Exports hit £6.5m on sales of £16.1m at Rockford in 2016, thanks to overseas customers in the aerospace, defence and industrial sectors. Led by managing director Peter Lion, 55, it develops electrical components and wiring that are used in helicopters, aircraft and armoured vehicles. The Suffolk firm has clients across Europe and the Middle East, including Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems and Caterpillar. It operates from three UK manufacturing sites and has an office in the United Arab Emirates.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank9
CompanyRockford
ActivityElectrical component manufacturer
LocationSuffolk
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa161.63%
International sales £000s6,526
Total sales £000s16,087
Staff283
Founded1978
Websitewww.rockford.co.uk

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