Bronze Alu is one of the “1000 companies that inspire Europe” according to the London Stock Exchange Group report.
This annual report highlights Europe’s most dynamic companies and demonstrates the crucial importance of SMEs in European economic growth, innovation and job creation.
To be included in the list, companies needed to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their country peers and be innovative.
Brass foundry originally created in 1920, Bronze Alu supplies today parts in aluminum, copper-aluminum, steel and iron steel.
The company masters prototyping, design, die casting, machining and assembly.
Bronze Alu is today a tier 1 and 2 automotive supplier, specialised in the production of gearbox forks for manufacturers such as Renault, Ford & Getrag, PSA & Opel…
Bronze Alu diversified into aeronautics in 2014 and also produces parts for the railways, energy and industry, in France and Romania.
With a turnover of nearly €40 million, 80% of which is generated from exports, and with 300 employees, Bronze Alu is an innovative company that files 2 to 3 patents per year.
Romain Rérolle, CEO, Bronze Alu Group:
“This well-deserved recognition from the London Stock Exchange Group reflects our customers’ confidence in our strength to develop innovative and competitive quality products adapted to each of our markets, as well as the competence and commitment of all our employees.
Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness:
“SMEs are the backbone of the European economy, which is solid and growing. Thanks to structural reforms in Member States, but also to dynamic and innovative, high-growth SMEs, employment has reached new record levels with almost 240 million people in jobs. We need to continue on that path and create a favourable business environment enabling cutting edge innovators and solid manufacturing SMEs to grow and reach their full potential. Stock exchanges, such as London Stock Exchange Group, are an essential part of our Capital Markets Union, helping those with ideas to meet their financers.”
Nikhil Rathi, CEO, London Stock Exchange Plc:
“The economic potential of Europe’s fastest growing companies is clear in ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’. The report shows high-growth SMEs are the innovators, job creators and drivers of economic growth. They have the potential to transform the European economy and give the next generation of young people the future they deserve.
“So, it is vital that we give these companies, and companies like them, access to suitable growth finance. London Stock Exchange Group is committed to supporting the job creators of tomorrow, increasing their access to long-term patient capital to fund their continued success.”
A full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com