Rentokil Initial Plc has the honour of receiving the prestigious The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation in 2018. The Queen’s Award celebrates enterprise and business excellence and is the UK’s highest accolade for business success. A five-year Grant of Appointment is awarded to recipient companies.
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for Innovation 2018
Her Majesty The Queen recognised Rentokil Initial plc for its leadership position in product and digital innovation in commercial pest control. The prestigious award was given to our PestConnect range of digital pest control products, which consists of:
- RADAR Connect for mice
- AutoGate Connect for rats
- Cage Connect for wild mammals
This year’s award builds upon earlier success in 2017 when the Company was awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for International Trade 2017
In 2017, Rentokil Initial plc received The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade in recognition of the business’ outstanding achievements in global trade. Rentokil Initial expanded its pest control operations across North, Central and Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific regions in the 3 years prior to receiving the award. Innovation and development of differentiated products such as PestConnect digital pest control solutions as well as Lumnia our commercial fly control solution have been pivotal to this global success.
Innovating pest control through digital and IoT technologies
As Chief Executive Officer, Andy Ransom aptly summarises: “Innovation is a core part of Rentokil Initial’s DNA and underlines our credentials as the global leader in commercial pest control. We lead the industry in digital pest control and work with best-in-class partners, such as Google, to set increasingly high standards of service for our customers.”
Operating with cloud computing technology, Connect consists of an ecosystem of connected devices that has a range of sensors that send pest control data to the cloud. The PestConnect range operates with the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, which enables business customers to enjoy the following features and benefits:
- Proactive pest monitoring
- Real-time alerts
- Rapid response
- Online reporting and analysis
- Optimisation through smart data