London, UK – May 11, 2017: Procam Group (www.procam.tv) has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized businesses across the UK.
To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers. More detail on the methodology can be found in the report online at www.1000companies.com.
Procam is Europe’s leading digital cinematography and broadcast hire facility. For over 25 years, it has supplied production equipment to industry professionals throughout the United Kingdom and internationally. With offices in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow and New York, Procam’s services include equipment and crew rental, project management, workflow consultancy and 24/7 technical support. The Procam Group includes renowned lens service and manufacturing facility True Lens Services (TLS), and leading supplier of professional digital and motion picture equipment, Take 2.
JOHN BRENNAN, PROCAM GROUP CEO said:
“This is a landmark moment in the history of production facilities in the UK. Being included in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report bears testament to Procam’s strong reputation within the wider European market and surpassing of sector averages.”
“Our commitment to the industry and mission to set the benchmark for exceptional service are at the core of our business. We are passionate about investing in the next generation of technical talent in the industry. Through our rigorous and dedicated training programme, the Procam Academy, workshops and partnership with MAMA Youth, we foster and champion the development of promising talent and creating a more equal and diverse industry.”
HELEN CARDRICK, PROCAM GROUP CCO:
“Over the last 25 years, Procam has continuously sought to expand its service offering and geographical footprint to become the leading cinematography and broadcast hire provider in Europe. The Procam Group is comprised of a global team of over 200 highly motivated employees with a wide-ranging skill set. This allows our business to offer its clients a unique depth of capability while continuing to provide the bespoke and personal service that Procam is known for, both in Europe, as well as North America. This is a very exciting time for us, with plans for further expansion in new territories and acquisitions.”
ALLISON DUVAL, PROCAM GROUP MARKETING MANAGER:
“At Procam, we believe our role in the industry goes far beyond providing the latest technology and professional crew. We are consistently seeking ways to support the creative industry’s sustainability efforts, and are proud to support BAFTA’s Albert Creative Energy initiative and its mission in leading the entire industry towards renewable energy and greener content creation. Procam is committed to ensuring that its transition to renewable energy sources efficiently reduces our carbon footprint, whilst maintaining maximum productivity.”
XAVIER ROLET, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE GROUP SAID:
“Four years on, LSEG’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report continues to highlight the dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious businesses across the country that are boosting UK productivity, driving economic growth and creating jobs. The strength and diversity of these companies is readily apparent with a broad mix of UK regions and sectors represented. These companies are the very heart of an ‘anti-fragile’ economy: more robust; more flexible and less prone to boom and bust. We must ensure we continue doing all we can to support high growth potential businesses like these.
“London Stock Exchange Group is fully committed to supporting and implementing initiatives which improve access to and cut the cost of finance for growing companies. We welcome the Government’s focus on supporting SMEs as part of its Industrial Strategy and await the outcome of its review into long-term patient capital.”
THE RT HON GREG CLARK, SECRETARY OF STATE FOR BUSINESS, ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY:
“I want to congratulate the 1000 companies from across the UK featured in London Stock Exchange Group’s pioneering 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain report. Championing high growth innovative SMEs is crucial for the continued success of the UK economy and a country that works for everyone. We are committed to ensuring that companies of all sizes can access finance to grow, scale-up and create high-quality well-paid jobs across the country.”
A fully searchable database of all the companies, along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com
(Left to right) Helen Cardrick, Group Chief Financial Officer, Nicolas Marsden, Group Finance Director and Allison Duval, Group Marketing Manager are pictured here collecting Procam's award at the ceremony on 14th June 2017.