If you feel a little chilly at home this winter, Warmup may be able to help. It makes underfloor heating systems for bathrooms, kitchens and conservatories, sold by retailers such as Topps Tiles and Tiles R Us. Mike Currie, the South African founder, brought the idea to Britain in 1994. Sales have grown by more than 77% a year from £627,000 in 1999 to £3.5m in 2002. Last year Warmup opened an office in Connecticut and began trading in America.

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Company details
Year2003
Rank61
CompanyWarmup
ActivityUnderfloor heating maker
LocationWest London
Annual sales rise over 3 years77.02%
Latest sales £000s3,475
Staff24
Founded1994
Websitewww.warmup.co.uk

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