A family-owned business since 1953, Ego is a pharmaceutical company specialising in dermatology. It researches, manufactures and markets over 120 products including QV Skincare, SunSense sunscreen, Aqium Hand Sanitiser and Pinetarsol.
The company’s products are available in 27 countries, including China where sales rose by 179 per cent in 2016–17. Exports increased by 23 per cent over the past 12 months and comprised 43 per cent of total revenue.
In January 2017, Ego opened a new $35 million headquarters, with a 9,000-pallet storage and distribution centre, and new office facilities to house its continually growing workforce.
Judges commended Ego on their commitment to continual improvement underpinning their export activities and their clear export strategy