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QAS, the provider of QuickAddress address management software solutions, has gained a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category. The company’s achievement was judged by a demanding and rigorous evaluation process, to be among the best of UK companies for quality and innovation.

QAS was one of only 43 companies to receive the prestigious Innovation Award. It is the highest honour that the UK government can bestow on a company in recognition of innovative excellence.

QuickAddress solutions provide organisations of all sizes with a means of capturing, maintaining and enhancing address records. By generating complete and accurate postal addresses from a postcode or partial address, QuickAddress reduces the time taken to enter an accurate address by up to 80%. In addition QAS works with a wide range of data suppliers to add value to existing address records. QuickAddress integrates with all leading data and customer technology applications.

QAS was founded in 1990, to develop and market addressing solutions for the UK, using a unique method of data compression and indexing to allow computer users to exploit The Royal Mail’s Postcode Address File. QAS became the UK’s leading supplier in 1993, and has maintained a market leading position for each and every year since.

The past few years has seen QAS take their superior technical solution to other countries utilising licensed address data, sourced from the national postal authority or equivalent in each country. They have successfully established a presence in The USA, Australia and a host of European countries. QAS is committed to furthering its international presence in 2001.

Simon Worth, Managing Director of QAS, commenting on the award said,
”A Queen’s Award is given to the whole organisation and is a tremendous endorsement of the investment and sheer hard work everyone has made in making QAS and QuickAddress a great British success story. It is a reflection that the QAS commitment to quality in development is real and substantial.
I would like to personally congratulate all QAS employees for their achievement.”

Queen’s Award logo available from The Right Image.

For Further Information Please Contact:

Leigh Richards
The Right Image
T 01932 240055

Catherine Meader
QAS Systems Ltd
T 020 7498 0303

About QAS

QAS is a private limited company established in 1990, with UK offices in London, Edinburgh, and Manchester. An expanding international presence now includes the USA, Australia and Europe.

QAS are the developers of QuickAddress address management software. Based on data secured from national postal authorities, the QuickAddress range will capture, maintain and enhance name and address records within any organisation.

QuickAddress radically reduces the time taken to enter an address, reducing the number of keystrokes by up to 80%. Addresses generated are free from input errors. In addition QAS works with a wide range of data suppliers to add value to existing address records, adding information such as business information, geodemographic profiling, and local media.

QuickAddress solutions can be integrated into a web site.

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