Stick that in your pipe

Innovative devices to clean pollutants from chimney stacks have won a St Ives company a Queen s Award for Innovation. The award was granted for the achievements of St Ives-based PCME s electrodynamic-type particulate emission monitors which have been used

Innovative devices to clean pollutants from chimney stacks have won a St Ives company a Queen's Award for Innovation.

The award was granted for the achievements of St Ives-based PCME's electrodynamic-type particulate emission monitors which have been used in thousands of industrial stacks worldwide to control particulate emissions in plant in the metals, chemical, minerals and incineration industries.

"Winning the Queen's Award for Innovation reflects our deep commitment to innovation in technology, development and market focus," said William Averdieck, PCME's managing director (pictured second from right).

"We are absolutely delighted to be recognised for our success, since innovation has been driving our business for years. Innovative design and robust operation are two major reasons that PCME's instruments are relied upon by industrial operators throughout the world to monitor particulate emissions."

The award was handed over by Cambridgeshire's Lord Lieutenant, Hugh Duberly (right), watched by company chairman James Tyrell and Councillor Deborah Reynolds, Mayor of St Ives.

INFORMATION: PCME Limited is at Clearview Building, 60 Edison Road, St Ives, PE27 3GH: telephone 01480 468200; fax 01480 463400.

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