ARQUIMEA tops the FT1000 list of Europe’s fastest-growing businesses in the aerospace and defense sector.

March 2, 2023
  • ARQUIMEA repeats for the third time in the ranking with an annual growth of 126%.
  • The company achieved the third position among Spanish companies and improved in the general ranking with the 139th position.
  • During its more than 17 years of experience, the company has evolved from a manufacturer of critical components for satellites to become a reference supplier of crutial subsystems and has the capacity to design and manufacture small satellites.

Madrid, March 1, 2023. Financial Times rates ARQUIMEA as the fastest-growing aerospace company in Europe, according to the seventh edition of the ranking “FT 1000: Europe’s fastest growing companies in 2023.

Financial Times and Statista organize the annual “FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies” ranking. The growth criteria required to enter the ranking are very demanding and ARQUIMEA has achieved to be in the top positions for three consecutive years. In this edition, ARQUIMEA is the fastest-growing company in the aerospace sector in Europe and the third among the Spanish companies in the ranking.

ARQUIMEA is a technology company that operates in technically demanding sectors worldwide, including aerospace, biotechnology, big science, and fintech. It has more than 17 years of experience and more than 500 professionals. The company grew 126% in the last year and improved its position in the ranking to 139th place.

In the aerospace sector, ARQUIMEA stands out for its sustained growth for nearly twenty years. The company began designing and manufacturing critical components for satellites. Nowadays, it is a reference supplier of mechanical and electronic subsystems and has the capacity to design and manufacture small components. Recently, ARQUIMEA buys IberEspacio, a company specialized in thermal control systems and structures for satellites, with more than 30 years of experience.

This ranking collects revenue growth data for European companies in the three years to 2021. The ranking shows how many companies prospered despite the pandemic or, in many cases, because of it, thanks to their flexibility and ability to adapt to new market demands.

In this year’s FT1000 ranking, 356 of the featured companies also ranked last year and 125 have been on the list for three consecutive years, including ARQUIMEA. Although the UK hosts four of the top five groups in the rankings, it remains the third most represented country with 155 fast-growing companies, behind Italy with 260 and Germany with 217, leaving the country’s positions unchanged from last year.