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Brands such as Ikea, Klarna and Huawei use this London post-production studio to provide special effects and animations for TV and digital adverts. Its diverse work includes adding the finishing touches to music videos for various bands — such as the French electronic outfits The Shoes and Justice — and developing a medical simulation tool to help train surgeons for theatre. Offices in Amsterdam and Barcelona helped overseas sales hit £6m in 2015. Glassworks was founded in 1994 by chief executive Hector Macleod, 52.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank76
CompanyGlassworks
ActivityVisual effects agency
LocationCentral London
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa40.86%
International sales £000s5,974
Total sales £000s10,020
Staff72
Founded1994
Websitewww.glassworks.co.uk

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