St. Columb, England, 23 May 2012 – Pall Newquay was named 2012 Employer of the Year by the Cornwall Development Company. The Cornwall Business Awards were presented Thursday, 17th May 2012 at St. Mellion International Resort.
This prestigious award is given to the business that best demonstrates how its people development strategies have improved performance and create a committed, motivated and effective workforce.Pall Newquay, a manufacturer of medical filters, has been based at St. Columb near Newquay for more than twenty years.
“We are very pleased to win this award. At Pall Newquay, people are recognised as the most important asset. A committed, capable and skilled workforce is fundamental to fostering innovation, which in turn builds our competitive advantage. The award is a direct reflection on our exceptionally talented employees,” said Andrew Holland, Director for Pall Newquay. “Over the last few years, our dedication to training has resulted in growth and that has helped to put manufacturing back on the agenda for Cornwall.”
Adds Suzanne Bond, CEO Cornwall Development Company, “Pall maintains its position as an industry-leading provider of filtration, separation and purification solutions by investing in the skills and expertise of staff. The company is a great example to employers throughout Cornwall.”
According to Yvette Butterfield, HR manager for Pall Newquay, the company’s ability to develop and retain employees is a key factor in achieving business objectives. “Through continuous training and skills development we have created a technically innovative workforce that enables Pall Newquay to enhance its product differentiation strategy based on quality first. We will continue to seek out talented people that can help support our growth strategy and demonstrate the skills and flexibility needed to realize success in an innovative, customer-focused environment.”
Pall Manufacturing UK Limited (Pall Newquay) is a subsidiary of Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL).
About Pall Corporation
Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) is a filtration, separation and purification leader providing solutions to meet the critical fluid management needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry. Pall works with customers to advance health, safety and environmentally responsible technologies. The company’s engineered products enable process and product innovation and minimize emissions and waste. Pall Corporation, with total revenues of $2.7 billion for fiscal year 2011, is an S&P 500 company with almost 11,000 employees serving customers worldwide. Pall has been named a “top green company” by Newsweek magazine. To see how Pall is helping enable a greener, safer, more sustainable future, visit www.pall.com/green.
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