International Track 200

Tsukuba University in Japan, the Michelin tyre factory in Dundee and Peckforton Castle in Cheshire are just some of the sites protected by this company’s products. Founded 30 years ago by Tony Ratcliffe, 65, Paxton manufactures security systems that control access to doors. Key markets include America, the Benelux countries and Scandinavia, and exports hit £7.7m last year. The company is now eyeing expansion in the UAE and South Africa.

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Company details
Year2015
Rank175
CompanyPaxton
ActivitySecurity systems manufacturer
LocationBrighton
2-yr av intl sales growth pa19.47%
International sales £000s*7,703
Total sales £000s*25,798
Staff 232
Founded1985
Websitewww.paxton-access.co.uk

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