niftylift sales throughout Europe, Australia, China, South Africa and Central and East Asia.

The company prides itself on its ability to deliver innovative and effective solutions designed to enhance safety and efficiency on-site while minimising environmental impact.

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