This company has on its staff a team of professional abseilers — just one of the many ways it maintains electrical equipment in hazardous areas for energy companies such as BP and Shell. The Stirling-based business has an office in Abu Dhabi, and growth in this Middle Eastern division helped international sales reach £5.6m in 2015, under owner and managing director Colin Rowley, 44.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank94
CompanyDron & Dickson
ActivityElectrical equipment supplier
LocationStirling
2-yr av intl sales growth pa38.93%
International sales £000s5,573
Total sales £000s45,223
Staff162
Founded1927
Websitewww.drondickson.com

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