ETL Systems, a British satellite technology company, is due to be visited by HRH The Prince Of Wales. The visit is aimed at commending the company on its global success working from a rural location outside of Hereford city centre.
The visit from HRH The Prince Of Wales recognises ETL’s unique achievements on the global stage. This includes:
- Impressive year-on-year annual growth
- Export of 80% of the company’s products to 120 countries worldwide to large blue-chip companies
- Winning 3 previous Queen’s Awards for enterprise in Herefordshire
HRH The Prince Of Wales will be shown around the expanding ETL site at Madley, Herefordshire, by the owners, Ian Hilditch and Dr Esen Bayar. He will also meet ETL staff, one of ETL’s key customers, Spectra Group, as well as Hereford’s new Engineering university, NMiTE, of which ETL is a founder member.
HRH The Prince of Wales will also be unveiling a commemorative plaque to the owners and all 120 on-site staff.
Ian Hilditch / Esen Bayer, ETL Systems, commented: “We are extremely honoured that HRH The Prince Of Wales has chosen to commend ETL’s success. We look forward to welcoming His Royal Highness to our site and sharing the passion we have for growing the company, boosting the local economy, and serving our clients with high quality products manufactured in the heart of rural Herefordshire.”
ETL Systems is a fast growing technology company, which designs and manufactures radio frequency (RF) equipment to enable and optimise satellite communications networks. ETL’s equipment is used by 14 of the top 20 global satellite operators and 75% of the main NATO governments use ETL products to protect their citizens.