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         49% of sales in the 2016 / 2017 financial   hicle for raising the profile of our com-  es.  The  railway’s  official  website  and
         year—and continue to swell.        pany and enhancing its reputation. We   media reports refer to it as “the steepest
           Diversification  of  lightweight  gan-  can also leverage the achievement to        continued on next page
         try and davit cranes  in  multiple sec-  develop and secure sales opportunities.”
         tors has been integral to gazelle-like   Award winners are presented with the
         growth, including wastewater treat-  accolade by one of The Queen’s repre-
         ment; construction; equipment hire; oil   sentatives,  a  Lord-Lieutenant,  at  their
         and gas; and cleanrooms, such as mu-  facility where they are also permitted to
         seums. Reid product and expertise has   fly the Queen’s Awards flag, and use the
         been applied to applications in Europe,   emblem on marketing materials. Finally,
         the Middle East, the Far East, North   they are given a Grant of Appointment
         America, and Australia, to name just a   and a commemorative crystal bowl.
         few geographical hotbeds.
           Battersby  attributed  such  advance-  GIS Hoists Integral to
         ment to evolution over the chapter in   Construction of World’s
         time following his last visit to the world-  Steepest Funicular Railway
         famous  palace.  He  said:  “Constrained   Swiss manufacturer GIS AG pro-
         by capacity, an investment growth plan   vided four 5t capacity electric chain
         was prepared a year later [in 2014] to   hoists for installation on a unique rig
         create scalability and put a new man-  during construction of a funicular rail-
         agement team in place with the princi-  way  that  transports  passengers  from
         ple objectives of driving down lead times   Schwyz to Stoos, a mountain village in
         and becoming a truly sales-led business.   the heart of Switzerland.
         To that end, we strengthened our engi-  The  €44.6m  Schwyz-Stoos  funicu-
         neering capability  and placed  greater   lar (or Standseilbahn Schwyz-Stoos in
         emphasis  on  customising  products  to   German) features a maximum incline
         customer requirements.”            of 110% (47 degrees) and rises 744m in
           Battersby continued: “Our experience   altitude  over  a  distance  of  1,740m.  It
         is that the Queen’s Awards for Enter-  boasts an automatic levelling system,
         prise are recognized both locally and   ensuring that passengers remain stand-  A Rowa employee (right) can be seen wearing
         around the world as being extremely   ing on a horizontal surface during the   the  bellybox  remote  control that  operated
         prestigious, thus, providing a great ve-  trip in one of four barrel-shaped carriag-  the four GIS hoists on the machine above.

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