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A-Gas supplies environmentally friendly gases to replace harmful CFCs in products such as refrigerators and insulation foam. It is majority-owned by private-equity firm LDC, which backed a £70m buyout in 2011. A-Gas bought two companies in Australia and two in America the following year, lifting international sales to £97.7m in 2013. Founder and chairman John Rutley, 63, with newly-appointed chief executive Andrew Ambrose, 52, lead the Bristol-based firm.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank56
CompanyA-Gas International
ActivityChemicals and gases distributor
LocationBristol
2-yr av intl sales growth pa55.40%
International sales £000s*97,700
Total sales £000s*118,700
Staff273
Founded1993
Websitewww.agas.com

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