This company has its roots in a 1950s motor racing team whose drivers included Graham Hill and Jackie Stewart. The father of current managing director, Sean Walker, 60, then turned to supplying automotive parts. FAI now exports to 60 countries from its 110,000 sq ft premises in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Expansion of the range and growth in Europe helped international sales reach £13.7m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank183
CompanyFAI Automotive
ActivityAutomotive parts supplier
LocationLeighton Buzzard
2-yr av intl sales growth pa35.79%
International sales £000s13,726
Total sales £000s30,123
Staff108
Founded1978
Websitewww.faiauto.com

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