International Track 200

Under chairman Chris Thompson, 64, this subsea equipment specialist more than doubled exports to £21.3 million in the year to September 2020. Private equity firm LDC increased its minority stake in 2019 after originally investing in 2013. The company has continued to grow during the pandemic, supporting the roll-out of new products, and is currently building new testing facilities at its Gateshead base.

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Company details
Year2021
Rank11
CompanyExpress Engineering
ActivitySubsea equipment engineer
LocationGateshead
2-yr av intl sales growth pa130.89%
International sales £000s*21,275
Total sales £000s*36,078
Staff217
Founded1973
Websitewww.express-engineering.co.uk

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