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Top 20 Plant Hirers 2011

The Top 20 Plant Hirers league table also presents a more stable picture, with a marginal increase in overall revenue. Aggreko continues to blaze a trail at the top, returning a remarkable 25% margin on its £1.2bn turnover. There was still plenty of red ink on the balance sheet though – notably for Speedy, Harsco, Hewden Stuart, and Hydrex.

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Rank by turnover Rank by profit Company Latest turnover (£m) Previous turnover (£m) Latest pre-tax profit (£m) Previous pre-tax profit (£m) Latest margin (%) Previous margin (%)
2010 Rank by turnover
2010 Rank by profit
1 1 Aggreko  1,229.9 1,023.9 304.4 244.0 24.7 23.8 Up1 Up1
2 Down13 Ashtead  847.0 838.0 1.7 4.8 0.2 0.6 Down2 Down9
3 Down19 Speedy  354.0 351.0 -27.0 -22.8 -7.6 -6.5 3 Up18
4 Up7 Lavendon  225.0 227.0 10.7 -48.0 4.8 -21.1 5 Down20
Down5 3 Select  188.5 235.4 14.9 24.1 7.9 10.2 4 Up2
6 4 HSS  160.0 142.0 14.9 4.2 9.3 3.0 Up7 Up10
7 Down6 Vp  141.0 134.0 12.2 14.3 8.7 10.7 Up8 Up4
Down8 Down17 Harsco Infrastructure 122.4 160.6 -10.6 -3.4 -8.7 -2.1 Up6 Up14
9 Down18 Hewden Stuart  121.5 118.3 -13.8 -24.6 -11.4 -20.8 Down10 Down17
10 2 Ainscough  109.8 128.7 19.4 30.0 17.7 23.3 Down11 Up3
11 8 Brandon  103.2 86.6 7.0 -28.0 6.8 -32.3 Down13 Down19
Down12 Down20 Hydrex  88.6 118.4 -73.0 -10.1 -82.4 -8.5 Up9 Up16
13 Down12 Gap  74.3 67.7 2.3 -0.8 3.1 -1.2 Up14 Down11
Down14 Down16 Deborah Services  70.0 88.3 0.6 2.9 0.9 3.3 Down12 Down12
15 Down9 Amey Fleet Services  69.4 70.3 4.6 5.0 6.6 7.1 Up15 Up8
16 5 Andrews Sykes  56.0 54.4 14.4 13.4 25.7 24.6 Down16 Up5
17 Down10 Selwood  38.9 47.1 4.5 6.5 11.6 13.8 Up17 Up6
18 14 Quattro 34.3 32.6 0.9 -2.8 2.6 -8.6    
19 15 Generation 29.5 39.8 0.8 1.6 2.7 4.0    
20 11 Go Plant 29.3 28.7 2.7 2.1 9.2 7.3    
Totals 4,092.6 3,992.8 291.6 212.4 1.6 1.5    


All companies ranked according to their most recently filed accounts.