Underwater lighting specialist wins UK innovation award

(SWANSEA, United Kingdom) — Lumishore, the underwater LED lighting systems specialist based in Wales, has won a 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the third consecutive year. The award for innovation recognizes Lumishore’s resulting commercial success for over five years. In 2014 and 2015, the company was recognized for its contribution to international trade.

The Queen’s Award is the U.K.’s highest accolade for business achievement in three categories — innovation, international trade and sustainable development. It is awarded by the queen and is based on the recommendation of Britain’s prime minister.

“We are extremely proud that the Queen’s Award recognizes Lumishore for its innovation,” said Chief Executive Officer Eifrion Evans. “The award endorses our industry leadership and is a recognition for Lumishore’s world-class design, development and manufacturing staff, who produce the best and most breath-taking underwater lighting effects for prestigious yachts and boats of all sizes all over the world.

“An ongoing commitment to innovation and future product development are core to Lumishore’s DNA, which, when combined with investment in our people, equipment, and premises, and our passion for customer focus will lead to our continued future growth and success. We thank all our customers who have recognized Lumishore’s capabilities and are at the heart of our past and future successes.”

Lumishore is a privately owned company headquartered in Swansea, U.K. All Lumishore underwater lighting systems are exclusively designed, developed and manufactured in-house at its ISO9001-certified facility.

Lumishore also has a U.S. division, Lumishore USA, based in Sarasota, Fla.

By Professional Mariner Staff