This pharmaceutical company researches, develops and produces a wide range of veterinary and human drugs. Owned by chairman and chief executive Lord Ballyedmond, 69, it also manufactures pharmaceutical ingredients in the Czech Republic, Ireland, Kenya and Britain. Headquartered in Northern Ireland, it sells to 120 countries, with exports accounting for the majority of sales.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank156
CompanyNorbrook Laboratories
ActivityPharmaceuticals maker
LocationCounty Down
Sales £m191.7
Operating profit £m22.4
Main shareholdersLord Ballyedmond (100%)
Staff1,724
Founded1968
Websitewww.norbrook.com

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