Intelek Group getting Royal approval.
THE Princess Royal will visit Mid Wales Mid Wales is the name given to the area of Wales between North Wales and South Wales. It borders England via the Welsh Marches to the east and the Irish Sea via Cardigan Bay to the west (West Wales is to the south-west). microwave printed circuit board manufacturer Labtech on Friday to present the Queen's Award for Enterprise The Queen's Award for Enterprise is an award for British companies and other organizations who excel at international trade, innovation or sustainable development. The prestigious award is the greatest accolade a British company can receive. .
The hi-tech company, part of the Intelek Group, is getting the award for its international trade which has seen substantial growth in overseas earnings.
Based at Presteigne, the business makes circuits for uses in telecommunication networks, broadband internet See broadband. systems, radar and satellite applications and other purposes.
The Princess will also visit the Shared Apprenticeship apprenticeship, system of learning a craft or trade from one who is engaged in it and of paying for the instruction by a given number of years of work. The practice was known in ancient Babylon, Egypt, Greece, and Rome, as well as in modern Europe and to some extent Scheme, based on the St Giles Technology Park, Newtown, which provides modern apprentice A person who agrees to work for a specified time in order to learn a trade, craft, or profession in which the employer, traditionally called the master, assents to instruct him or her. training to meet the needs of engineering and manufacturing companies in the Mid Wales Manufacturing Group.
She will meet apprentices, representatives of participating companies, their mentors and sponsors.
The third port of call for the Royal visitor will be Control Techniques, Newtown, a world leader in the manufacture of variable speed drives for the accurate control of electric motors.