Leading manufacturer of training manikins for the care home sector, Ruth Lee, has been named Welsh Exporter of the Year.
The supplier received the honour at The Daily Post Business Awards which celebrate outstanding businesses in Wales.
Managing Director, Paul McDonnell, said: “After many years working with a range of customers in different markets to develop manikins specific for their training needs, we were thrilled to have our considerable growth in international markets recognised at the Business Awards.
“It was an honour to be part of such a prestigious ceremony which recognised some truly outstanding businesses across North Wales. We feel honoured to be counted amongst these, and privileged to be named Welsh Exporter of the Year.”
Demand for Ruth Lee’s extensive range of manikins has grown world-wide in recent years, to the extent that it now exports 70% of production abroad. In the past two years alone, the export business has grown by 75% and the company now exports to all corners of the globe, including North and South America, Australia, many European countries, the Middle East and several Asian countries.