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Bonds produces valve, pump and general engineering castings for various industries. Operating from two foundries in the north of England, it specialises in precision steel castings for pump manufacturers and heavy castings of up to 12 tonnes used in equipment produced by large engineering multinationals such as GE and Siemens. Winning new customers across mainland Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Australasia, Bonds’ international sales have been boosted by the weak pound and have grown by 126% a year, from £1.1m in 2008 to £5.7m in 2010.

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Company details
Year2011
Rank17
CompanyBonds
ActivitySteel castings manufacturer
LocationCounty Durham
2-yr av intl sales growth pa126.12%
International sales £000s5,681
Total sales £000s11,933
Staff168
Founded1997
Websitewww.bondsfoundry.com

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