Engineer and Niftylift chairman Roger Bowden, 71, founded this company in a garden shed in 1985. The Milton Keynes firm designs and makes mobile hydraulic work platforms such as cherry pickers and access lifts, which it sells throughout Europe, America, the Far East and Middle East, Australia and South Africa. International sales hit £83.2m in 2017, under managing director John Keely, 58.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank51
CompanyNiftylift
ActivityLift manufacturer
LocationMilton Keynes
2-yr av intl sales growth pa79.94%
International sales £000s83,247
Total sales £000s107,173
Staff481
Founded1985
Websitewww.niftylift.com

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