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This Manchester firm designs and makes parts for the automotive and aerospace industries. Its factories in Britain, France, Slovakia, Germany, Brazil, America and China, alongside ventures in Turkey and India, supply customers such as BMW, Ford and Nissan. The group has acquired businesses with design manufacture and assembly capabilities to reduce customer supply chains. In January, non-exec chairman Kevin Morley, 69, and chief executive Mark Franckel, 56, led the acquisition of automotive parts supplier BorgWarner’s thermostat business for a reported €24m.

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Company details
CompanyArlington Industries Group
ActivityComponents supplier
Sales £m*182.6
Operating profit £m*3.2
Main shareholdersCartesian Capital (77%), Mark Franckel (10%), other (13%)

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* supplied by company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda