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This Rotherham-headquartered firm is led by founder and managing director Chris Rea, 65, who says the business is developing enhanced, patented technology for almost all wet and dry gas-seal applications. The company operates in more than 230 locations worldwide, supplying customers in 104 countries. Sales have grown steadily to reach £181.3m in 2018.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank151
CompanyAESSEAL
ActivityMechanical seal manufacturer
LocationRotherham
Sales £m181.3
Operating profit £m27.9
Main shareholdersChristopher Rea (57%), 3i (43%)
Staff1,819
Founded1979
Websitewww.aesseal.co.uk

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