Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Global Inkjet Systems bags Queen's Award for Enterprise
Global Inkjet Systems bags Queen's Award for Enterprise
23
Apr '13
Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), a leading developer of software drivers and electronics for industrial inkjet printheads, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2013 in the International Trade category. This prestigious award recognises the company’s outstanding achievement in growing revenues from overseas markets in Europe, USA and Asia.

89% of the company’s total sales in 2012 were in international markets – an increase from 47% in 2010. Overseas sales growth was 132% in 2012.

GIS technology is used in a wide range of inkjet applications including labels, packaging, ceramic tiles, product decoration, textiles and 3D printing systems.

The core electronics technology is split into data handling, managed by the Print Manager Boards, and printhead control, managed by the Head Interface Boards, which allows many different printhead types to be driven off the same platform.

GIS software and electronics drive thousands of inkjet printheads in high performance single pass and scanning systems worldwide and support inkjet printheads from Fujifilm Dimatix, Konica Minolta, Kyocera, Ricoh, Toshiba Tec and Xaar.

Nick Geddes, CEO of Global Inkjet Systems commented, “This award is a wonderful tribute to our staff, who are committed to developing and delivering innovative products and strong technical support to our customers worldwide. We will continue to access new and growing markets to build on this overseas sales success.”

Founded in 2006, GIS has grown consistently in the past few years and now has a strong team of over 25 employees covering operations and R&D for software, firmware & electronics. In 2012, GIS moved to a new 5,000 sq.ft. headquarters in Cambridge to facilitate further growth for the company - and also increased its global presence by opening a technical support office in China.

 About the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are awarded to businesses for outstanding achievement in International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development. The awards are made annually by HM The Queen and are only given for the highest levels of excellence demonstrated in each award category. An award is valid for five years.

Global Inkjet Systems (GIS)


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Connor Group

Textiles | On 21st Jun 2018

Protectionism top threat to textile sourcing: William Connor

Protectionism is the biggest political factor and threat affecting...

Courtesy: Tintex

Textiles | On 21st Jun 2018

'Price ratio is key factor for knitted fabrics market'

The price ratio is a key factor for the global knitted fabrics market ...

Leisure sneakers lead US footwear sales: The NPD Group

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Jun 2018

Leisure sneakers lead US footwear sales: The NPD Group

Leisure sneakers dominated US footwear sales between May 2017 and...

Interviews View All

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Headhonchos
Indian fashion industry

Organic the first choice of any environment-conscious person

Janak Dhamanwala & Sunil Dhamanwala
Jansun

Moving towards sustainability is also a social change

Mala Alwani

<div>Delhi-based fast fashion womenswear brand, Besiva, aims to bridge the ...

Nitesh Mittal

Kusumgar Corporates is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles and...

Apurva Kothari

No Nasties was the first fashion brand in India to make 100 per cent...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Adriano Goldschmied
AG Jeans

The hype around 'designer jeans' was created by him. And the new wave of...

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search