The A. Proctor Group has been identifi ed as one of London Stock Exchange’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium sized businesses.
The A. Proctor Group have a long and successful history of pioneering technically advanced products to meet the challenges within the construction industry. For nearly 50 years, they have been providing an extensive portfolio of solutions in the areas of advanced thermal, acoustic, timber cladding and membrane products.
The A. Proctor Group continue to invest in Research & Development, so that their accomplishment of continuous specialist product solutions continues. Their aim is to be the preferred and most trusted resource for the products and services required for the building envelope.
To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, signifi cantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com.
Keira Proctor, Managing Director of the A. Proctor Group said:
“We are delighted to have been included in this Report and to have been identifi ed as one of the LSE 1000 Companies to inspire Britain. It is not something that you can apply to be in so it was a well-received surprise for us. The list highlights the diversity of successful UK businesses. We would like to thank our employees who are our biggest asset for their hard work and dedication to the A. Proctor Group. Through innovation and hard work we are collectively responsible for growth in the business and successes.”
Xavier Rolet, Chief Executive, London Stock Exchange Group said:
“High growth SMEs are the driving force behind the UK economy, developing the skills, jobs and growth we need. But ambition alone is not enough; their success must be highlighted and their growth properly supported with appropriate fi nance. That’s why today’s event is so important: demonstrating the strong alliance between UK Government, fi nancial market participants, investors, entrepreneurs and companies to support these inspiring businesses. Today’s celebration is fundamental to London Stock Exchange’s core, the need to support UK high growth companies in their journeys from Start-up to Stardom and create an entrepreneurship revolution.”
Writing in the publication, The Rt. Hon. George Osborne MP said:
“UK high-growth businesses are leading the charge in rebuilding our economy. These companies are the backbone of the British economy. They create high-quality, well paid jobs, innovate and drive economic growth. This government fully understands the need to support ambitious entrepreneurs and ensure they can access the fi nance they need to grow. We have held the steadfast belief that –alongside defi cit reduction – nurturing entrepreneurs, creating jobs, supporting hard-working families and keeping taxes low would get the UK economy back on track. Our measures to increase access to finance for business and encourage more investment have had a transformative effect on our economy.”
A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com