International Track 200

Operating across 12 countries, including Australia, America and South Africa, Bristol-based A-Gas supplies the refrigerants used to air-condition buildings and chill food. It also provides industrial gases and fire suppressants, and reclaims waste gases for resale. Led by chief executive Andrew Ambrose, 58, and majority-owned by private equity firm KKR, it grew overseas sales to £205.7 million in 2019. In November, it acquired Italian firm Safety Hi-Tech for an undisclosed sum.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank160
CompanyA-Gas
ActivityChemicals and gases distributor
LocationPortishead
2-yr av intl sales growth pa25.21%
International sales £000s*205,679
Total sales £000s*247,382
Staff665
Founded1993
Websitewww.agas.com

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