Profit Track 100

Bradgate Containers has built a business out of finding imaginative uses for new and discarded shipping containers, converting them into noise control units for industrial uses. Benefiting from a raft of recent EU environmental legislation, particularly that governing noise levels, the Leicestershire company has won clients worldwide. It has supplied anything from containerised studios for army radio during the Gulf War to container-based equipment for use in car washes. By adding value to cheap containers, Bradgate has achieved 43% pa profit growth from £1m in 1995 to £3m in 1998. Sales rose 18% pa in the same period to £14.2m.

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Company details
Year2000
Rank71
CompanyBradgate Containers
ActivityEquipment module manufacturer
LocationLeicestershire
Annual profit growth42.51%
Latest profits £000s3,005
Latest sales £000s14,160
Staff71
Founded1982
Websitewww.bradgate.co.uk

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