International Track 200

Peak Scientific makes gas generators for laboratories — including nitrogen and hydrogen generators — for use with other scientific equipment. Managing director Robin MacGeachy, 51, founded the company in 1992 and it now has 14 offices worldwide. It also has wholesale distributors in a further 70 countries, and has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade four times. Overseas sales reached £29.4m in 2014.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank144
CompanyPeak Scientific
ActivityNitrogen generator manufacturer
LocationRenfrewshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa24.22%
International sales £000s29,416
Total sales £000s34,105
Staff 271
Founded1992
Websitewww.peakscientific.com

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