Motorway signs from this company display safety messages such as “Watch your speed” and “Don’t phone while driving”. SSL’s systems also monitor Britain’s road network, and the firm has developed a CCTV system for the Highways Agency. Its other CCTV services include streaming video from motorway cameras to traffic monitoring centres via the internet. Managing director Louis Thompson completed the buyout of the Bristol business in 1998, and its sales have grown by 66% a year from £1.7m in 2004 to £4.7m in 2006.

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Company details
Year2007
Rank68
CompanySSL
ActivityElectronics and software developer
LocationBristol
Average 3 year sales growth65.67%
Latest sales £000s4,669
Staff87
Founded1983
Websitewww.simulation-systems.co.uk

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