Bernhard and Company, the UK mower blade sharpening specialist based in Rugby, proved to be a cut above the competition receiving the 2008 Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Notably it is the only company of its type in the golf and turf amenity sector ever to be awarded this prestigious honour throughout the 43-year history of this Royal scheme.
Award success was based on the continuous innovation and development of Bernhard’s highly-regarded Express Dual and Anglemaster sharpening systems. Used by leading golf clubs and sports turf facilities worldwide, this equipment produces surgically sharp blades on cylinder mowers allowing sports providers to create first-class presentation standards.
Managing Director Stephen Bernhard said:
“In top sporting competitions the TV camera, media, spectators and players are all focused on the condition of the turf. The team and I are delighted that our sharpening systems play such a vital role in producing the...