The firm won two prizes at the annual Fastest 50 event organised by Newcastle law firm Ward Hadaway
The Sunderland-based company, now a part of Wärtsilä, won the award for the overall fastest growing North East business of 2017, as well as being named the fastest growing medium-sized business in the region.
Puregas Solutions specialises in delivering efficient and reliable biogas upgrading solutions using its own CApure process.
The technology enables the company to upgrade raw biogas to biomethane /Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) for direct injection into the gas grid, compression for vehicle fuelling (bioCNG) or liquefied to provide bioLNG (liquefied natural gas) – all forms of low carbon fuel.
Steven Scott, sales manager at Puregas Solutions, said: “It’s fantastic to win this award and we are very, very proud. “We had inkling we had done well but we didn’t expect to have won.”
Director and technical sales manager Tony Hales added: “It’s a very pleasing moment when you see the amount of work that’s gone into the company and the volume of effort that people have made over the years to get where we are is recognised.”
The Wearside business fought off stiff competition to win the fastest growing medium-sized business award, for companies with annual turnover of between £7.5 and £15m and the overall award.