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Electronics manufacturer 288.68% This Bedford firm makes electronic components, circuit boards and labelling and control systems for the aerospace, telecoms and transport sectors. In 2007 founders John Mayes and Chris Johnson, both 56, bought a site in the Czech Republic. Half the workforce are now based there and its proximity to customers in Switzerland and Germany boosted international sales to £10.3m in 2012. Recent investment at its UK factories has increased production capacity by 70%.

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Company details
Year2013
Rank4
CompanyParagon Electronics
ActivityContract electronics manufacturer
LocationBedfordshire
2-yr av intl sales growth pa288.68%
International sales £000s10,272
Total sales £000s30,248
Staff331
Founded1991
Websitewww.paragon-electronics.com

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