Innovative firm honoured by Queen’s representative

    Servomex
    (L-R): Hummingbird Sales and Marketing Director Martin Cox, Chairman of East Sussex County Council Cllr Michael Ensor, group representatives Jo Hallas and John O’Higgins, Lord-Lieutenant Peter Field, Servomex Group President Chuck Hurley, Mayor of Crowborough Cllr Ronald Reed, and Chairman of Wealden District Council Cllr Chris Hardy

    Crowborough firm Servomex was formally presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise this month, in recognition of ‘outstanding’ innovation and commercial success.

    In a ceremony held at the group’s technical centre in Jarvis Brook, attendees heard how the firm’s division, Hummingbird Sensing Technology, won its award for its design and manufacture of specialist oxygen sensors used in medical and industrial applications.

    Among those present at the ceremony were the High Sheriff of East Sussex, Michael Foster, as well as representatives of both Wealden District Council and the county council.

    The award itself was presented by the Queen’s representative, Peter Field, Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for East Sussex.

    Led by Servomex Group President Chuck Hurley, the company’s current UK directors were on hand to witness the presentation, along with former managing director Chris Cottrell and former technology director Riad Kocache.

    Mr Hurley said: “As worldwide leaders in innovation for gas sensing technologies, we are incredibly proud of our Hummingbird sensor brand winning the innovation award.”