Hot 100 2012 – 70: A&B Glass

The basics

Company name: A&B Glass
What they do: Manufacturer of windows, doors and conservatories
Headquarters: Sudbury
The boss: Ray Byford

The financials

Latest turnover (?,000): 38,513
Four-year compound sales growth (%): 34
Latest Ebitda (?,000): 1,795

The details

This manufacturer of PVC-U windows, doors and conservatories was created in 1981, and since then has been on a steady acquisition trail. 

Run by sole shareholder Ray Byford, A&B Glass has added four well established companies to the group, spread across the UK from Hull to Poole. 

The company, which has a 90,000 square foot site in Sudbury, also has a network of approved installers for its own product range. Profitability has trebled within the last four years, from £580k to £1.8m, while turnover has increased from £16m to £38.5m making compound growth of 34 per cent.

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