Dawson Shanahan chosen as CommonwealthFirst Export Champion

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Dawson Shanahan, a leading precision engineering specialist, has been chosen as an Export Champion in the prestigious CommonwealthFirst programme.

The CommonwealthFirst programme was established by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council with the purpose of increasing trade between countries within the Commonwealth. The firm was chosen based on its potential for innovation, level of impact and ambition.

Dawson Shanahan will have unique access to fast growing Commonwealth markets such as Australia, Canada and India. It is one of 100 UK SMEs selected to receive intensive training, mentoring, trade missions and business development support that is designed to help secure new business in the 52 countries that make up the Commonwealth.

Says Les Reeves, joint managing director at Dawson Shanahan: “We’re absolutely delighted to be chosen as an Export Champion in the exciting CommonwealthFirst programme and proud to be representing the UK on a global stage. This is an excellent opportunity for us to reach developing markets and we’re ready to seize it with both hands.”