This Leicester-based manufacturer produces cast nylon components for the oil and gas, automotive and construction industries. Its products include power steering components, made for Fiat, VW and many Chinese car manufacturers. International sales hit £26.7m in 2015, and this year the company is opening a production facility in Changshu, China. Nylacast is led by chief executive Mussa Mahomed, 56, and backed by private-equity firm Caird Capital.

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Company details
Year2016
Rank150
CompanyNylacast
ActivityPlastics engineer
LocationLeicester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa23.18%
International sales £000s*26,700
Total sales £000s*33,500
Staff410
Founded1967
Websitewww.nylacast.com

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