SME Export Track 100

Exports grew to £6.5m last year at this Glasgow firm, which designs and makes lasers for some of the world’s leading research institutions. Applications include monitoring of CO2 and other pollutants, as well as medical diagnostics. Last June it secured a second round of investment from BGF to fund international expansion. The company already has offices in China, Japan and the US. Serial entrepreneurs Graeme Malcolm, 48, and Gareth Maker, 52, started the business in 2006.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank78
CompanyM Squared Lasers
ActivityLaser designer and manufacturer
LocationGlasgow
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa39.28%
International sales £000s6,507
Total sales £000s8,532
Staff75
Founded2006
Websitewww.m2lasers.com

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