This Reading manufacturer designs and produces rugged mobile phones and other consumer electronics under licence from global brands such as Caterpillar and Kodak. It is also working on a bespoke range for Land Rover. The company raised £3.5m in investment from growth-capital firm BGF in 2012, and last year it released a smartphone under the Kodak brand designed to bridge the gap between high-end digital SLR models and mobile phone cameras. Bullitt is led by chief executive Peter Stephens, 50, formerly of Virgin Group, who works alongside co-founders and directors Richard Wharton, 45, Colin Batt, 59, and David Floyd, 54. Sales were £99.7m in 2016.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank90
CompanyBullitt Group
ActivityConsumer electronics designer
LocationReading
Average 3 year sales growth46.86%
Latest sales £000s*99,673
Staff98
Founded2009
Websitewww.bullitt-group.com

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