Co-founded in 2000 by engineer Simon Phillips, 48, this Portsmouth-based firm makes plastic parts, arm rests and other interior products for the global automotive industry. It manufactures in China, Turkey and Sunderland for customers including Ford, Nissan and Volkswagen. Delivery sites from Brazil to Japan handle supply. Exports hit an annualised £43.5m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank175
CompanyCT Automotive
ActivityCar parts supplier
LocationPortsmouth
2-yr av intl sales growth pa37.07%
International sales £000s†43,536
Total sales £000s†71,957
Staff2,361
Founded2000
Websitewww.ct-automotive.net

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