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Lord Lieutenant Presents 2010 Queen's Award to Malvern Instruments  
9/3/2010 11:54:37 AM

3 September 2010; Malvern, UK: Sir Michael Brinton, the Lord Lieutenant* of Worcestershire, today formally presented the 2010 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation to materials characterization company Malvern Instruments in a ceremony held at its UK headquarters and attended by employees from all parts of the organisation. This is Malvern’s fifth Queen’s Award and this year recognises the company’s continuous development of its market-leading Zetasizer Nano particle characterization systems.

Sir Michael made the presentation following a tour of Malvern’s facility during which he talked with people across the company, from manufacturing on the shop floor right through to the boardroom.

Accepting the 2010 Queen’s Award, Malvern’s Managing Director Paul Walker told the audience how proud he is of the achievements of the whole company. “Malvern Instruments was established some forty years ago to commercialise a technological innovation, and while we have come a long way since then in building a global and more diversified business, we have certainly not forgotten our roots,” he said. “I believe that winning this award, specifically for innovation, pays great tribute to the vision, knowledge, expertise and sheer hard work of individuals and teams within our company. However, it’s not only a tribute to those with the technology know-how, but also to everyone in the wider organisation whose individual contribution is vital to Malvern’s success.”

Malvern is a global company that delivers materials characterization systems, support and expertise. The Zetasizer Nano exemplifies how Malvern scientists and engineers understand the needs of their customers and make highly sophisticated technology accessible to users from different backgrounds and having varying levels of expertise. Automation and software-driven measurement make the Zetasizer Nano a system that is universally easy to use, and one that is essential in many projects from cutting-edge drug discovery to routine quality control.

For more details visit www.malvern.com/zetasizer

Malvern, Malvern Instruments and Zetasizer are registered trademarks of Malvern Instruments Ltd

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About Malvern Instruments

Malvern Instruments is a market leader in measuring performance controlling material properties. These include particle size, particle shape, zeta potential, molecular weight, size and conformation, rheological properties and chemical distribution. Malvern delivers the systems, support and expertise that ensure the analytical integrity and productivity needed to drive research, development and manufacturing.

Malvern’s measurement solutions for scientists, technologists and engineers advance continually through customer collaboration. Complementary materials characterization systems deliver inter-related measurements that reflect the complexities of particulates and disperse systems, nanomaterials and macromolecules. Combining intelligently implemented technologies with in-depth industry applications knowledge and support, Malvern provides customers with the competitive advantage they demand.

Headquartered in Malvern, UK, Malvern Instruments has subsidiary organizations in all major European markets, North America, China, Korea and Japan, a joint venture in India, a global distributor network and applications laboratories around the world. www.malvern.com

For press information, please contact: Trish Appleton, Kapler Communications Knowledge Centre, Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3BY, UK Tel: +44 (0)1480 479280; Fax: +44 (0)1480 470343 trish@kapleronline.com

USA contact: Marisa Fraser, Malvern Instruments Inc. 117 Flanders Road, Westborough, MA 01581-1042 USA Tel: +1 508 768 6400 Fax: +1 508 768 6403 marisa.fraser@malvern.com

Please send sales enquiries to: Alison Vines, Malvern Instruments Ltd Enigma Business Park, Grovewood Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 1XZ UK Tel: +44 (0) 1684 892456; Fax: +44 (0) 1684 892789 salesinfo@malvern.com

Trish Appleton Director Kapler Communications Limited, Knowledge Centre, Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire MK44 3BY, UK T: +44 (0)1480 479280 F: +44 (0)1480 470343 trish@kapleronline.com www.kapleronline.com


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