A-Gas supplies environmentally friendly gases, to replace harmful CFCs in products such as refrigerators and insulation foam. Under executive chairman John Rutley, 62, the firm had international sales of £65.3m last year, helped by demand in its core markets of Australia and South Africa. It expanded internationally last year, buying Texas refrigerant group Coolgas, Ohio’s Reclamation Technologies and SA Rural and Tehnochem in Australia.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank119
CompanyA-Gas International
ActivityChemicals and gases distributor
LocationBristol
2-yr av intl sales growth pa40.87%
International sales £000s*65,339
Total sales £000s*87,796
Staff254
Founded1993
Websitewww.agas.com

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