Communications Specialist's Turnover Growth Excelerates; Technology Company Doubles Staff
Byline: Aled Blake Business Correspondent
MOBILE communications specialist Excelerate Technology has achieved growth in turnover of 70% in the past 12 months and more than doubled staff levels.
Cardiff-based Excelerate Technology, which supplies satellite and wireless-based data, voice and video products, employs 20 people - and is looking to add to its staff levels in 2009.
And the company announced it is to establish a new research and development centre to service future growth.
Over the last seven years, Excelerate Technology has been responsible for equipping some of the UK's largest and most advanced mobile command and control vehicles for organisations such as Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue, Strathclyde Fire and Rescue and South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
The company has also won major contracts to equip smaller, rapid-response vehicles with state-of-the-art communications technologies for a wide range of customers including the Garda in the Republic of Ireland and Kent Fire and Rescue.
Other contracts recently awarded include Fife Fire and Rescue Service, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, Wiltshire Fire and Rescue, West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust and South West Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
Excelerate was also appointed technology supplier nationally for the Department of Health'sHART (Hazardous Area Response Team) programme, which will result in this country having the world's most technically advanced and resilient ambulance service.
The company has undertaken what it describes as being a "major" programme of investment with the opening of its research and development project engineering centre.
It says this will improve its …
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