Focusrite develops recording equipment used by sound engineers, professional musicians and bedroom amateurs. It outsources most of its production to China, and sales to its biggest overseas markets – the US and Germany – grew to £19.5m in 2012. Led by founder Phil Dudderidge, 64, it decided earlier this year to bring some production back to the UK.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank117
CompanyFocusrite Audio Engineering
ActivityRecording equipment developer
LocationHigh Wycombe
2-yr av intl sales growth pa41.25%
International sales £000s19,534
Total sales £000s25,270
Staff85
Founded1985
Websitewww.focusrite.com

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