This pharmaceutical firm, founded in 1969, researches, develops and produces a wide range of veterinary drugs sold in 120 countries. It is based in Northern Ireland and has manufacturing facilities in the UK, Ireland and Kenya. Chief executive Liam Nagle, 55, oversaw new product releases in Europe and America last year, helping boost sales by 11% to £238.7m.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank91
CompanyNorbrook Laboratories
ActivityPharmaceuticals manufacturer
LocationCo Down
Sales £m238.7
Operating profit £m38.5
Main shareholdersThe Lord Ballyedmond family trust (100%)
Staff2,224
Founded1969
Websitewww.norbrook.com

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