West Design Products pick up a fastest growing business 2019 award
By Mark Hayhurst 11 Nov 2019
West Design Products, the UK’s leading manufacturer, distributor and innovator of art and craft, education, toy and stationery products, has been revealed as one of Kent’s fastest-growing businesses in the eagerly anticipated MegaGrowth 50 list.
Organised and managed by the KM Media Group, businesses are ranked by increase in turnover over the last three financial years.
Having previously come runner up in 2017 and 2018, West Design Products claimed the coveted first place in this year’s export category – being named as Kent’s fastest growing exporter 2019 with an impressive 470.1 per cent growth in turnover.
On top of this, and equally as impressive, West Design Products also claimed 29th place in the overall 2019 MegaGrowth 50 awards, which comprises of the top 50 fastest-growing private companies in the county. Their drive for success and entrepreneurial spirit has ensured they’ve remained a regular fixture on the list throughout the years.
After another year dominated by uncertainty over Brexit, the list demonstrates that despite the challenges, firms in the UK are pushing ahead and growing their revenues at impressive levels.
Jo Bray, Managing Director – Sales and Marketing, said: “We’re absolutely delighted to have been listed as one of Kent’s fastest-growing businesses. Our success is all down to the incredible hard work that the whole team is putting in.
“After successfully incorporating docrafts, and investing further in our operational and service capabilities, we continue to provide our customers and the art and craft community with an unparalleled range products and services.”
Michael Bray, Director, added: “I’m so proud of the team, this achievement is testament to the great work they’ve all been putting in. Helping our customers create their business success is at the heart of everything we do here at West Design.”