Pioneering engineering firm celebrates double success at county business awards

Nov 19, 2018

The Brackley company collected the Business of the Year award, while managing director Kieron Salter was named Businessman of the Year.

The awards cap an extraordinary year for KWSP, during which it has designed, manufactured and installed the UK’s first cycling-specific wind tunnel at the Boardman Performance Centre in Evesham, and been named a key engineering partner to the new Uniti One electric vehicle project.

It has developed the b.my.jet digital braille printer in partnership with Alchemie technology and the Central European Research Centre, and its ToPCaT thermoplastic carbon chassis solution, which provides lightweight structures to the growing new energy vehicle market.

Mr Salter has grown the business from a single-person motorsport consultancy to a multi-million pound business over the past six years, working on projects for clients across automotive, performance sports and manufacturing.

He said: “Our success at this year’s Northamptonshire Business Awards is testament to the hard-work and dedication of the entire team.

"ItIt has been a very busy year for the business, in which we have been involved with some incredibly exciting projects, so itit is fantastic to receive recognition at such an esteemed award ceremony.

“On a personal level, I would also like to express my thanks at being named Northamptonshire Businessman of the Year. Such recognition can only come from being surrounded by such a talented team of experts!”

Recognising examples of innovation and industry-best practice from across the county, this year’s Northamptonshire Business Awards ceremony took place on 15th November, at Northampton’s County Ground. 

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