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SSL designs software and electronics for highway information displays and traffic monitoring systems. Examples of the motorway displays it produces include “Watch your speed” and “Think. Don’t drink and drive”. SSL also provides high-quality CCTV systems that are used to monitor Britain’s road network. SSL was established in 1983 and managing director Louis Thompson bought out the founder in 1998. Sales at the Bristol firm have grown 52% a year from £1.6m in 2003 to £3.7m in 2005.

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Company details
ActivityElectronics and software developer
Average 3 year sales growth52.19%
Latest sales £000s3,730

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