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Managing director Mike Theaker, 52, founded Daventry-based Red Arch in 2010. It designs and makes specialist parts for cars at its Northamptonshire factory, including cylinder heads, badges and engine tuning kits. It is best known for its high-performance exhaust systems, which have features such as a Bluetooth tool to modulate noise. Overseas customers, including German car maker BMW, helped lift international sales to £13.2m last year.

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Company details
CompanyRed Arch
ActivityAutomotive component manufacturer
2 yr av intl sales growth % pa40.71%
International sales £000s13,221
Total sales £000s14,690

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