Rainham firm wins Queen’s Award for international trade

A Rainham pharmaceutical firm has been presented with a prestigious award.

A1 Pharmaceuticals, in Ferry Lane South, received their Queen’s Award for Enterprise at an event attended by Havering Mayor Cllr Lynden Thorpe and Deputy Lieutenant Colonel Mark Bryant.

A company spokesman said: “It was an extremely proud moment for the co-founders of A1 – Gary and Carmen Lewis.”

A crystal bowl and Royal scroll were presented in recognition of the firm’s international trade links.

The spokesman added: “Not only does this award represent a crowning moment in the careers of Gary and Carmen, it also reflects the dedication of the great team which they have assembled at A1.”

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The company has projected annual sales of �57m in the 2012/13 financial year.

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