Index Rates the Fastest-Growing, Innovative, Private Technology, Media and Telecom Companies in the United Kingdom
Scotts Valley, Calif. – Sept. 14, 2016 – Semblant, the market leader in smartphone waterproofing and liquid damage protection for consumer electronic devices, today announced it was awarded the No. 7 ranking out of the top 100 growth businesses in the United Kingdom in the 16th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table (Tech Track 100). The report ranks Britain’s private technology, media and telecoms companies according to the fastest-growing sales. Semblant’s position is based on its compound annual growth rate of 173% in licensing sales over the past three years.
“Semblant is honored to have achieved this ranking,” said Simon McElrea, CEO of Semblant. “It is further acknowledgment of the strength of our innovation and business in the burgeoning field of waterproof smartphones and consumer electronics.”
Semblant will be presented with an official league table plaque recognizing its achievement at the awards dinner in London, on Nov. 15, 2016.
The Tech Track 100 is sponsored by Hiscox, Barclays, BDO and BGF, and is compiled by Fast Track, the Oxford-based research and networking events firm. To be considered as a technology company, a company must show commitment to innovation, research and product development, and operate in sectors including software, internet, telecom and biotech. Additionally, only independent, unquoted and ultimate holding companies registered in the U.K. are eligible for consideration. This year’s Tech Track 100 companies achieved, on average, sales growth of 88% a year over three years for a combined total of £2.2bn ($2.9bn US), as well as employ 11,000 staff, having added 8,200 employees to their combined workforce over the period.
Semblant is the global leader in innovating and deploying protective nanomaterials in the electronics industry. The company’s unique nano-shield nanotechnology solutions, backed by a broad range of fundamental patents, have been designed specifically to protect electronic devices from liquid ingress, corrosion and many other forms of damage. This saves the industry billions of dollars each year in return and repair costs. Semblant’s nanocoatings are also environmentally friendly and release no hazardous materials in the manufacturing process. The company provides solutions to the mobile phone, wearable, enterprise computing, network infrastructure, medical device, automotive and space/military/aerospace markets, as well as the printed circuit board and semiconductor/semiconductor packaging industries. For more information, visit us at semblant.wpengine.com.