Stockport firm’s achievements recognised with second Queen’s Award

Edina's presentation day

Stockport combined heat and power (CHP) specialist Edina has received its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for Greater Manchester, Mr Warren Smith, presented the accolade at their offices this week.

Edina is the only company in the power generation sector to win a second Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, with its first awarded in 2014, also for innovation.

The Lord-Lieutenant was joined by Stockport Council’s chief executive, Pam Smith, executive member for economic development & regeneration Cllr Kate Butler, and Donna Meredith from MIDAS, Manchester’s Inward Investment Agency.

Edina staff members Claire Mawhinney and Andrew Slavin accepted the ceremonial award on behalf of all staff.

Director of commercial and business development, Neelima Jain, said: “It is a great honour to receive Edina’s second Queen’s Awards for Enterprise and is a true testament to the staff through which has made this achievement possible.

“Our staff is Edina’s growth engine and as we look to further develop our business in the UK and Ireland, and grow our business overseas across India and Australia.”

The Lord-Lieutenant said: “It is an honour to represent Her Majesty The Queen and present Edina with their award, recognising the amount of effort that has been expended by members of their staff.”