This Aberdeen firm designs and manufactures undersea cables and connectors for use in the defence, oil and gas and renewable sectors. Strong growth in its Singapore-headquartered Asian division helped overseas sales reach £4.2m in 2016, with future growth in the region focused on South Korea, Vietnam and China. Last year, managing director Doug Whyte, 62, announced the opening of a new office in Florida, with plans to build a manufacturing facility to service the growing US market.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank66
CompanyHydro
ActivitySubsea engineering services
LocationAberdeenshire
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa45.44%
International sales £000s4,243
Total sales £000s10,566
Staff111
Founded1991
Websitewww.hydrogroup.plc.uk

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