Founded by managing director Robin MacGeachy, 52, in 1997, this Scottish company designs and makes nitrogen and hydrogen generators. An alternative to buying gases in cylinders, these are used in labs with mass spectrometers and other precision equipment. It now has large operations in North America, China and India. Exports reached £40.3m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank185
CompanyPeak Scientific
ActivityGas generator manufacturer
LocationRenfrewshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa19.48%
International sales £000s*40,310
Total sales £000s*46,137
Staff360
Founded1997
Websitewww.peakscientific.com

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