Tech specialist Magma Digital is celebrating a record turnover on its 20th year in business.

The software and consultancy firm, based in Lancashire, employs some of the country’s top specialists in bespoke software development and IT strategy.

In the last year, the company has seen record growth, with turnover for the previous quarter up 201 per cent and turnover expected to hit £1.3 million by the end of the year.

The company was founded in 1999 by Jeremy and Priscilla Coates and has grown from a start-up operation to employing more than 20 staff.

Co-founder, Jeremy Coates said: “We are absolutely delighted to say that this is our 20th year as a firm, we’ve gone from a small, entrepreneur start-up to one of the country’s tech leaders in co-creation of software.

“The icing on the cake is we’ve had an incredible quarter for our 20th year as well, with sales up by 201%. In fact, the 20th year as a whole looks set to be our best yet.”

Jeremy is also one of the founders and director of Digital Lancashire, a community interest company dedicated to accelerating the digital economy in the county.

Magma Digital employs “Zend” qualified PHP software engineers and is recognised in the industry as a specialist in the field of business consultancy and transformation.

The firm works with clients including the DHL Supply Chain, Canal & Rivers Trust, Datix & Vita Cellular Foams.