ABTT Bronze ISG Supporter Slingco win their second Queen’s Award for International Trade!
22 April 2020
Slingco Ltd, based in Whitworth, Lancashire, Slingco Ltd was founded in 1980, supplying products that make installation and support of industrial electrical conductor, cable and hose, easier and safer. Markets include energy, transmission and distribution, oil and gas, renewables and transport.
The company won a Queen’s Award for International Trade in 2016. Key markets have oil and gas reserves, with USA the most important, although the company sells into 75 countries. American markets are handled by the USA sister company, with Europe and Middle East through the UK.
The UK is the key manufacturing facility, with some manufacture overseas, directly or under license. Overseas sales have grown by 178% over the three year application period and the proportion of sales exported has increased to 86% of total sales. The company wins the Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.