This family company designs and builds military vehicles for use in hostile environments. Its iconic HMT 400, known as the Jackal, is used by the British Army across Afghanistan. The group operates primarily out of Devon but has a subsidiary in Australia to manage the Asia Pacific market. Its growing commercial business works on civilian craft, green energy and specialist projects such as launch and recovery systems for the RNLI. Under chief executive Nick Ames, 50, exports in 2016 reached £31.4m.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank3
CompanySC Group
ActivityAll-terrain vehicle manufacturer
LocationDevon
2-yr av intl sales growth pa248.40%
International sales £000s31,363
Total sales £000s43,086
Staff207
Founded1981
Websitewww.scgroup-global.com

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