Leading sawmill and timber supplier, A&J Scott Ltd, has been named as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the North East.
The prestigious Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 Awards, in association with The Journal, celebrate growth, innovation and the commercial achievements of North East businesses.
Based on financial data filed with Companies House, the list ranks the fifty best performing privately-owned companies which have consistently increased turnover over the past three financial years, whilst remaining profitable. A&J Scott was included again in 2022 after a decade in which the family-owned company has increased the size of its main site by 20 acres and invested over £25 million in new capital equipment.
Damien Charlton a Partner at Ward Hadaway’s Newcastle Office, said, “Congratulations to A&J Scott for featuring in the 2022 Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50, it’s an incredible achievement and testament to your talented team, innovation and passion for your business and the industry you work within.
“Sectors including manufacturing, engineering, construction, technology and retail feature in this year’s Fastest 50 and we’re seeing regional businesses continue to excel which, in turn, has seen continued growth and development.
“This year’s Fastest 50 list demonstrates the unique spirit of North East businesses and how they’re determined to push boundaries, try something different and overcome any challenges they face along the way. We’re delighted to celebrate this recognition with you, and you should feel extremely proud of your achievements”.
A&J Scott Managing Director, Robert Scott, said, “We’re delighted to be included in the North East Fastest 50, showing the results of the investments made over recent years and the hard work of our team in Northumberland. With a strong team of employees and a strong, diverse customer base, we’re well placed to continue our growth in the coming years.”