JJ Smith receives prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

Merseyside-based JJ Smith has proudly earned a King’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade. As one of only 252 organisations nationally, and one of only four organisations in Merseyside, receiving the award acknowledges JJ Smith’s position as a beacon of excellence in business.

Founded in 1923 and deeply rooted in family values, JJ Smith boasts a legacy spanning four generations and has built up a wealth of experience surrounding international trade within the woodworking industry. With a dedicated team of skilled professionals, the company has established itself as a leader in providing new and used woodworking machining solutions in both the UK and overseas by having a close working relationship with suppliers from across the world, thus enabling them to innovate and develop cutting edge technology.


The company supplies machinery to a wide variety of businesses including offsite construction, shed and garden building manufacturers, door, staircase and window specialists, prisons and local colleges. Thanks to a thorough knowledge and understanding of the woodworking industry, JJ smith is able to provide customers with a personal service, offering the most technically suitable and cost-effective machining solutions to meet production requirements and maximise productivity.

“What an incredible honour for JJ Smith and our community in Knowsley, Merseyside,” commented Rachael Baker, Managing Director at JJ Smith. “As one of only four organisations in Merseyside to receive the King’s Award for Enterprise, we believe it’s a testament to the hard work and dedication of every member of our team. It’s a recognition of our commitment to excellence and innovation in the woodworking machinery industry, as well as the work we’ve done over the past few years with the local community to provide more opportunities to young people. As a proud Knowsley business, we passionately believe in the role we play within the community and are keen to help other businesses within the Liverpool City Region to engage with their communities.”


The King’s Award for Enterprise – formerly known as the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – is the most prestigious award of its kind in the country, recognising and celebrating business excellence across the UK. It serves as a testament to JJ Smith’s relentless pursuit of business excellence and innovation over the last century. As a recipient of this esteemed accolade, JJ Smith gains the privilege of proudly displaying the King’s Award Emblem for the next five years.

This remarkable achievement underscores JJ Smith’s unwavering commitment to delivering quality, service and remaining at the forefront of innovation in the woodworking industry for many years to come.

For further information on JJ Smith, call 0151 548 9000, email [email protected] or visit www.jjsmith.co.uk.

JJ Smith & Co (Woodworking Machinery) Ltd
Moorgate Point, Moorgate Road
Knowsley Industrial Park, Kirkby, Liverpool
L33 7DR
0151 548 9000