International Track 200

Covpress has a varied manufacturing history dating back over a century but today 85% of the Coventry company’s orders are for vehicle bodywork. International sales are driven largely by orders from Renault France and Nissan Barcelona, work secured in part by the firm’s achievement of global quality standards. Under managing director Mike Gillett, international sales have grown 28% a year from £5.4m in 2009 to £8.8m in 2011. Worldwide sales are expected to grow further when the company starts work on the new X82 van, the Vauxhall Vivaro, in 2014.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank153
CompanyCovpress
ActivityAutomotive parts manufacturer
LocationCoventry
2-yr av intl sales growth pa28.24%
International sales £000s8,845
Total sales £000s64,008
Staff444
Founded1890
Websitewww.covpress.com

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