Sprue Aegis earns place in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 for fifth year running

Sprue Aegis earns place in The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 for fifth year running

Sprue Aegis has once again been recognised as one of Britain’s 100 top performing private companies, earning a place for the fifth year running in this year’s Sunday Times Fast Track 100 league table.

This listing ranks Sprue alongside Innocent Drinks as the only other company in Fast Track’s 16 year history to be listed for five consecutive years and is the only manufacturing company in the Midlands to appear five times.

Sprue designs, manufactures and sells smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and other safety related products throughout Europe under the FireAngel, First Alert, BRK and Dicon brands.

Compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times each December, The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 is the definitive league table of Britain’s fastest growing private companies, based on sales over the last three years.

Sprue Aegis is at number 92 on the 2012 list. This has been achieved through exceptional organic growth in sales of 53 per cent per year over the past three years to 2011, taking turnover from £9.4m in 2008 to £33.3m in 2011.

Since last year’s achievement, Sprue has announced an exclusive agreement with B&Q to supply its entire range of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and other safety related products. The company has also entered into an agreement to supply British Gas Services Limited with carbon monoxide alarms through its wholly owned subsidiary Pace Sensors.

Graham Whitworth, chairman and group CEO commented, ‘To be recognised in the Fast Track 100 league table is in itself a great triumph, but to be recognised for five years running is a tremendous achievement – particularly in challenging economic times. This demonstrates how a clear focus from a dedicated team is a powerful combination for consistent growth.

‘We’re extremely proud of our achievement and continue in our commitment to the company’s core philosophy of creating innovative products that save lives.’

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