Founders Chris Rasmussen and Jon Scott led a management buyout from Boart Longyear UK to set up ITM, and subsequently conducted a reverse takeover of Soil Instruments in 2002. The Sussex group now manufactures and sells equipment that detects soil and ground movement in civil-engineering and construction projects. It recently won contracts from Network Rail and Terminal Five at Heathrow. Sales have soared 249% a year from £380,000 in 2003 to £4.6m in 2005.

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Company details
Year2006
Rank6
Companyitmsoil
ActivityGeotechnical monitoring services
LocationSussex
Average 3 year sales growth249.32%
Latest sales £000s4,637
Staff58
Founded1999
Websitewww.itm-ltd.com

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