2011 International Track 100 league table - UK

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Rank Company
Activity
Intl sales growth
% pa
Latest
intl sales
£m
Base
intl sales
£m
  Comment
1 SMS Electronics
Electronics manufacturer
417.53 18.7 0.7    International sales have rocketed thanks to demand for its video-conferencing systems
2 Forward Internet Group
Media developer and investor
286.69 *45.4 3.0    Says it has registered 1.3m US users for its ‘Invisible Hand’ price-comparison technology
3 Kelway
IT services provider
249.43 19.2 1.6    Has an office in Dubai and is planning to expand into South Africa
4 A1 Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical product distributor
227.83 5.9 0.6    Sells branded surgical dressings, pharmaceuticals and medical devices globally
5 Byrom
Sporting events manager
226.33 126.1 11.8    Provided accommodation, ticketing and IT services for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa
6 Arrowedge
Pharmaceuticals wholesaler
221.78 15.2 1.5    Plans to target sales in South America after attending a trade show
7 Intamarque
Food and toiletries distributor
206.68 11.7 1.2    Distributes mixed containers of British products to more than 30 countries
8 Redwood Distribution
Textile distributor
197.62 6.0 0.7    Supplies soft-furnishing textiles and products to more than 50 countries
9 Wilton Group
Offshore services provider
186.85 5.3 0.6    Helped to repair the largest land-based crane in the world
10 Clipper Logistics Group
Warehousing and distribution
160.76 14.4 2.1    Has 28 distribution centres around Europe and recently acquired operations in Germany
11 Halian
IT services provider
158.06 10.2 1.5    Plans to use its Dubai office as a gateway to other Middle Eastern countries
12 Veritek Global
Engineering services provider
156.41 8.6 1.3    Expanded by acquiring photo-imaging service companies in eight mainland European countries
13 MPM products
Pet food producer
152.52 ‡3.3 0.5    Sells cat and dog food and products to continental Europe and the Far East
14 Chain Reaction Cycles
Online bike retailer
143.20 48.6 8.2    Exports more than doubled in one year to £49m in 2009
15 Eden McCallum
Management consultancy
136.82 4.2 0.7    Works with a network of 400 consultants across six continents
16 The Book Depository
Online book retailer
127.09 51.8 10.0    Ships free of charge to 101 countries, with its main markets in Canada, Australia and America
17 Bonds
Steel castings manufacturer
126.12 5.7 1.1    Increased exports to Europe and the Americas and identified new markets in the east
18 E-Tech Group
Electrical engineer
116.56 12.8 2.7    Runs football training schools in the villages near its offices in Ghana
19 Flying Music
Music producer and promoter
112.98 5.5 1.2    Is behind world-touring musical shows The Rat Pack and Thriller Live
20 ioko
Digital media systems integrator
112.75 ‡12.1 2.7    Provides the internet platforms for TV companies in America to offer ‘catch up’ viewing
21 Datix
Healthcare software developer
109.34 ‡3.0 0.7    Sells across four continents and plans subsidiaries in America
22 Melrob Group
Chemicals distributor
108.22 6.5 1.5    Has acquired a Japanese distribution company to strengthen its Asian presence
23 Eazyfone
Mobile phone recycler
107.77 38.0 8.8    Collects and reconditions mobile phones from European users for sale in Africa and Asia
24 MDSL
Technology expense manager
106.94 6.2 1.4    Provides cost-management services from offices in Tokyo, Macau and New York
25 Mr Tyre
Tyre retailer
103.89 5.1 1.2    Supplies spare car parts to mainland Europe, North America and Asia from 24 English depots
26 Elmwood Design
Brand design consultancy
103.15 5.5 1.3    Offers brand design to global companies from offices in America, Singapore and Australia
27 Garrets International
Marine catering agent
102.48 24.2 5.9    Monitors the food supply to about 640 merchant vessels worldwide
28 Joseph Joseph
Household goods manufacturer
100.11 ‡7.6 1.9    Exports its products to 65 countries, including Japan, where it sells cooking chopsticks
29 RSK
Environmental consultancy
99.03 18.3 4.6    Helps multinational energy companies assess the environmental impact of their projects
30 Target Group
Financial software developer
94.62 ‡4.3 1.1    Provides software and outsourcing to financial companies in Europe and Australasia
31 Pharmarama International
Clinical trials supplier
94.53 13.3 3.5    Supplies pharmaceuticals worldwide from offices and warehouses in Britain and America
32 Fever-Tree
Mixer drinks manufacturer
93.76 ‡4.3 1.1    Exports to 25 countries, with a strong presence in America and Spain
33 Cath Kidston
Lifestyle retailer
92.98 10.4 2.8    Has eight shops in Japan, two in South Korea and two in Ireland
34 Rainbow Cosmetics
Fragrance wholesaler
92.47 ‡4.6 1.2    Exports cosmetic, tanning and bronzing products to Denmark, Sweden and Poland
35 ByBox
Delivery systems operator
91.86 3.9 1.1    Delivers direct to more than 25,000 locker boxes across Europe
36 Pharmarama
Clinical trials supplier
90.45 7.0 1.9    Supplies pharmaceuticals to America from offices and a warehouse in Boston, Massachusetts
37 Skrill
Online payment provider
89.81 32.9 9.1    Offers its service in 40 different languages in Europe, America and Asia
38 Divex
Diving equipment manufacturer
85.89 43.3 12.5    Sells deep-sea-diving equipment worldwide
39 Balmoral Group
Plastics engineer
81.78 48.8 14.8    Designs and makes buoyancy aids used in offshore oil work, including in Africa and Brazil
40 bet365
Online bookmaker
81.61 265.5 *80.5    Its website is available in 17 languages, including Greek, Slovak and Chinese
41 PKR
3D poker website operator
81.61 23.2 7.0    Players from around Europe and Canada can take part in this company’s 3D poker games
42 Imparta
Business trainer
81.36 2.3 0.7    Partners with global training organisations to teach sales-and-marketing techniques to clients
43 Rebound Electronics
Electronic components distributor
81.34 ‡54.4 16.6    Trades from offices in 14 countries, including Germany, Poland, India and China
44 Danwood Group
Office equipment supplier
80.65 34.3 10.5    Supplies and services office machines in Ireland and Florida
45 Genuine Solutions
Mobile accessories distributor
79.00 ‡12.3 3.9    Exports to mainland Europe and Russia, with plans to expand into America this year
46 Nationwide Produce
Produce marketer
78.88 16.8 *5.3    Recently hired a former Russian farm manager to help target the region
47 Really Useful Products
Storage box supplier
78.39 11.6 3.7    Supplies Staples and Walmart in America
48 JD Classics
Classic car restorer
77.23 6.5 2.1    Races classic cars in Monte Carlo, Laguna Seca and Le Mans
49 JW Galloway
Beef and lamb producer
74.02 41.7 13.8    Exports Scotch beef and lamb to France, Belgium and Italy
50 Ultimate Products
Homeware designer and sourcer
73.16 22.8 7.6    Has offices in Britain and Belgium and a large showroom in Hong Kong
51 Start Creative
Graphic design agency
72.70 4.1 1.4    Developed interactive store terminals with help from the University of Freiburg in Germany
52 The Professional Darts Corporation
Professional darts promoter
71.96 1.6 0.5    Promotes darts tournaments and sells television coverage around the world
53 Global Infusion Group
Events and tours caterer
71.86 ‡2.9 1.0    Provides the catering for world-touring concerts and corporate events
54 The Foundry
Visual effects software developer
71.51 ‡11.2 3.8    Licenses its products to film-production studios in Hollywood and Bollywood
55 Citihub
IT consultancy
71.32 ‡4.8 1.6    Claims to provide IT services to seven of the top ten biggest global investment banks
56 M2M
PC components distributor
71.09 10.3 3.5    Trades IT parts with firms such as Samsung in America, the Far East and mainland Europe
57 Rayburn Trading
Toiletries wholesaler
68.78 35.1 12.3    Sells own-brand health-and-beauty and household products worldwide
58 DCA Design International
Product design consultancy
68.44 7.6 2.7    Provides product-design and development consultancy internationally
59 Mobica
Software engineering services
68.25 3.3 1.2    Sells to big consumer-electronics and mobile firms in mainland Europe, America and Asia
60 Key Travel
Travel agency
68.05 5.7 2.0    Has served the global non-profit community for 30 years
61 RFL Communications
Telecoms services provider
67.64 1.8 0.6    Constructed the communications network for a Jordanian electricity company
62 Micro Nav
Simulation systems developer
67.56 ‡5.6 2.0    96% of sales are overseas, with key markets being mainland Europe, the Middle East and Asia
63 Seafast Logistics
Logistics provider
66.55 4.5 1.6    Provides logistics to difficult or hostile places such as Iraq and Afghanistan
64 Travel Counsellors
Travel agency
65.77 ‡9.6 3.5    Has 1,200 travel agents operating in six countries
65 Jarvis Group
IT distributor
65.48 1.5 0.5    Distributes HP hardware throughout Europe
66 The London Fancy Box Company
Presentation packaging retailer
64.94 10.7 3.9    Packages fine perfumes for the luxury French brands Chanel and Estée Lauder
67 Hydra Mining Tools International
Mining tools producer
64.74 8.7 3.2    International sales have been boosted by its Chinese and American subsidiaries
68 Corinthian Marketing
Collectibles and toys marketer
63.52 3.2 1.2    Claims it has sold 10m figurines of the cartoon character Ben 10 globally since 2008
69 ClinTec International
Clinical researcher
63.46 11.4 4.3    Supports pharma companies worldwide to develop medicines against major diseases
70 Aedas
Architectural services provider
62.87 19.2 7.2    Designs infrastructure projects in the Middle East
71 Pure Technology
Optics wholesaler
62.51 4.9 1.9    Distributes designer eyewear and ophthalmic lenses to mainland Europe and America
72 Lock Inspection Systems
Metal detector manufacturer
61.91 11.4 *4.3    Expanding further into China, India, Turkey and Indonesia and is planning to target Russia
73 Natural Products
Gift maker
61.44 ‡5.1 2.0    Has boosted its brand overseas by including its website details on every product sold
74 Interport
Pharmaceuticals wholesaler
61.26 13.8 5.3    Sells medicines to Swedish pharmacies
75 Sheffield Refractories
Refractory material manufacturer
61.00 2.2 0.9    Manufactures cement for clients in mainland Europe and Asia
76 Stage One Creative Services
Stage set manufacturer
60.47 3.3 1.3    Builds stage sets for events around the world
77 Wild Automotive
Automotive parts manufacturer
59.63 21.5 8.4    Makes components for car manufacturers in mainland Europe, America and Asia
78 Eurokey Recycling
Recycler
59.45 ‡21.5 8.4    Sells raw recycled materials to reprocessors in the Far East
79 EA Technology
Energy consultancy
58.92 4.6 1.8    Having launched internationally in 2007, the company now does business in 86 countries
80 Multiflight
Aviation services provider
58.51 1.3 0.5    Sells aircraft internationally and provides engineering services worldwide
81 Lingo24
Translation services provider
57.28 ‡2.7 1.1    Its translation service runs 24 hours a day all over the world
82 Selby Jennings
Financial sector recruiter
57.26 3.2 1.3    Has an iPhone app to help build a global network of recruits
83 Miswa Chemicals
Chemicals manufacturer
56.24 9.5 3.9    Supplies car and home-care products to Central and West Africa
84 The Dune Group
Footwear retailer
56.08 15.0 *6.2    Sells shoes through 28 franchises overseas, mainly in the Middle East
85 thebigword
Translation services provider
55.42 19.2 8.0    Operates in 55 countries using translators from 72 countries
86 Severn Glocon
Industrial valve manufacturer
55.23 27.1 11.2    Has factories in Britain and India and is developing manufacturing capability in China
87 Pricecheck Toiletries
Toiletries wholesaler
54.22 5.3 2.2    Wholesales health-and-beauty products in mainland Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand
88 Hudson
Fashion footwear designer
54.19 2.4 1.0    Exports its shoes to mainland Europe, America and Asia
89 Corven
Management consultancy
53.22 5.7 2.4    Has offices in Boston, Chicago and Hong Kong
90 Pole Star Space Applications
Maritime communications provider
53.01 8.1 3.5    Provides tracking systems to the maritime industry worldwide
91 Sapphire Systems
Systems integrator
52.22 1.3 0.6    Has opened offices in America and Mumbai to offer round-the-clock support
92 Coin Co International
Currency exchange provider
51.79 6.8 3.0    Opening offices in Germany, Australia, Ireland, Canada and America has boosted sales
93 Guidance
Technology services provider
51.70 6.4 2.8    Anticipates most growth in South America and mainland Europe
94 Microgard
Safety workwear manufacturer
51.38 9.0 *3.9    Its global distribution network covers mainland Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australasia
95 Beds and Bars
Hostel and bar operator
51.23 10.0 4.4    Aims to place a hostel and bar in every big European city
96 Cope Allman Jaycare
Healthcare products supplier
51.22 9.5 4.2    Doubled its international business by purchasing its main British competitor
97 Challenge Power Transmission
Transmission parts maker
50.14 3.8 1.7    New offices in the Czech Republic have boosted sales to eastern Europe
98 Impex Parts
Automotive parts supplier
50.07 5.8 2.6    Ships spare car parts to Ford main dealers in mainland Europe, Asia and Australia
99 Aquaterra Energy
Offshore engineer
49.56 17.3 7.7    Has worked on offshore oil rigs in Egypt, Angola, Azerbaijan, Vietnam and Indonesia
100 Ancasta Group
Boat retailer
49.53 6.3 2.8    Sells yachts from offices in Majorca and the south of France
* annualised figure
‡ international sales not filed at Companies House