Company name: ITMSoil Group
What they do: Geotechnical equipment manufacturer
The Boss: Mark Kirkbride
Latest turnover (?,000): 18,865
Four-year compound sales growth (%): 36
Latest Ebitda (?,000): 1,381
ITMSoil designs and manufactures geotechnical and structural monitoring instrumentation ? in other words, the company’s tools ensure that civil engineering, mining and railway projects don’t just fall to pieces.
The company sells through a network of 40 distributors and agents worldwide, and ITMSoil’s instruments and monitoring services have been involved in projects ranging from New York City’s $7.2bn tunnel link project, to Turkey’s Ilisu Dam, the London Underground and Crossrail, Europe’s largest civil engineering project. Turnover has more than doubled in three years to £18.9m with a pre-tax profit of £1.4m.
The company employs around 200 people, with offices in France, Germany, USA, Australia and two in London.
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