International Track 200

From its offices near London City airport this company supplies pharmaceuticals and medical devices to pharmacies and private hospitals around the world. A1’s products include surgical dressings made by Smith & Nephew as well as its British-made own-label range of surgical dressings and oral medicine syringes. The company’s main geographical market is the European Union, but it trades worldwide. The business was founded in 1986 by husband-and-wife team Gary and Carmen Lewis. International sales have risen by 228% a year, from £552,000 in 2008 to £5.9m in 2010.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank4
CompanyA1 Pharmaceuticals
ActivityPharmaceutical product distributor
LocationEssex
2-yr av intl sales growth pa227.83%
International sales £000s5,937
Total sales £000s26,648
Staff24
Founded1986
Websitewww.A1plc.co.uk

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