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Founded over a century ago as a supplier of valves for steamships and lamps for miners, Bifold now makes valves and pumps for the oil and gas industry. In 2012, LDC backed a £70m buyout led by managing director Gary Jacobson, 46. Offices in Manchester, Houston and Singapore helped international sales hit £25.5m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank183
CompanyBifold Group
ActivityMechanical engineer
LocationManchester
2-yr av intl sales growth pa21.89%
International sales £000s25,496
Total sales £000s38,376
Staff262
Founded1880
Websitewww.bifold-fluidpower.co.uk

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