Based in Manchester, Supreme Imports began life in 1970 selling toys and watches from the back of a van. It has since evolved into a distributor and maker of batteries and lighting, selling more than 300m batteries and 65m light bulbs a year. Exports, mainly to Europe, grew to £12.2m in 2016, under managing director Sandy Chadha, 48.
|Activity||Battery and lighting wholesaler|
|2-yr av intl sales growth pa||20.47%|
|International sales £000s||12,212|
|Total sales £000s||59,028|
* Supplied by company † Annualised figure