Queen’s Award Winners
27 April 2022

The awarding body stated: “The company has been on a journey from pinnacle motorsport design to using their expertise in aerodynamics and computer modelling to design sustainable solutions for problems in different sectors – for instance their products are extensively used to save energy in supermarket fridges. Wirth is awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development because it is an innovative and exemplary company that has used its modelling and aerodynamic skills acquired through the motor racing industry to transition to providing energy solutions in a range of diverse industries. It has demonstrated leadership both within and outside the company and has had a major positive impact.”

Nick Wirth, President & Technical Director, said: “We’re proud to be honoured with one of the most prestigious awards for UK businesses in a category we feel deeply passionate about.

Our entry covered all aspects of our business: our unique Net Zero CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) capability, EcoBlade, AirDoor, Low Carbon Store Modelling, Low Carbon Food Manufacturing Solutions, Wind Services, Commercial Vehicle Aerokits, Natural Ventilation, and our Eco Business Centre location. This award is testament to the collective efforts of our entire team, and indeed, those of our customers and supplier partners.

We know there’s more to be done, and have new innovations in development that we look forward to deploying in the future and helping our customers meet their net zero targets.”

Now in its 56th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Awards Emblem for the next five years. The winners pass a robust assessment process, judged by senior officials in Whitehall and experts from industry, academia and the third sector. On that basis, the winners of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are recommended by the Prime Minister to Her Majesty The Queen.