This Newcastle-based group specialises in steel fabrication and engineering for customers operating on and under the sea. The business was founded in 1982 by managing director William Close, 70, and remains under family ownership. It says that taking on more substantial contracts, including subsea trenching, helped profits rise to £3.7m in 2013.
This profile reflects the company at time of publication and does not reflect any changes that may have subsequently occurred. Fast Track and its sponsors do not endorse, guarantee or recommend investment in any of the companies.