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Two members of the Third Dimension team attended a special reception at Buckingham Palace yesterday (11 July) to celebrate the company’s recent Queen’s Award for Enterprise win in the Innovation category.

Third Dimension’s Head of Engineering, Jeremy Riley and Principal Engineer, Steve Robinson joined Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and other award winners at the special reception.

Jeremy Riley, Third Dimension’s Head of Engineering, said: “It was a great honor to attend the reception at the palace and very exciting to have won the Queen’s Award for a second time. GapGun is a team effort and its success is down to the hard work of our staff and loyalty of our customers and partners around the globe – so a big thanks to everyone for their on-going support.”

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Third Dimension are very happy to announce that today (28 June 2017), they been formally presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category by Dame Janet Trotter, the Lord-Lieutenant of the County of Gloucestershire.

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The Queen’s Award is the UK’s highest accolade for business success.  The Bristol-based company won the award for GapGun, its best-selling handheld, laser-based optical measurement device.

This is the second time the company has won the Queen’s Award, having won the International Trade category in 2015. Third Dimension also won the EEF Future Manufacturing regional award for Innovation this year and the EEF regional award for Outstanding Export category in 2015.

Used to control production quality in automotive, aerospace, turbine and energy industries worldwide, GapGun, has increased Third Dimension’s turnover by 50% in the past five years. 

All at Third Dimension are today (21 April 2017) celebrating being named winner of the Queen’s Award for Innovation - the UK’s highest accolade for business success - for GapGun, its best-selling handheld, laser-based optical measurement device.

This year 176 winners were announced: 102 for International Trade; 57 for Innovation; 11 for Sustainable Development and 6 for Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility). The awards are made annually by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each category. This is the second time Third Dimension has won the Queen’s Award, having won the International Trade category in 2015.  

The Bristol-based company also won the EEF Future Manufacturing regional award for Innovation this year and the EEF regional award for Outstanding Export category in 2015.

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