© Licensed to London News Pictures. 22/04/2019.Tamworth, Staffordshire, UK. STRICT EMBARGO: NOT TO BE PUBLISHED OR BROADCAST BEFORE 1 AM TUESDAY 23 APRIL 2019. Pictured from (left to right) Chris Fower, Steven Greenall and Lucy Leddington Wright of Warwick Music Group. Created by a team of British musicians, pBone - the world’s first plastic trombone which has become the world’s best-selling trombone – has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its innovation. More than 250,000 pBones have been sold resulting in a 15% increase in trombone sales worldwide according to music industry experts. In just five years, Warwick Music Group’s team of musicians, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts became world-leaders and the dominant manufacturer of brass instruments created in recyclable ABS plastic. Their innovative approach has radically changed a sector of the music market that has experienced little change for two centuries.
Based in West Midlands, England, Warwick Music Group (WMG) now spans four continents: North America, Europe, Asia and Oceania (Australia).
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