The late Sir Allen McClay established this pharmaceuticals developer in 2001, and it has grown to provide research, development and commercialisation services to more than 600 international biopharma companies. Based in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland, it has offices in America, Singapore and Japan, and last year announced a £31m investment plan to expand operations in Europe and North America. Alan Armstrong, 58, is chairman and chief executive.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank34
CompanyAlmac
ActivityPharmaceuticals manufacturer
LocationCo Armagh
Sales £m447.2
Operating profit £m27.1
Main shareholdersMcClay Foundation (100%)
Staff3,975
Founded2001
Websitewww.almacgroup.com

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