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Express Engineering is a precision engineer with manufacturing facilities in Gateshead and Brazil. It produces parts and assemblies for the oil and gas sector, as well as the defence and aerospace industries. Acquisitions and investment in factories and machinery helped international sales reach £6.9m in 2013 under chief executive Nigel Davison, 49. In October, Express secured funding from private-equity house LDC to accelerate growth.

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Company details
Year2014
Rank52
CompanyExpress Engineering
ActivityPrecision engineer
LocationGateshead
2-yr av intl sales growth pa58.48%
International sales £000s6,927
Total sales £000s29,443
Staff218
Founded1973
Websitewww.express-engineering.co.uk

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