LLANTRISANT, UK - Markes International, a manufacturer of analytical thermal desorbers and time-of-flight mass spectrometers, has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

The accolade, in the International Trade category, was received for demonstrating outstanding achievement in overseas earnings, sustained over a period of at least three years.

Alun Cole, Managing Director of Markes International, said, "It is an honor to be recognized by Her Majesty the Queen for the strength of our export business, and I believe it reflects many years of hard work and dedication from everyone at Markes."

Founded in 1997, Markes International, Llantrisant, UK, has shown sustained growth in exports, which now account for over 85% of total turnover – a figure that has been achieved by using a diverse mix of sales channels.