Prism Media Products has announced that is has been awarded a Queens Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade.
The awards, which are made on the advice of the Prime Minister and his advisory committee, is the highest official UK award for British business. Graham Boswell, sales director of Prism Media Products, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as a recipient of this prestigious award. In order to be considered for a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of International Trade, a company must show a substantial and sustained increase in export earnings over three consecutive 12-month periods, to a level which is outstanding for the products and services concerned, and for the size of the organisation.
“Prism Media Products certainly fulfils this brief. We have experienced six years of sustained sales growth and have more than doubled overseas sales, with 66% of our sales now going to customers abroad.”
Boswell also added that the company’s performance is supported by 120 overseas dealers and its sister company in the USA, which is headquartered in New Jersey and recently opened an office in California. Furthermore, the company created ten new UK jobs during the award period and has subsequently employed a further nine members of staff.
Prism Media Products product range includes the Prism Sound ADA-8XR multi-channel audio analogue to digital converter, which is regularly used for music and film soundtrack projects by clients such as EMI Abbey Road, BBC, Sony, Lucasfilm and Walt Disney; the Prism Sound dScope Series III audio analyser, which is used by broadcasters and major consumer electronics brands in automotive, home entertainment, personal mobile and communications; the SADiE range of digital audio workstations and location recorders and the Imerge range of movie and music-focussed entertainment servers, which includes the MSI-HD media server, the musicm8 music streaming server and the XiVA on-libe music store.
The company will be officially presented with its award at a ceremony that will take place at the company’s Cambridge headquarters during the summer.