- Vero Software - a leading provider of CAD/CAM/CAE solutions for the tooling industry - has received the Queen's Award for Enterprise 2010.

The award was presented by the Queen's representative, the Lord Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, Sir Henry Elwes.

The Queen's Awards are the UK's most prestigious business awards and further endorse Vero as a leading UK company with a global reputation.

The awards are made each year by The Queen, on the advice of the prime minister, who is assisted by an independent advisory committee that includes representatives of Government, industry and commerce, and the trade unions.

Chief executive Don Babbs said: "We are extremely proud and honoured to have won this award which is full recognition of the valuable work of our staff and extensive reseller network.

"We invest heavily in original research to develop highly productive software that is already well appreciated by our customers and this further acknowledgement is a brilliant reward for our efforts."

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