International Track 200

This company was founded in 1951 by Harry Erben and has been expanding under the management of his youngest son, Sasha, 38, since 2001. It makes and distributes packaging, bottling materials and machinery for the food and drink, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. Clients include beverages giant Diageo, which uses its equipment to fill, seal and pack bottles. Erben’s key markets are North America, South Africa and Ireland, and exports hit £7.7m in 2013.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank101
CompanyErben
ActivityPackaging manufacturer
LocationIpswich
2-yr av intl sales growth pa32.51%
International sales £000s7,743
Total sales £000s25,943
Staff 42
Founded1951
Websitewww.erben.co.uk

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