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2014 January


Tratos Receives Industrial Investment Award - UK-ITALY BUSINESS AWARDS 2013 Print E-mail

UKTI Business Awards 2014 TratosThe British government, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) and the British Consulate-General in Milan announced the winners of the seventh edition of the UK-Italy Business Awards on the 23rd January 2014.
Tratos received the Industrial Investment Award. The award was presented by Christopher Prentice CMG, HM Ambassador to Ing. Albano Bragagni (President Of Tratos Ltd) and Dr. Maurizio Bragagni (CEO of Tratos Ltd).
The event was held at Palazzo Mezzanotte, home of Borsa Italiana, part of the London Stock Exchange Group.
Present were; Massimo Tononi (Chairman of Borsa Italiana), Raffaele Jerusalmi (CEO of Borsa Italiana), Michael Fallon (UK Minister of State for Business and Innovation and Minister of State for Energy), Flavio Zanonato (Italian Minister for Economic Development), Christopher Prentice CMG (HM Ambassador to Italy), and Vic Annells (HM Consul General and Director General of UKTI Italy).

Largest Regional Growth Fund grant in Merseyside awarded to Tratos Print E-mail

Tratos-RGF-knowsley-awardElectrical cable manufacturer Tratos Ltd. has been awarded a substantial grant from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF) to develop its manufacturing site in Knowsley, Merseyside. The grant, which is the largest awarded in Merseyside from this scheme, will help ensure the long term survival of Tratos - one of the last remaining cable manufacturers in the country.
Under the RGF, o
ver £800 million has been made available to SMEs and over 2,700 SMEs nationally have received cash from the fund. Tratos is one of 18 companies to be awarded an RGF grant in the North West in Round 4 of bidders. The grant has been awarded to Tratos to invest and strengthen its business and protect and potentially create further jobs in the area – on of the most deprived local authorities in the UK.