Brüel & Kjær VTS “Highly Commended”

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  Oct 7, 2011 — Brüel & Kjær VTS is delighted to have been "highly commended" at the Best Factory Awards 2011, which took place in London last Friday.

The company was a runner-up in the Best Electronics & Electrical Plant category. Having entered for the awards in March 2011, Bruel & Kjaer VTS was subsequently shortlisted for three categories: Best Electronics and Electrical Plant, People Management Award and Judge’s Special Award.

All nominated plants were also eligible for nomination for the Factory of the Year category.

Vice President Brüel & Kjær Vibration Test Systems, Dr Lawrence Grasty said: “This is a great achievement for everyone at the Royston facility and a sure sign that we are on the right development path as a business.”

He added: “I am very proud of the Brüel & Kjær VTS staff for their hard work and support - not only during the judging period, but over the years - to develop and improve the business. I look forward to us all continuing the journey towards manufacturing excellence and continuing to improve our service to our customers.”

The Best Factory awards were created by Works Management Magazine & Cranfield University School of Management.

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About Brüel & Kjær

Brüel & Kjær is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration measurement systems. Brüel & Kjær helps its customers measure and manage the quality of sound and vibration in their products and in the environment. Focus areas are aerospace, space, defence, automotive, ground transportation, airport environment, urban environment, telecom, and audio.

Brüel & Kjær has an unparalleled portfolio of sound and vibration equipment, and is a renowned deliverer of innovative instrumentation, including sound level meters, microphones, accelerometers, conditioning amplifiers, calibrators, noise and vibration analysers and software. To see the full range of products and systems, please visit

Brüel & Kjær also runs a variety of training courses, from basic introductions to noise and it’s effects to more specialised classes teaching customers how to get the most out of their equipment. Free, online training courses - conducted by our expert engineers - run throughout the year too. For all course registration details visit

Brüel & Kjær is a subsidiary of UK-based Spectris plc ( which has annual sales of £902m and employs around 6,000 people worldwide across its four business segments. Brüel & Kjær has 1,050 employees worldwide, and is represented by sales offices in 55 countries.

For additional information please contact:
Heather Wilkins
Marketing Coordinator
Bruel & Kjaer
Telephone: 01763 255 780
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