This Halifax firm’s modular safety barriers are supplied to clients such as Coca-Cola, Heineken and Volkswagen and used at airports, car parks and factories. It works with resellers in 19 countries and has its own offices in ten, including its latest in Australia, which opened last year, and in the US where it relocated to a new facility near Washington DC, adding four times the space of its previous site. Brothers and joint managing directors Luke and James Smith, 37 and 39, oversaw exports of £12.5m in 2015.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank80
CompanyA-Safe
ActivitySafety barrier manufacturer
LocationHalifax
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa38.75%
International sales £000s12,684
Total sales £000s19,670
Staff104
Founded1984
Websitewww.asafe.com

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