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Foundry group secures a place on a national top performing business list

After a year of challenges and disruptions, changes and uncertainties, Westley Group has been named as one of the UK’s top-performing businesses in 2021.The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales, measured over their latest two years of available accounts.

Securing No122 on the awards list, which is now in its twelfth year, Westley Group announced it “was incredibly proud”. The results were published in the business section of The Sunday Times, as well as on the tablet edition and the fast track website. The special Covid-19 edition for 2021 highlights the important contribution that private companies have made during the pandemic over a year beyond compare. It comes just as the Westley Group has rebranded to showcase the combined capabilities of its four specialist companies as a fully integrated supply chain partner.

Talking about what this means for the Group, chief executive James Salisbury says: “In 2020 sales hit £30m and EBITDA over £3m, boosted by demand from international defence markets. To be recognised as an industry leader in such testing circumstances is testament to the dedication of our 280 people. We are trusted in safety critical industries to do the difficult things, and I’m so proud that we’re proving everyone right.”

“We’re a UK business used to delivering complex projects on a global scale,” adds group commercial director, Rob Salisbury. “The resources and platform are now in place for us to continue growing exponentially in many different markets.” Westley Group is a specialist UK partner for high integrity castings and tight tolerance machining. The organisation operates across four strategically invested manufacturing sites and specialises in sand castings, centrifugal castings, finish machining, assembly and supply chain led