Crawley-based Frontier Pitts secures ‘International Business’ win at theGatwick Diamond Business Awards

23 March 2016

Manor Royal manufacturer, Frontier Pitts, has secured a well-deserved win at the prestigious 2016 Gatwick Diamond Business Awards.

The Crawley-based business won the award for International Business of the Year, sponsored by the Gatwick Diamond Initiative.

Frontier Pitts is the leading British manufacturer of perimeter security equipment used to secure some of the most prestigious sites internationally and in the UK, including the Houses of Parliament.

Their win was announced by celebrity writer, actor and comedian, Sanjeev Bhaskar who compered the gala awards evening attended by more than 600 guests at the Copthorne Effingham Park Hotel.  The Gatwick Diamond Business Awards celebrate businesses and individuals that have shown innovation and inspiration in their work, and have demonstrated a real commitment to the region.

As in previous years, the International Business Award category attracted strong contenders.  Judge and sponsor, Rosemary French, Executive Director of the Gatwick Diamond Initiative, said: “The judges look for a company that can demonstrate highly effective and innovative international initiatives.  Frontier Pitts is a world-class manufacturer with an extensive Research and Development programme.  They have shown a strong commitment to growth and are at the forefront of the supply chain in a number of significant overseas infrastructure sites.  Such international growth has enormous benefits for both the Gatwick Diamond and the UK economy as a whole.”

Commenting on their win, Sally Osmond, Brand & Development Manager, said: “Frontier Pitts are delighted and proud to be named International Business of the Year at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards.  The security equipment we design and manufacture at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond is exported around the world, including the Middle East, Europe, Australia, Russia and the Far East.  We are particularly proud of our counter-terrorist equipment which is now being used to protects sites around the world.”

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